What is Chemical Peeling?
Chemical Peeling or chemo-exfoliation is a procedure where a fruit or plant extracts are applied to the skin which causes a controlled destruction of the layers of the skin; followed by regeneration and remodeling.
Where is Peeling used?
This procedure is used for:
- Dilated Open Pores
- Fine Wrinkles
- Skin Rejuvenation
- Under Eye Eigmentation
- Dull Skin
- Wrinkles caused by Sun Damage
Why should chemical peeling be done?
- Inexpensive & safe
- Minimal complications with excellent cosmetic results
- Can be combined with other modalities of treatment
What are the types of peeling agents?
- Lactic acid
- Salicylic acid
- Mandelic acid
- Yellow peels
- Trichloroacetic acid
Who should avoid peeling?
- Active bacterial, viral, fungal or herpetic infection
- Open wounds
- Patient with unrealistic expectations
- History of abnormal scarring, keloids; peeling should be avoided.