Chemical Peel

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As the name suggests, chemical peels peel off old skin so new layers can grow in their place. This controlled removal ranges in strength, from superficial peels that use more mild acids to deep peels that penetrate several layers of skin. LEARN MORE ›
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Medium depth peel was done to remove a small lentigo (skin discolration) on my upper lip. The result is a large darkened area where the peel was done which is much more noticeable than the lentigo that was supposed to be removed by the procedure.The Dr. could have chosen a different method to... READ MORE

First experience with TCA 20% peel was great but second was such a disaster.Freshen up skin and remove some minimal sun spots and minor wrinkles. What is TAC treatment it was noted in one of the other Dr reviews. As my 20% peel has left me with blotchy red skin and still have some heat. READ MORE

My chest was extremely sun damaged and have had the 35%TCA to correct this.It is only day 4 so have no results as yet but need help in relieving the associated itchiness on skin. Does sorbalene cream work? Can I put anything on my skin or is it better to use nothing?How do I relieve the... READ MORE

I had a deep chemical peel, around the chin and upper lip area, although the peel removed all of the wrinkles, it did leave the skin completely white. i had a deep chemical peel around the chin and the upper lip area; i wanted to remove wrinkles around that area.The chemical peel did remove... READ MORE

I had a 7% TCA/ 2% salicylic acid peel to remove pigmentation.The treatment is applied in 3 layers and I was asked to rate the pain between 1 to 10 with 10 being the highest pain level. Layer one I rated as a 3. Layer 2 quite quickly got up to an 8 and then layer 3 was a 10 almost from th off... READ MORE

I recieved a chemical peel about two weeks ago. I am light skinned by the way. I had a citric chemical peel that left dark marks on my chin, on the side of my face and around my mouth.I got a package deal for 2,000 and that included chemical peels, dermabraisions, and other things. I was seeking... READ MORE

Chemical peel. I have a nice olive complection with a few minor brown spots. I didn't go into the office thinking about a peel, but my doctor talked me into it saying that I'd have essentially one day of peeling and then be fine AND that it wouldn't hurt.The Dr had the assistant give me the... READ MORE

First off thanks so much to all doctors online for your help who are willing to help us people with medical issues and concerns as you are very much needed and appreciated. Ok I am a light skinned african american female and I have dry acne prone skin and all of a sudden, one day I started to... READ MORE

Dealt with acne since I was an teenager. one of my friends (the student) interested me in the chemical peel process.After the chemical peel I was told to use a light soap (Aveeno) and follow up two times a day with a product named New Skin.Once i noticed the right cheek mostly healed and the... READ MORE

I had a 25% tca peel 3 days ago. No problems as of yet. Is the 25 percent considered a mild or medium peel? I had originally gone in for a 35% but the doctor and nurses only wanted to do a 25 percent.I am 42 yrs old. He also did some botox for my crows feet, that line inbetween your brows. READ MORE

I have uneven skin tone and fine wrinkles. I got a medium chemical peel hoping if would even it out. So far, it has only my it worse.After 4 weeks from a medium chemical peel I'm starting to get large brownish, grayish spots all over my face. I've done everything including using sunscreen... READ MORE

I'm 44, and wanted to smooth superficial scars and wrinkles,.the treatment was quick though, but very painfull. I did not react to this treatment as i expected. my skin is raised at some parts what makes scars more noticable. the wrinkles are gone and i look much younger, but I am still very... READ MORE

My first Vitalize Peel by SkinMedica was great. I am scheduled to have four more with a Limelight facial for sundamage between each visit.There was a little stinging when the series of acids were applied. No bad. Next day my skin was fine - tight but no peeling. Second and third day I peeled... READ MORE

Home chemical peel left 3rd degree burns which led to a staph infection and several hospitalizations and emergency room visits. Currently still in the hospital.I read your answer to a question about using TCA Peel at home. I am curious, have you come across any patients who have suffered... READ MORE

I'm 39 with brown spots and sun damage. I'm 1-day post Jessener peel and concerned. The actual procedure wasn't bad, but now my face is extremely swollen and red. I have blisters and weeping, wrinkled, tight skin with a strong itching sensation. Is this normal and should I apply something on my... READ MORE

I am a 35 year old woman with some noticable sun damage on my face, especially under my right eye. I went to see {editd: provider information appears above the review for registered users} and am so happy I did. He has me using the OBAGI skincare system daily to help lighten the discolorations... READ MORE

Hi All, To whoever is in assumption that one vi-peel is going to change ur looks dramatically,Please read this... As the doctor explained i started peeling on my 3rd day till 5th day like snake but though underlying skin is new,I still had all acne scars and leisions even in my new skin.So... READ MORE

I suffered from acne in my teens which had left my skin dark all over. Just before my wedding (2yrs ago) i had an ICP peel which claims to depigment the skin and claims that it is safe for all skin types. But it left my skin in black patches and i looked terrible on my wedding! Thereafter i used... READ MORE

I was very excited to start my at home TCA 12% peel. Initially, I read and re-read the directions and blogs concerning the dangers of a peel. At the end, I was convinced that this would be in my best interest to at least experience. The one and only warning I wish they really underlined... READ MORE

In August of this year, my skin was at its worst.  I have always had a problem with acne so my skin was very bumpy and rough, with large visible pores.  On my cheeks, chin, and forehead I had spots of hyper pigmentation.  I have used lots of different products to lighten my skin... READ MORE

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