Chemical peels at Los Alamitos' Patient Preferred Dermatology near Long Beach are used to reverse the effects of sun damage, revitalize the skin, and give you a smoother, healthier appearance. They exfoliate dead skin and shrink enlarged pores while reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Peels treat acne, correct acne scars, reduce discoloration due to hyperpigmentation and melasma, and treat uneven texture and skin tones. Chemical peels also stimulate collagen growth.
Patient Preferred Dermatology offers the following peels: Glycolic peels, Vitalize peels, Jessner peels, VI peels and Trichloroacetic acid peels (TCA). Some patients do a combination of peels during the same visit in order to target their concerns.
Most skin peel patients experience no disruption of normal activities following peels. The peeling skin can be controlled with moisturizers. The procedure is comfortable. With some laser or deeper chemical peels, healing time may be required
With deeper chemical peels or laser peels, one treatment is sufficient. However, if using light to medium depth peels, patients often opt to perform a series of peels, one month apart, to achieve their desired results.
* individual results may vary