Individuals who deeply care about the way they look can probably consider undergoing a chemical peel treatment, especially if they have wrinkles, sun-damaged skin, brown spots, skin discoloration, scars, pre-cancerous skin growths, freckles, acne, acne scars, fine lines, scaly patches, rough skin, irregular skin pigmentation or age spots.
Chemical Peel, which is also called derma peeling or chemexfoliation, is a minimally-invasive (non-surgical) cosmetic procedure wherein the skin’s top layer is made to peel away through the use of chemical solutions. Its purpose is to recapture a person’s youthful looks by treating skin problems and signs of aging for a radiant and healthy appearance.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recorded about 1.1 million chemical peel procedures in 2012, making it the third minimally-invasive cosmetic treatment most demanded by Americans. The strength of the solutions used in the procedure varies, each depending on the type of skin problem that needs to be treated and/or the result that needs to be achieved.
The three types of chemical peel procedures and the kind of solution used in each type include:
A Des Moines MedSpa can be one of the clinics where chemical peel treatments are performed by highly-trained and well-experienced surgeons, who are board-certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery – a standard of practice recommended by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, as chemical peels are sensitive procedures. And being subjected under the care of an expert, the Des Moines MedSpa can only guarantee clients a brighter complexion, more even skin color, and smoother, much younger-looking skin.