Chemical peels are one of the most versatile skin rejuvenation treatments available today. They offer the ability to reduce the appearance of common skin imperfections like scars, brown marks, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, and more. Whether you are dealing with sun damage, signs of aging, or acne scars, a chemical peel could help you look like the best version of yourself.
What are Chemical Peels?
As the name suggests, a chemical peel is a type of treatment involving the application of a chemical solution to remove some part of the outer skin layer. This encourages your own body to replace damaged skin tissue with fresh skin to help minimize signs of aging, sun damage, and other skin problems.
Peels fall into different categories. This refers to the depth of penetration of the peel. Chemical peels are also classified by their ingredients and strength of concentration.
Light peels make appropriate treatment choices for those dealing with a dull complexion, superficial acne scars, and enlarged pores. This type of peel can be thought of as a type of skin exfoliation to remove dead skin cell buildup on the surface of your skin. This inorganic material tends to have a negative impact on your complexion. Removing it allows your skin to glow.
What Conditions Does a Chemical Peel Treat?
If you are interested in a simple yet effective treatment, you owe it to yourself to consider a professional chemical peel. Regular peels offer excellent results for improving the condition of acne scars, melasma, sun spots, fine lines, dry spots, and much more.
Would I Make a Good Candidate for Chemical Peels?
You may make a good candidate for the treatment if you are dealing with signs of aging or sun damage and are looking for a non-surgical way to address these issues. We can make this determination at your initial consultation at Dr. Park Avenue. We are proud to offer AHA chemical peels using glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acid. We typically recommend a series of six to eight sessions for optimal results.