Chemical peeling is a cosmetic procedure that involves the use of a chemical solution to remove the outer layers of skin, revealing newer, smoother skin underneath. Chemical peels are used to improve the appearance of the skin by reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, and uneven skin tone.
There are several types of chemical peels, including:
1. Superficial peels: These peels are the mildest form of chemical peeling and are typically used to improve the appearance of the skin by removing the outer layer of dead skin cells.
2. Medium peels: These peels are deeper than superficial peels and are used to improve the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and uneven skin tone.
3. Deep peels: These peels are the strongest and are used to improve the appearance of deeper wrinkles, acne scars, and uneven skin tone.
Chemical peels are typically administered by a healthcare provider and take only a few minutes to perform. The recovery time for a chemical peel will depend on the type of peel and the depth of the peel. Superficial peels typically have minimal recovery time, while deeper peels may require a longer recovery period.
It is important to speak with a qualified healthcare provider if you are interested in a chemical peel to determine if it.