Let us know what is a Chemical Peel?
The Chemical peel procedures are generally used for cosmetic reasons to enhance the appearance of the skin. It involves the chemical treatment for skin problems of varying intensity. The chemical solution is used to remove the damaged outer layer of the skin.
Alphahydroxy Acids (AHAs); Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA); and Phenol are the chemical used for chemical peel skin treatment.
Chemical Peel Formulas
For smoothing and improving skin texture; acne control and correction of skin pigmentation Alphahydroxy Acid (AHA) is used. For a medium depth of chemical peel or a slight stronger skin treatment Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) is used. For even stronger treatment phenol is used so as to treat extensive skin damage caused by sunburn or aging.
Chemical Peel Treatments
Vitamin A is used to pre-treat the skin. The vitamin enables even and deep penetration of the chemical solution. Chemical peel normally needs an overnight hospital stay. Normal health is restored within one month.