Chemical Peels- Effective, Medical Skin Care in Madison
The skin naturally sheds its outer layer regularly, but over time, this process tends to slow down. This, in addition to aging, is why it’s common for the skin to lose its youthful glow. To jumpstart the rejuvenation process, many men and women incorporate chemical peels into their skincare routine.
Chemical peels are minimally invasive treatments that exfoliate the skin, trigger cell renewal and stimulate collagen. This treatment requires little downtime and can be completely customized to your skin type.
A flawless complexion is within reach – renew your skin with a minimally invasive chemical peel in Madison at Aria DermSpa.
Explore Your Chemical Peel Options
Aria DermSpa offers a number of different chemical peels to suit your individual needs and preferences.
Some of the most popular options include the following:
Glycolic acid is one of the gentlest forms of alpha hydroxy acid. It exfoliates the skin’s surface to reveal a bright, even complexion. This type of chemical peel comes in different strengths, but the peel process is usually the same. Typically, the glycolic solution will be applied to your skin and left for about 5-15 minutes. You might feel a light tingling sensation, but it does not produce pain. Afterward, the solution is neutralized and removed. This gentle peel is perfect for those who are new to chemical peels, or for people who want to treat fine lines, dull skin, and moderate hyperpigmentation.
Combination peels use 2-4 different mild peeling agents to get a superior result. During treatment, the chemical peel solution is applied for a short time and then neutralized and removed. Afterward, patients might experience mild peeling as the skin is rejuvenated. Salicylic acid peels are great options for clogged pores, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, psoriasis, and acne.
TCA peels contain trichloroacetic acid, which is considered a relative of common vinegar. This type of chemical peel can achieve different depths of exfoliation based on the potency, but it is stronger than both glycolic acid and salicylic acid peels. After the solution is applied, it creates a controlled injury to the skin. The skin then peels in the days that follow, eventually revealing new, healthy skin. A TCA chemical peel can produce powerful results, and it is commonly used for severe hyperpigmentation, fine lines, skin texture issues, and it is even FDA-approved to treat precancerous actinic keratosis.
Is a Chemical Peel Right for You?
Chemical peels are some of the most effective ways to restore a youthful appearance to the skin, and they are excellent options for those who want to avoid invasive techniques. Chemical peels can be completely customized to your needs, so there is no ideal skin type for this treatment.
Patients seeking a chemical peel in Madison typically want to address the following:
- Hyperpigmentation and discoloration
- Sun damage
- Fine lines
- Scarring and skin texture issues
Aria DermSpa: Premier Destination for Chemical Peels
Aria DermSpa caters to the needs of men and women seeking high-end cosmetic dermatology in Madison. From the moment you’re greeted at our beautifully appointed office, you’ll understand why so many patients have chosen us as a preferred provider of medical aesthetic care.
During your consultation, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Lisa Donofrio will carefully assess your skin and answer any questions you may have. Based on your skin type, specific concerns, and cosmetic goals, she will provide you with personalized recommendations for a chemical peel. If you choose to take the next step, your chemical peel will be administered in a fully equipped, private treatment room where you can relax. Choose Aria DermSpa for your next chemical peel and achieve glowing skin that highlights your natural beauty.
Frequently Asked Questions
Downtime varies depending on the type of chemical peel used. Most glycolic acid peels do not require downtime, but they may cause the skin to appear pink for a short time after treatment, and they can cause temporary flaking. Combination peels may cause mild flaking or peeling. Since TCA peels offer dramatic results, they generally require more downtime, but peeling should subside after about a week.
Most patients see improvements within 3 days to a week after their chemical peel. Depending on your goals, multiple treatments may be recommended.
Yes. Your skin will continue to age, but you can expect the results of your chemical peel to last long term. Your results can be prolonged by making healthy lifestyle choices and wearing adequate sun protection.
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