Is a VI Peel Safe for Dark Skins? (Asian-African Americans)

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VI peels

VI peels is safe in all skin colors and races, if done properly by a physician. You will need multiple VI peels to see a good result.

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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VI Peel is safe

Yes, a VI Peel is safe for all skin colors. Make sure you seek out a certified plastic surgeon for the best results!

Carlo P. Honrado, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Vi Peel are safe for patients with dark skin

The Vi Peel is an excellent peel for patients with dark skin.  In fact, they are the ones who often benefit most as this peel is excellent from removing hyperpigmentation (blemishes or dark marks).  Of course, there is a risk of irritation with all peels, including the Vi Peel, which can result in dark marks.  This can be managed, avoids and treated.  Make sure whoever performs your peel is experienced treating patients with dark skin.

Dina D. Strachan, MD
New York Dermatologist
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Vi Peel Safe For All Skin Types

When done by an experienced physician, Vi Peel is safe for darker skin types. Depending on the the skin type and problem being targeted, a series of peels may be required to attain optimal results.  One can expect to experience several days of peeling and redness after having a Vi Peel done.



Channing R. Barnett, MD
New York Dermatologist
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The VIpeel is perfectly safe for dark skin, having it done by a physician is your best bet. Deeping on the reason you are doing it you might need a couple to get the best results.


Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS (in memoriam)
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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