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Deep Phenol Peel - When Will I See Results?

I had a deep phenol peel 6wks ago done on my face shouldn't I see a decrease in my wrinkles by now?

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Phenol peel results should be evident but there will be continued improvement

  Yes, by six weeks you should be seeing gthe results of the procedure.  I definitely agree that you should return to your physician to review the pre and post treatment results.  But no resurfacing procedure can take care of ALL wrinkles as some of them are caused by the underlying facial muscles (hence the popularity of Botox which successfully treats these "dynamic" wrinkles).  But no matter what don't despair.  I think you will continue to see improvement for at least the first 6 months following the procedure.

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Results From Phenol Peel

At six weeks you should be seeing some improvement in your face. I would suggest talking with your physician and looking at your before pictures if you are concerned. In some cases because of the time that things look really bad, we can forget what we looked like before treatment.

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