Some aspects of the chemical peel procedure depend on the kind of skin (light, medium, or dark). However, all skin peel procedures follow the same basic protocols:
At the time of deep chemical peeling, the patient is given a sedative to relax. Then the doctor purifies the patient’s skin, and the local anesthetic helps in treating the affected area. The doctor then uses a chemical peeling solution. This solution is formulated according to each patient’s specific needs and goals. Generally, patients feel a tingling or stinging sensation after the application.
Administration, of a soothing ointment after washing the solution. Most often use of petroleum jelly comes after the deep chemical peel. The doctor then instructs the patient on aftercare, and may also prescribe a mild pain reliever for discomfort after the procedure.
The requirement of multiple treatments depends on the patient’s skin condition and the depth of the chemical peel.
Suitable Candidates for Treatment
Under normal circumstances, the patient’s with white skin and light-colored hair are the best chemical peel, candidates.
An ideal candidate for a chemical peel is in good physical health, understands the procedure, and has realistic expectations of the outcome. You like the results of a chemical peel if your goal is to alleviate acne, smooth wrinkles, improve skin texture, eliminate age spots, or reduce the effects of sun damage. The different types of chemical peel come in varying strengths and also provide more levels of treatment.
A chemical peel is a technique that improves the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. It mostly treats facial skin and enhances the body and scarring.
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