For many people, looking in the mirror is something that is depressing. The reason why it is so frustrating usually has to do with the condition of a person’s skin. Perhaps they see fine lines and wrinkles that are appearing as a result of the natural aging process. Or it may be that they have sun-damaged skin that has a lot of spots and wrinkles. Or a person may feel unsatisfied because they have facial scarring, acne or an uneven skin tone. Instead of feeling depressed every time you look in the mirror, you may be interested in turning to chemical peels in order to look and feel rejuvenated.
Some people feel a little bit worried when they think about chemical peels. It sounds like an extremely invasive procedure that may cause a lot of discomfort and require a lot of downtime. However, the first thing you should know is that chemical peels can vary in strength. Most individuals usually just get a light chemical peel. This is something that does not require much downtime and can leave you looking and feeling rejuvenated.
There are different types of chemical peels. The strength of the chemical peel you decide on is going to depend on the skin issues you are having and the results that you want. The best way for you to decide on the strength of the chemical peel you will use is to speak with our medical professionals during your consultation. We will closely examine your skin and help you determine the best course of action in order to help you deal with your specific skin issues.
Many people go with a light chemical peel. Light chemical peels can help you to address some of the signs of aging, acne, an uneven skin tone and other problems. It is not uncommon for a person to get a chemical peel done a couple of times a year in order to enjoy the best results.
When you come in for your scheduled chemical peel, a special solution will be applied to your face. The results that you get will depend on the strength of the chemical peel and how long it is left on your face. The basic idea behind using this solution is that it exfoliates and removes the top layers of skin. It gets rid of dead skin cells, dirt, oil and other things that are causing your skin to look dull. It causes your skin to produce new layers of skin that contain more elastin and collagen. It basically gets your skin in a mode of natural healing that helps to bring to the top fresher, more vibrant-looking skin.
To find out if a chemical peel can help you deal with your skin issues, schedule a consultation at Pinnacle Dermatology in Birmingham. This simple cosmetic treatment may be just what you need to look and feel your best. Contact us today to book your appointment to learn more.