Chemical Peel

Chemical peels can improve the skin‘s appearance. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which makes it “blister” and eventually peel off. The new skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin.

 

Areas of sun damage may improve after chemical peeling.

Frequently Asked Questions

Chemical peels can improve the skin‘s appearance. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which makes it “blister” and eventually peel off. The new skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. … Treat wrinkles caused by sun damage and aging.

Treated areas take about one to seven days to heal after a light chemical peel. New skin might temporarily be lighter or darker than normal. After a medium chemical peel, treated skin will be red, tight and swollen.

Your skin will recover about five to seven days after a medium chemical peel, though you may have redness that persists for months. Your skin will initially swell, and then form crusts and brown blotches before revealing new skin.