Peel Results at Home Vs. at a Doctor's Office?

What kind of results is expected when doing a peel at home verses at a doctors office?

Doctor Answers 2

Chemical Peels at Home are Fine if you are trying to get the "Freddy Krueger" Look!

Chemical peels are great and everybody needs at least a yearly peel but they should only be done by professionals since there are so many home disaster peels occurring out there.  Don't risk your looks for the sake of saving a little money when it comes to peels since they aren't that expensive anymore.

Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

TCA peel

My advice is that a peel should be only done by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon in their office. Any peels done at home will not be as strong or as effective as those in the office.

Steven Hacker, MD
West Palm Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

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