The skin is thoroughly cleansed and degreased with an appropriate cleanser first. Your eyes are covered with special goggles during the treatment. Your doctor will apply a watertight dressing to treated skin. My patient has a social event coming up, can she wear makeup after the VI Peel? But if your face feels a little raw, a cool compress may help soothe your irritated skin. Now that’s a beautiful combination proven to help you look younger, longer! After a course of six peels you can have a once monthly maintenance peel or wait for three months before embarking on another course of peels.
Q. Between the kids, the job, the house and the husband, somehow there is just no time for me. Use may your daily lotion throughout the peeling, in the morning and evening. TCA treatments will not do anything for acne scars or dynamic (deeper) wrinkles. Within 7 to 10 days: New skin will have begun to form. Hydrocortisone cream may be applied to the itchy areas before applying the ointment. Phenol peels are used to treat skin with coarse wrinkles and blotchiness.
Regardless of the type of treatment to be performed, hydration is very important before and after surgery for safe recovery. The VI Derm™ Skin Care System should be used on a daily basis to maintain the results of the VI Peel. Some people have also described an “itchy” sensation while the acid is in contact with the skin. There is usually no discomfort after the peel, but, in case there is mild discomfort, pain medications can be provided. Similar to the light chemical peel, medium chemical peels require less downtime than a deeper peel. A few days after the procedure, new skin with a bright pink colour akin to sunburn will emerge; the pinkness will fade within a few days. If you have an oral temperature over 100.4 degrees.
It reduces or eliminates enlarged pores and treats acne and the scars left by acne. If you have olive or darker skin, you may also need to be on a bleaching cream like hydroquinone for 2 weeks before the peel. It can be removed earlier if excessive discomfort is experienced. It is important to avoid overexposure to the sun immediately after a chemical peel since the new skin is fragile and more susceptible to injury. Even with realistic expectations, you may not see results for several weeks or months after a chemical peel. They promote skin smoothness and vitality by improving superficial discoloration, skin tone, texture and eliminating fine wrinkles. Take all medications as prescribed before the treatment.
We use this peel in combination with Vitamin C to give your skin an instant boost and brightened look and feel. What are the complications or potential side effects of a chemical peel? The porcelain white shiny skin seen after taped deep chemical peels in regional areas has been classified as the alabaster look. It is suitable for sun damaged skin, pigmented skin, ageing concerns, and enlarged pores. Everyone’s skin will be more sensitive to sunlight following a peel so make sure that you have plenty of sunscreen on hand after your peel, and be sure to vigilantly apply and reapply your sunscreen after a peel. In some cases, you may get a reaction in the skin that looks like sunburn. We are located in Green Spring Station, a Johns Hopkins outpatient satellite, in Lutherville, Maryland, just north of the city of Baltimore.
No skin preparation is necessary as with some of our other peels. Pre-treatment, however, is not necessary. What can I expect during and after a chemical peel? It is very important that you find a Practitioner who has adequate training and experience in skin resurfacing. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions or express any concerns that you may have. Within 48 hours, slight flaking may occur, which can easily be controlled with a light non-comedogenic moisturizer. The VI Peel is a restorative and painless repair of damaged skin, including sun damage and acne scarring.
Traditional chemical peels typically consist of chemical solutions applied to the skin to form flakes or blisters that eventually peel off. The AHA solution can be mixed with a bleaching agent to correct or improve pigmentation problems. The skin is cleansed, and then one or more chemical solutions are applied. Chemical peeling uses a chemical solution in order to improve the skin’s appearance. Chemical peels can improve skin tone and texture, diminish fine lines and wrinkles, even pigmentation, eliminate age spots, reduce acne breakouts, improve the appearance of superficial scars and reduce pore size. Containing a special combination of powerful ingredients the Vi peel is extremely effective and can help to improve tone, texture and clarity of the skin while diminishing skin pigmentation, reducing pore size, addressing acne and softening fine lines.