Chemical Peels Near Palm Beach, FL

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About Chemical Peels

To provide the highest quality results from chemical peel treatments, DeRosa Center Plastic Surgery provides several options. Your professional chemical peel with exfoliating solutions, such as glycolic, salicylic, trichloroacetic, and lactic acids, will give you more radiant skin. At our Palm Beach, FL office, our team offers chemical peel treatments that help resolve skin flaws, such as scars, fine lines, wrinkles, uneven patches, hyperpigmentation problems, and more. Chemical peels eliminate dead or damaged skin cells with the application of a specific treatment on your skin, which causes the top layer to slough off. As your skin heals and starts to repair and rejuvenate itself, you may notice a clearer, smoother complexion. A chemical peel facial is a noninvasive technique that helps make your skin look luminous and is used for the neck and face.

Variations of Chemical Peels

At our Palm Beach, FL office, we offer chemical peels in multiple levels of strength (light, medium, and deep) to meet our patients' skin goals.

Light peels: You can receive a light peel on a lunch break and get back to your daily routine. This level of peel will remove the top layer of skin (the epidermis), giving your facial features a more radiant appearance and softer texture. We usually suggest that you receive a light peel at least once a month for the ideal glowing results.

Medium-depth peels: A medium-depth peel reaches further into the skin, and patients usually decide to complete this type of facial treatment during a long weekend. Medium-depth peels are for patients who have more extensive damage to their skin, like deeper wrinkles and darker pigmentation issues.

Deep peels: The strongest of the three levels of chemical peels is the deep peel treatment, and it will require the most recovery time. This is an aggressive cosmetic treatment that could leave your face itchy, swollen, and peeling for 2 – 3 weeks. Patients who get a deep chemical peel have age or dark spots, sun damage, significant acne scars, and/or deep-seated scars. Since this level of chemical peel is typically uncomfortable for patients, we can provide you with local anesthesia before your treatment.

Ideal Candidates

Receiving the recommendations of an aesthetic professional is the first step in the journey to smooth, healthy skin. A team member at DeRosa Center Plastic Surgery can assess your skin during a consultation before choosing a chemical peel treatment that meets your cosmetic goals. Chemical peel candidates of both genders will have noticeable problems on their skin, such as scars, hyperpigmentation, flaky skin, sun spots, fine lines, and more. We can recommend multiple types of chemical peels to fit your goals.

Procedure Technique

At your appointment with DeRosa Center Plastic Surgery, we will have you relax on our comfortable treatment chair to administer the peel. A team member will make sure your skin is clean before applying the personalized solution to your face and/or neck. We will massage the solution onto the skin and let it sit for a certain amount of time. The length of the treatment is determined in your chemical peel planning session. Finally, we will wash the peel off your skin and apply a neutralizing agent. You may want to bring a light sunscreen and/or a hat to wear outside after the procedure so it protects your skin from UV exposure.

What to Expect

Depending on the level of the chemical peel you choose, you should expect your skin to peel and itch from several days to two or more weeks. We will give you instructions on how to care for your skin during the consultation. Please keep in mind that no matter how much your skin itches throughout the recovery, it's never a good idea to peel the skin off. You may create scarring to your delicate skin!

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If you are new to facial rejuvenation treatments, DeRosa Center Plastic Surgery will help you find the perfect procedure for your goals. Your freshly revived skin will respond by looking healthy and feeling silky. Call our office in Palm Beach, FL to schedule your skin consultation today for a professional chemical peel.

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