Is A Chemical Peel Right For You?

30 Dec Is A Chemical Peel Right For You?

Keeping one’s skin healthy and looking vibrant is one of the top priorities for people when it comes to lifestyle. It is not surprising, to see more procedures being developed to address individuals’ unique needs. A chemical peel is an outpatient procedure, which means you can have this performed in just about any authorized clinic offering Long Beach skin rejuvenation services and the like. Talk with your dermatologist before you make schedule a chemical peel to see if it would be right for you and to understand the limitations of this procedure.

Laser skin care providers that are also offering chemical peel procedures usually states that ideal candidates for the process are fair-skinned individuals. Those with little facial hairs are considered to be ideal candidates for a chemical peel. Do not be discouraged though if you have a darker skin tone as it is still possible to get very good results from a chemical peel when done by an experienced skin rejuvenation clinic. Your dermatologist can explain potential side effects of a chemical peel for people with darker skin tones, like uneven skin tones.

Please notify your laser skin care provider of any medications you are currently taking, including topical treatments such as salicylic acid. As a precautionary measure, doctors sometimes require you to stop taking certain drugs to prepare your skin for the chemical peel. This is important to prevent adverse reactions to the chemical peel. Some chemical peel patients will experience a mild burning sensation, which could last up to 10 minutes. Your doctor may recommend pain medication to alleviate this sensation..

A chemical peel may be able to reduce the appearance of fine lines under your eyes, wrinkles in your face, mild scars and/or age spots. Give us a call at (562) 435-5621 to learn more about chemical peels and other skin rejuvenation treatments.

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