Treatment

Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels are liquids brushed on to the face to remove dead skin cells and stimulate the growth of new cells. It can help minimise the signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles, and removes scars and blemishes from acne, sunspots, and freckles.

Refresh and renew your skin with one of the tailor-made skin peel treatments at Skindays. We offer a variety of peels. We take your medical history and assess your skin type before suggesting the appropriate peel treatment. We take you through a number of pre-treatment checks to ensure we deliver the best possible results every time. If a treatment is not available, we will explain this to you so you can make an informed choice. We firmly believe that you should be fully involved in and informed about decisions concerning the management of your skin condition. We explain to you the possible effects of any intervention, both beneficial and adverse. Consequently, you are fully informed about your diagnosis and management and are involved in decisions about your care.

All peels are undertaken under strict medical guidance.

Chemical peels are used to treat a number of conditions including:

  • Pigmentation
  • Acne
  • Age Spot
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Shallow acne scars
  • Peri orbital pigmentation
  • Dull skin
  • Sun damaged skin

Pre-treatment

  • All topical medication should be stopped two days prior to treatment
  • Use sunscreen regularly
  • Do not wear make up on the day of the treatment
  • Procedure is followed by short term effects like redness, irritation, peeling and scabbing for 1-2 days after treatment

Post treatment

  • Skin may feel tight for a couple of hours afterwards.
  • After the treatment, you should avoid exposure of the treatment area to the Sun.
  • We would recommend the use of sunscreen regularly and moisturizer for three days.
  • You should avoid sun bath for seven days and use mild cleanser for washing face.

For better results, we would recommend 4-6 sessions in 2-4 week intervals with maintenance treatments every month.

Possible risks include:

  • Burning and pigmentation – although this is rare
  • darkening or lightening of the skin – this can be permanent
  • cold sores returning – if you have had these before
  • scarring or an infection – although this is rare

 

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