MEDIUM PEEL – Medium Peels, such as the TCA peel and salicylic peel, penetrate the skin more deeply than the superficial peel. Medium peels may be used to treat fine wrinkling, skin smoothness and vitality, and superficial discoloration. A medium peel must be repeated every three to six months for optimal results. Your facial plastic surgeon will work with you and the licensed medical aesthetician as your treatment proceeds. Medium peels may cause stinging, redness, peeling, and flaking. Sun protection is vital to maintain healthy, beautiful skin.
After a medium peel, your skin will initially appear red. Within a few days, your superficial layers of skin will turn dark, become stiff, and resemble leather. They will then begin to crack, flake, and peel. The flaking is usually complete in four to seven days, with no open wounds and no scabs. Once your old skin has sloughed off, your new skin will be bright and flushed. You may begin wearing makeup after this. Although you will physically be able to return to work immediately, many people choose to wait seven days. You should resume skin care within two weeks of your procedure, and your flushed appearance will fade slowly over several weeks. experience some temporary flaking or scaling, redness and dryness of the skin. Ask your doctor to recommend a sunblock with 30 UVA and UVB protection and use it every day.
Medium Peels are used to treat fine wrinkles and improve skin texture and pigmentation. Although you may return to work immediately, you will experience dramatic peeling and many choose to wait seven days. Treatments are generally scheduled every three to six months for optimal results. Alternating the Medium Peel with a micro peels can enhance and boost treatment results.
- Highly effective in promoting skin smoothness and vitality
- Improve superficial discoloration
- Eliminate fine wrinkles
- Improve color, freshness, texture, and skin tone
- A series of peels will be needed
- Sunblock use is recommended
Our medium peels currently include the TCA peel, brightening peel and the salicylic peel, and are offered through our Med Spa.