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A number of people, who may have skin imperfections that are curable through chemical peels, decide to stay away from the procedure due to lack of knowledge about it. A procedure that has been developed and perfected over time, Chemicals peels, much like other medical procedures, have both benefits and drawbacks associated with them.

Facts about Chemical Peel

Here are some interesting facts about chemical peels, which will help you get to know the procedure better.

  • Chemical peels can deal with damage done to the skin from the ultra violet rays of the sun.
  • The classification of skin peels in different depths is actually a determination of the depth of healing that each of the different peels will do. This will also largely depend on the nature of the skin and the type of chemical used.
  • As chemical peels gradually repair the damage done to the skin, the appearance of the skin will improve over time.
  • The fact that skin peels heal and rejuvenate the skin doesn’t mean that they don’t cause damage to the skin in their own right. Chemical peels can mildly damage the skin which is why a short recuperation period is necessary.
  • Your skin type will determine the chemical peel suitable for use.
  • Despite being an effective standalone remedy, it is often used in combination with laser techniques, especially in cases of acne and sun damage repair.

Benefits of Chemical Peels

One of the reasons for the popularity of the procedure is the wealth of benefits that it provides to the general public. Some of these benefits are outlined below.

  • It is a non invasive method that takes care of your skin and rejuvenates it without having to take things out of or insert things into your skin.
  • It can replace your dull and lackluster skin with a newer, more vibrant, cleaner and fresher skin
  • The fact that your old skin is replaced means that the formation of wrinkles would have to start all over again on your new skin, hence decreasing the appearance of not only scars but also wrinkles
  • Uneven pigmentation of the skin is corrected using chemicals peels, since it sheds off the uneven pigmented portions to get a newer, uniform looking skin.

Risks of Undergoing Chemical Peels

Some of the side effects and risks of using chemical peels are highlighted below.

  • There is a slight chance that chemical peels can cause scarring on the lower parts of your face if performed incorrectly.
  • Your skin might experience redness for some time after you have had a skin peel. The time it lasts will depend on the type of skin peels you have undergone.
  • Hyperpigmentation of the skin can occur, giving your skin a darker tone that it originally was if you don’t protect your skin with sunblock.

If you want to discuss your suitability for a chemical peel or want to undergo a safe and professional one, contact us at The Kole Plastic Surgery Center Center today! The most important thing in a cosmetic procedure is making the right choice. You need a good doctor for that, so contact us at The Kole Plastic Surgery Center Center and get professional cosmetic procedures done with ease by an expert in chemical peel procedures. Contact Kole Plastic Surgery for your complimentary consultation by calling 215-315-7655 today.