Can Chemical Peels Cause Skin to Become Thin?

Concerned that the chemicals peel too much skin away

Doctor Answers 1

Peels actually thicken your skin in some ways

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Peels and resurfacing with either chemicals or lasers do take away unwanted layers of your skin. But they usually create a layer of good skin that helps with the reduction of wrinkles. This new layer of collagen is newly produced to help your skin tone, decrease pore size, and improve texture. An additional benefit is that it decreases the chances of skin cancer by allowing new skin to rejuvenate your skin.

Consulting a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon would be something that I would recommend. We specialize in the face and are highly qualified to help you with this.

Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon

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