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Why Chemical Peels?

Chemical peels are a relatively affordable option for skin beautification that can be used to correct a number of unwanted skin conditions. The amount of downtime required varies on the depth of the peel, but usually side effects are very mild and don’t interfere with your normal activities. Our Tallahassee patients choose chemical peels as part of their ongoing skin maintenance routine to keep their skin glowing and youthful.

SkinCeuticals Advanced Corrective is a professional grade chemical peel designed for the treatment of various skin conditions. It works in the lowest layer of the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, sun spots, uneven skin tones, texture and enlarged pores. It combines exfoliation and rejuvenation to restore skin to a healthy more clarified tone. The peel is recommended for all skin types.

Chemical Peels FAQ

How do chemical peels work?

Chemical peels use different active ingredients to chemically exfoliate the outer layers of the skin. This causes more rapid skin cell turnover and brings fresh cells to the surface for brighter, smoother skin. Some peels formulated for acne-prone skin also help to eliminate acne bacteria, resulting in clearer skin.

What can chemical peels treat?

Chemical peels are suitable for a wide range of skin problems. They are often recommended for dull, dehydrated, or stressed skin that lacks luster and radiance. Chemical peels are also intended to reduce age-related symptoms such as lines and age spots.

What types of chemical peels do you offer?

We offer a variety of peels to provide each patient with a customized treatment for his or her skin. Patients can choose from light, medium or deep peels that use active ingredients such as glycolic acid, lactic acid, alpha hydroxy acids, retinoic acid, and more. Your skin will be evaluated during your consultation, and our medical aesthetician will make the appropriate recommendation based on your goals for treatment and your skin type. For our deep resurfacing peels, the physicians administer this procedure.

How many treatments will I need?

Although you will see results with just one chemical peel, most people benefit from ongoing treatments on a regular basis. For light or moderate peels, a series of 4 to 6 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart is usually suggested. Deeper peels may need to be repeated only once or twice a year.

Level I Peel:

An enzymatic peel is used to deeply cleanse the skin by treating the upper layers of skin tissue. By removing dead skin cells, the face is left clearer with a more even tone and texture.

Level II Peel:

“Lunch Time” Peel, customized to address your individual skin concerns using appropriate medical grade products and therapies – appropriate for all skin types and can address acne, aging, dehydration, hyper-pigmentation, rosacea, sensitive skin, sun damage/sun spots and teen skin issues.

Level III – Advanced Corrective Peel:

Good for patients who have completed Levels I and II. Formulated with an exclusive blend of clinical-grade acids and a maximized peel concentration

Diminishes the appearance of discoloration while soothing texture and refining the appearance of pores to restore a brighter, more clarified skin tone needs.

Level IV – VI Peel:

Restores sun damage, uneven skin texture, acne scars, or dull looking skin. Skin correction at its finest

Mini RX Peel:

An advanced 15% TCA compound formulation to be considered the “the Gold” standard of chemical peels

Physician RX Peels (TCA)

At Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Clinic, skin care patients who want medical depth peels are required to consult with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons prior to treatment. Medical grade peels are administered by a physician and may require light sedation. Recovery time is typically longer than clinical and botanical peels. However, these peels offer more dramatic and long-lasting results. It has a recovery period of approximately seven to ten days.

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