Chemical Peels Waterloo & Kitchener

Patients of all skin types appreciate the adaptability of picking a peel that is appropriate for their skin and the recognizable outcomes that a peel brings. In case you’re thinking about a chemical peel, it’s essential to know the points of interest of what a peel is, the means by which it works, and how it can profit your skin.

  • Treatment Area(s): Face
  • Treatment Benefit(s): Reduce lines & acne, improve complexion
  • Treatment Time: 60 min
  • Pain Level: ~Zero
  • Recovery Time: ~Zero

What is a chemical peel?

A chemical peel is a strategy that is utilized to improve the presence of the skin. This is done through the controlled utilization of chemicals to the skin. Chemical peels come in different profundities and qualities. Light chemical peels treat the external layers of the skin, while solid chemical peels infiltrate further into the skin’s surface.

How do chemical peels work?

Chemical peels work with the assistance of acids inside the peel that raise the acridity of the skin to around a 3.8 pH level. Regularly, the skin has a pH of around 5.5, and changing the pH level chemically relaxes the phones that structure the “stick” between dead skin and solid skin. With that bond chemically released, peeling happens as dead skin is eliminated to uncover sound skin underneath. This cycle advances the development of new, sound skin cells.

Who is qualified for a chemical peel?

Chemical peels can be tweaked to oblige any kind of skin, including delicate skin, making the methodology alright for most skin types. Patients with more obscure skin may need to avoid potential risk prior to getting a peel to guarantee the peel is ok for their skin tone. This is on the grounds that some chemical peels can build hyperpigmentation in hazier skin.

In spite of the fact that most patients are an acceptable possibility for chemical peels, chemical peels are not suggested for patients who:

  • Are nursing or pregnant

  • Have burned from the sun skin

  • Have an open injury or sore

  • Have certain malignant growths or immune system illnesses

  • Have taken Accutane (Isotretinoin) in the previous a half year

What can chemical peels treat?

Chemical peels are a compelling treatment for some, skin conditions including sun harm, hyperpigmentation, and skin breakout. They’re additionally frequently used to treat melasma, a pigmentation issue.

Chemical peels likewise diminish the danger of certain skin diseases. Chemical peels eliminate the top layers of skin, including the epidermis, where most precancerous developments create. As indicated by the Skin Cancer Foundation, chemical peels can be utilized to treat actinic keratosis, a conceivably harmful injury that creates because of sun introduction.

Chemical peels can’t treat profound facial lines or wrinkles, or fix free and hanging skin. They additionally can’t eliminate profound scars. For patients hoping to address these issues, we offer an assortment of corrective administrations.

What would you be able to expect during a chemical peel?

During a chemical peel, the arrangement is applied to your skin utilizing a wipe. The arrangement is then left on your skin for a while—this might be longer or more limited relying upon the profundity of the peel, and the affectability of your skin. After, the arrangement is washed off your skin, and your skin will be killed with a cooling pack.

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Chemical Peels are either applied topically or injected superficially into the skin. So they are generally very safe if operated by a well-trained professional. 
Depending on the different types of Chemical Peelss and delivery procedures, it can be painless, with minor discomfort, or with bearable pain. If injected with needles, a numbing cream is required prior to the treatment and it will still hurt a little but is bearable in most cases. If injected with the U225 device, our state-of-the-art mesotherapy gun (or mesogun), you will experience minor discomfort if numbing cream is not applied or nearly zero pain if numbing cream is applied. It is completely painless if injected with Chemical Peels, our non-invasive, needleless procedure. Last, topical application won’t hurt, however, before the Chemical Peels are applied, the microneedling or micro-channeling procedure to create microscopic punctures on the skin might introduce minor discomfort.
It depends on the delivery method to be used. For the needles and microneedling, the downtime can be 1-3 days. In this case, you might experience some pinkness, tenderness, and/or minor swelling or bruise immediately after the treatment, which should be resolved within 3 days. For the U225 mesotherapy gun and micro-channeling, it would be zero downtime to 1 day. If Chemical Peels is used, there is no downtime.
A typical Chemical Peels treatment program requires 3 sessions to show optimal results and is normally performed 3-4 weeks apart. After these 3 initial treatments are completed, maintenance treatments are recommended every 3-6 months.
One Chemical Peels treatment session takes 30-60 min depending on the volume of the booster and delivery procedure.
Results become visible 1-2 weeks after the treatment, which will improve with every treatment session.
After the 3 initial treatments are done, the results typically last for about six to twelve months, depending on the individual’s lifestyle, age, and skin type.
It depends on the types of Chemical Peels and delivery procedure, as well as the number of treatment sessions needed. Contact us about our Chemical Peels package deals!

A Chemical Peels treatment is a low-risk procedure. The main issues are swelling and bruising if needles or microneedling are used.

Pre-treatment instructions:

  • To reduce the risk of bruising, avoid taking blood-thinning medications/supplements for one week before your appointment, e.g., Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Vitamin E, and fish oil. Do not stop the medication if recommended to take for medical reasons.
  • Avoid heavy alcohol consumption 24 hrs prior to your appointment.
  • Arrive makeup free.

Post-treatment instructions:

  • Do not apply makeup for approximately 24 hours.
  • Avoid heavy exercise 24 hrs post-treatment.
  • Avoid restarting ‘active skincare’ products e.g. Retinol, AHA/BHAs, for 3 days post-treatment.
  • Avoid chemical peels and laser or radio-frequency treatments for 14 days.
  • Avoid exposure to UV, and extreme heat such as sauna, steam rooms, sun beds, etc.
  • Use paracetamol to reduce discomfort if needed.
  • Use Arnica tablets/gel or Vitamin K to help reduce bruising if needed.

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