Chemical peel treatment is the procedure where a combination of agents or a chemical agent of defined strength will be applied to the skin which helps in regeneration and remodeling of the skin, surface abnormalities and improved texture along with the pigment reduction.
Chemical peels are not only beneficial for face, but they can also be used for any body part like underarms, back, neck, hands.
Chemical peels based on the depth of penetration can be classified as superficial, medium and deep peels.
Chemical peels can be used for various skin problems:
- Pigmentation on face.
- Hydration of skin.
- Skin rejuvenation.
- Dullness of skin.
- Under-eye pigmentation.
- Fine superficial wrinkling
Superficial peels do not have any downtime. These peels are often called “lunchtime procedure” since they can be done in 15 mins and the patient can immediately resume work.
Medium and Deep
Peels could have some downtime of 3 – 5 days wherein there could be exfoliation of the skin.