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Chemical Peel in Liverpool, NY

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About Chemical Peels

For the highest quality results from chemical peel aesthetic treatments, we provide you with an array of options. Your customized chemical peel with exfoliating solutions (such as salicylic, glycolic, trichloroacetic, and lactic acids) will reveal more radiant skin. At our office, our providers offer chemical peel treatments that resolve skin flaws, including scars, wrinkles, fine lines, uneven patches, hyperpigmentation problems, and more. Chemical peels work by removing dead or damaged skin cells through the application of a customized solution to the skin, which causes the top layer to slough off. When your skin recovers and starts to repair and rejuvenate itself, you should see a smoother, clearer complexion. A chemical peel facial is a nonsurgical way to make your complexion bright and is appropriate for the face, neck, and décollatage.

Variations of Chemical Peels

We provide chemical peels of different levels (light and medium) to fit our patients' skin needs.

Light peels: You can receive a light peel on your lunch break and get right back to your routine. This strength of peel will remove the outer layer of skin (the epidermis), giving your complexion a more radiant appearance and smoother texture. We usually recommend that you get a light treatment once a month to maintain ideal, glowing results.

Medium-depth peels: This strength of peel penetrates further into the skin, and because of this, patients generally decide to have this level of facial treatment during an extended weekend. You may also prefer to ready yourself for increased discomfort during the peel and for about an hour after. Medium-depth peels are best for patients who have deeper damage to their skin, such as deeper lines and darker pigmentation problems.

Ideal Candidates

Receiving the suggestions of an aesthetic specialist is the first part of the journey to healthier skin. A team member will evaluate your skin during a consultation in our office before selecting a chemical peel for ideal results. Chemical peel patients typically have visible concerns in their skin, like acne scars, rough patches, flaky skin, discoloration, sun spots, fine lines, and more. Our providers decide the appropriate peel to meet your needs.

Procedure Technique

At your appointment, you will lie in a comfortable position as we administer your treatment. A team member will ensure the skin is cleaned prior to applying the personalized solution to the treatment areas. We will apply the solution onto the skin and allow it to work for an appropriate length of time. To complete the treatment, we will clean the peel off your skin and apply a neutralizing agent. Patients are encouraged to bring sunscreen or a hat to wear outside following the procedure to protect from environmental exposure and sun damage.

What to Expect

Based on the level of the chemical peel you choose, you should expect the face to feel tight and peel for several days up to two weeks. Our providers will explain methods to treat your face during your consultation. Please remember that no matter how badly your skin itches throughout the post-treatment process, you should never pick the skin off. If you do, you may cause scarring to your delicate skin!

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Housel Dermatology, P.C. can help you choose the ideal facial rejuvenation procedure for your goals. Your freshly renewed skin will look healthy and touchably silky. Contact our office in Liverpool, NY to get your cosmetic consultation today for a chemical peel treatment.

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