Posts for: August, 2016
Find out if a chemical peel matches your cosmetic treatment goals.
Are you looking for an easy way to smooth away wrinkles and get a more even skin tone? Then look no further than our Holliston, MA medical team, who is ready to create a new you with a chemical peel. This procedure uses an acid solution that, when applied over the surface of the skin, removes damaged outer layers to reveal fresh, radiant skin. But is the procedure safe and what are the risks involved?
What issues can chemical peels address?
Chemical peels are usually a great way to treat wrinkled, sun-damaged skin. Chemical peels range in strength, from light to deep. Light chemical peels can improve the overall texture of your skin, as well as reduce the appearance of superficial scars and sun damage.
Medium chemicals peels are a better option for someone looking to get rid of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots, while deep chemical peels can treat a host of skin conditions from targeting deeper wrinkles to removing pre-cancerous growths. Your Holliston skin doctor will be able to help you determine which chemical peel will work best for you based on your goals.
Are they safe?
You’ll be happy to hear that negative reactions to chemical peels are rare. Some adverse reactions include numbness, scarring and infection, but again our team has received extensive training to make sure that your treatment is safe and everything goes smoothly.
What are the risks of getting a chemical peel?
It’s common for patients to experience some redness, irritation and peeling, no matter if they’ve had a light or a deep chemical peel. Side effects will usually subside after a couple days if you’ve had a lighter peel. Deeper peels will have a longer recovery time and you may notice more significant crusting or peeling of the skin.
Of course, it’s very important that after your chemical peel you follow our instructions carefully to prevent infection or other complications.
Have questions about chemical peels or whether they are the right treatment for you? Then it’s time to call For a New You in Holliston, MA today to schedule your cosmetic consultation.