Chemical peel is a face procedure of controlled destruction of the outmost
layer of skin followed by inflamatory process and microscopic necrosis.
Process of healing is subtle contraction of renewed skin with wanted
reduction of irregularities and wrinkles. It is usually done after
Chemical peels of different intensity are performed at medical
centers. Light peels are very popular. Several light peels usually achieve
the results of deeper peels with less risk and faster healing of scars.
around mouth, forehead and cheeks, acne scars and blemishes can be reduced.
Surgical Procedure and Anesthesia:
sedation or topical anesthesia. Special gel is applied over the whole face
for few minutes to one hour, until the neutralization is done. Sunscreen
must be used.
Post Surgical Recovery:
healing skin is thin and less elastic. Loss of pigmentation is inevitable,
sun exposure is forbidden for few months, make-up can be applied. Skin
sensitivity lasts for several days. Tape is removed after two days. Face can
be washed after five days, but redness will be gradually reduced for two
months. Sun exposure is strictly forbidden for several weeks and sunscreen
has to be used.
Loss of skin,
scars and contractions.