Chemical Peels in Atlanta, GA
Removing the damaged layers of skin from your face reveals new, fresh cells to give your skin a rejuvenated appearance. Chemical peels are amongst the best techniques for the process. At SurgiCare Arts , Angelina Postoev, MD, FACS, a triple board-certified cosmetic surgeon, and Christopher Ibikunle, MD, FACS, offer chemical peels for men and women in Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Johns Creek, and the surrounding areas of Georgia.
What Are Chemical Peels?
Chemical peels are solutions that are applied to the skin. The active ingredients in the peels are found in many consumer cosmetic products. Dr. Angelina and Dr. Chris have chosen chemical peels with glycolic and salicylic acids for their patients because these acids work on a variety of common skin problems. Chemical peels are designed to exfoliate the skin and really get rid of the top layers of the skin, it will allow damaged skin to come off and show your fresh skin underneath.
What Are the Benefits of Chemical Peels?
- Higher concentration of active ingredients
- Real anti-aging benefits
- May be used on a variety of skin types
- Safely and effectively removes damaged skin
- Chemical peeling stimulates collagen production
- Solutions increase firmness, skin elasticity, smoothes wrinkles
- The acid-base balance of the skin is normalized
What Should I Expect from My Chemical Peels?Carrying out chemical peeling is a significant burden for the skin, even if the most gentle option is selected. Therefore, proper preparation for the procedure is important.Avoid sunbathing at least a week before the procedure. Before leaving the house, you need to apply a sunscreen cosmetic suitable for the type of your skin. You should also refuse to pluck eyebrows and hair removal in the area of chemical peeling 3-4 days before the procedure.The treatment begins with a thorough cleansing of the skin to remove any dirt and oils. We advise our patients that they should not wear makeup or use skin care products prior to their appointments.Once the skin has been cleaned, the chemical solution is applied and allowed to sit for a specific amount of time, usually just a few minutes.
How Long Do the Results Last?Mild peels can be repeated monthly, and medium peels can be repeated every six months. Deep peels should not be repeated.
Chemical Peels for Men
Chemical peels for men resolve common for both men and women skin problems, such as removing dry and dead skin, deep cleaning, smoothing facial lines and wrinkles, improving acne and acne scars, evening out skin tone, and removing skin pigmentation. However, men opting for chemical peels should be aware of certain aspects that are typical for men only. For instance, men are not recommended to shave prior to the procedure as peeling might be too irritating for the skin. Male patients with beards can undergo the procedure too, however, correct products are to be chosen.