A chemical peel is a surgical technique used to rejuvenate the skin and eliminate skin problems like fine lines, wrinkles, dull looking skin and acne. It is a chemical solution that is applied on the surface of the skin which helps to peel of dead skin cells. It reveals the fresh layer of skin underneath. As, a result your skin looks flawless and years beyond your age. Uses of chemical peels are endless but following are the major parameters for which chemical peels are utilized:
- Acne scars
- Mature skin
- Fine lines
- Crow’s feet
- Sagging skin
- Sun spots
- Age spots
Types of a chemical peel
There are three significant types of Chemical Peels in Abu Dhabi which include superficial peel, medium peel and deep peel.
It is also called the lunch time peel. It usually involves alpha hydroxyl acids and it penetrates into the top most layer of the skin. It removes damaged skin and revives your skin by getting rid of age spots, and discoloration.
Glycolic acid is used in medium peels. Such chemical peel is slightly stronger that lunch time peel. It penetrates into the skin and is perfect for removal of freckles, dark circles and dry skin patches.
In deep peels, tricholoracetic acid is the main ingredient. It helps to remove fine lines and wrinkles and skin takes a slightly more time to heal after the treatment. However, this provides most significant results.
Are chemical peels painful?
A chemical peel definitely causes slight discomfort but it cannot be related to extreme pain. A surgeon might ask you to avoid direct exposure to the sun and advice you to utilize pain killers.
Can we do it at home?
There are many tutorials on the internet of doing it at home but it is absolutely ridiculous to do it at home. It is worthwhile to visit a Skin Care Clinic Abu Dhabi and choose the right dermatologist for your treatment.