CHEMICAL PEELS

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions ranging from irregular pigmentation and acne to poor skin texture and fine lines. In its simplest term, a chemical peel is a treatment that uses selected acids to exfoliate the skin and create rapid, visible results.

VI Peel Advanced

This advanced chemical peel is specific to combat the signs of aging caused by sun damage.  This targeted formula provides a deeper penetration to soften fine lines, reduce brown spots and dyschromia (dull grey or orange skin).  This peel is painless and most patients experience 5-7 days of mild flaking to peeling of the skin.  You can apply makeup the very next day if needed.  It is recommended you avoid the sun for 7-14 days post procedure. 

VI Peel Precision

One of the most advanced formulations for the reduction of melasma.  Melasma is a skin condition that is chronic and usually flairs with heat which is why it’s most visible in the summertime.  Typically melasma presents itself as darker pigment on the upper lip, forehead or under the eyes.  Most people have heard it described as a pregnancy mask but anyone can get melasma including men.   This peel is almost painless and most patients experience 5-7 days of mild flaking to peeling of the skin.  You can apply makeup the very next day if needed.  It is recommended you avoid the sun for 7-14 days post procedure. For best results a series of VI Peel Precision Plus is recommended as directed by your skincare professional.

VI Peel Purify

This advanced solution works on all types of acne and acne scarring.  This treatment will help to fade textural and PIH (Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation) which is pigment caused from injury to the skin such as acne.   This peel is almost painless and most patients experience 5-7 days of mild flaking to peeling of the skin.  You can apply makeup the very next day if needed.  It is recommended you avoid the sun for 7-14 days post procedure. For best results a series of VI Peel Precision Plus is recommended as directed by your skincare professional. 

CHEMICAL PEELS AT A GLANCE


Procedure

Treatment typically lasts 30 minutes and is performed in our office. No anesthesia is required.

Benefits

Smoother, more youthful skin appearance with benefits to pigmentation and texture.

Recovery Time

Depending on the depth of the peel, recovery can range from redness to intense peeling.

Potential Risks

Irritation; dryness; itching; uneven treatment results due to penetration of acids.

Tips

Clients are advised to schedule a consultation with one of our skincare specialists to determine the best peel option.