Peeling or chemical peel is the use of chemicals on the skin in order to improve
Depending on the product and technique of chemical peel, there is also penetration of a different thickness on the skin. Superficial peelings result in a mild redness that subsides about 30 minutes after the treatment. Deeper peelings may cause redness and skin exfoliation for 3-4 days after treatment.
Chemical peels are repeated at regular intervals, usually every 3 weeks in order to achieve the desired result and it is probably the oldest act of medical aesthetics. The result is to cause gradual keratolysis, stimulation of cell proliferation, reconstruction and regulation of skin PH. It can be applied to any part of the body. Sun exposure must be avoided for 10 days after treatment.
The procedure takes place in the doctor’s personal clinic. The skin should be clean and dry. The substance is spread with the help of a brush depending on what we want to achieve but also depending on what substance we use. Then the substance is removed with water or neutralized with medical cream. Then the patient leaves the clinic only with the face cream. No makeup is recommended right afterward. It is essential for the patient to use sunscreen protection for 10 days after application.
In all cases, the patient may notice a glow on his/her skin but also an improvement in acne scarring, wrinkles and dyschromia.
Complications in plastic surgery operations are not common but it is necessary to be aware of them at the first appointment.
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