Chemical Peel

  • 30 minutes
    procedure
  • 1 week
    recovery
  • none
    anesthesia
  • 1 week
    results

What is Chemical Peel?

Men and women work to retain healthy, young looking skin. However, time, sun exposure and other natural elements and life habits sometimes cause the skin to look less than perfect. Chemical peels can help to change that. Chemical peels are topically applied acids that help to create a uniform and controlled shedding of several layers of skin. The level of exfoliation varies by product and is controlled by your Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics aesthetician, and it causes new growth to be exposed, thus creating a fresher, more vibrant looking comp

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What Should I Expect after Chemical Peel?

Results from your chemical peel will vary depending on the level of peel you have chosen. They include improvements in texture and skin tone, the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles and clearer, brighter skin overall. Results are typically noticeable as soon as the skin heals, and with a healthy at-home skincare regime and diligent attention to the guidelines provided by Adam and Eve Medical in Scottsdale, they can last six months to a year. For deeper results, some chemical peels can be repeated as often as every three to four weeks. Discuss your goals and concerns with our aestheticians to determine a safe and effective personalized treatment plan.

Who is Chemical Peel for?

If you feel like your complexion is making you look older than you are or are unhappy with acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles or dry and patchy skin, a chemical peel may be the solution you are searching for. Certain medications and medical conditions may impact your ability to safely and effectively enjoy the benefits of a chemical peel. Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics in Scottsdale will conduct a pre-treatment consultation where we can discuss your medical history, goals, concerns and expectations. With this information, we can help you determine if a chemical peel is right for you. The information also helps us to decide which product to use and if a superficial, medium or deep peel is best for your needs.

What Does a Chemical Peel Treatment Consist of?

Chemical peels are relatively safe outpatient procedures. Little preparation is necessary in advance of your treatment. To protect your skin and prepare it for the peel, avoid direct sun exposure for about two weeks prior to your treatment. If you do spend time in the sun, use an SPF 30 or above sunscreen. Two weeks before your treatment, begin using Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics recommended products. One week prior to your procedure, stop using any hair removal products (with the exception of shaving). Also, discontinue using any exfoliating products, loofahs and other abrasive cleansing techniques. On the day of your procedure, do not shave or use any at-home glycolic products. Come to our office with a clean face, free of makeup.

Your chemical peel at Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics in Scottsdale will takes anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes depending on the area being treated, which product is used and whether your peel is superficial, medium or deep. Products used by our aestheticians include the Melanage Skin Brightening System, Zo Chemical Peel, VI Chemical Peel, Illuminize Peel and Rejuvenize Peel. We will determine the best product for your specific needs and discuss this with you at your consultation. During your treatment, the skin is cleansed, and then the acid peel is applied to the area being treated using a soft brush or gauze. The solution stays on the skin, usually for about 15 minutes. Some clients experience a burning sensation during treatment, but this is usually easily managed with topical anesthetic applied before your treatment begins. The solution is then neutralized using iced saline. Your skin will then be covered with a moisturizing ointment to promote healing.

After your peel, the skin will temporarily feel dry and irritated and it is often red in appearance. Peeling is also common and indicates the treatment is working and removing the upper layer of dead skin. Treat your skin gently. Avoid any rough scrubbing, and use a soft touch when applying moisturizer or other products. Wear sunscreen, and limit your time outdoors. Do not pick at our pull the flaking skin. This can cause scarring and unnecessary redness or irritation. Avoid exposure to heat and intense activity or anything that makes you sweat. The use of any kind of retinol skincare products should also be avoided.

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Why Choose Adam & Eve Medical Aesthetics?

Under the direction of Dr. Sonders, Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics in Scottsdale is a full service facility staffed by doctors, nurses and licensed medical aestheticians. We are highly rated and among the top 1% of facilities in the United States . Our facility continues to consistently earn Allergan’s Diamond status award. This recognition is the result of our patient care standards and commitment to ongoing training, safety and innovative practices. We believe in personalized care and spend time developing relationships our patients based on trust and professionalism. Educating patients is also a primary goal. Helping you understand our products and procedures as well as the underlying cause of some skin care concerns empowers you to make informed choices and even adjustments in your lifestyle habits that can support the improvements you make in our facility.

Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics in Scottsdale invites you to discover the beautiful skin lying beneath with safe and effective chemical peels. Call us today to schedule your consultation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Peel

What types of peels are there?

Several different types of peels are available. Each offers distinct advantages, and determining the right one for you is possible during a consultation with Adam and Eve Medical Aesthetics. Available peels include glycolic peels, lactic peels, beta peels, VI peels, pigment balancing peels and TCA peels.

Can you treat darker skin types with chemical peels?

Chemical peels can be very useful for patients with darker skin tones. However, it is important to have your peel done by a trained aesthetician to avoid hyperpigmentation.

Are chemical peels good for anti-aging?

Yes. Chemical peels can boost collagen production and help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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