Chemical Peel Vs. Acne Scars - Chesapeake, VA

Hello, I am 20 years old and ever since I was...

Hello, I am 20 years old and ever since I was about 12-13 I have experienced horrid acne which eventually has led to the scars on my face today. On top of the reoccurring acne I am pale, and have an incredibly hard time tanning. So the acne is bright red on a white palette which makes it less than subtle. The embarrassment has led to me caking on makeup to hide the acne scars and the acne itself. i loathe putting on so much makeup, it feels heavy on my face and makes me feel somewhat like a clown. However, the random red marks on my face along with the scars and acne make it nearly impossible for me to go out in public without makeup on. While out and about I was complaining about my face and how it bothers me and my mom suggested a chemical peel. I had never thought about this solution so immediately I began looking at local doctors and spas that performed chemical peels and compared prices etc. The place that I will be going to on Wednesday, April 11th usually charges 110$ for a chemical peel but with a consultation they offer a 65$ off a facial which I am using towards the peel.

So it's the day after the chemical peel and right...

So it's the day after the chemical peel and right after my face felt SO much better. It was barely red at all, like a slight sunburn and went away yesterday night. Today I washed it with the products I bought at Skin, A Medical Spa called OBAGI Medical. I got the smaller travel size products to see how I like them. But overall I was completely satisfied with my experience. For my first chemical peel it was a lovely relaxing environment and the entire staff was extremely nice and helpful with answering any questions I had. If I ever have another peel or the Pixel laser thing to help remove acne scars I will definitely be going back there. Also I am going back on the 27th to be approved for the medicated lotions/cleansers in the OBAGI package which they are holding until then :)
Skin, A Medical Spa

I completely adored my doctors, both for the consultation and for the peel itself. They were both very nice and responsive and treated me like a person instead of just another patient.Peggy Meder was who I saw for my consultation and right after I saw Lori Cawley who gave me the peel. They both are lovely ladies who educated me about my skin without making it sound like a lecture and I would go back to Skin, A Medical Spa just for the amazing atmosphere. They weren't shoving all these products and procedures etc. down my throat, they just gave me their opinions and mentioned that the products would help my skin and left it at that. Right when you walk in you feel automatically comfortable and I was thoroughly relieved because I sort of expected it to be like those little stands in the mall. Where they try to sell you products that are a ton of money and do nothing and they only try to sell sell sell.It's only the first day after the peel itself but my face feels 100% better, there really are no words for how much better it feels.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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