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What Can You Expect After a Chemical Peel? 

What Can You Expect After a Chemical Peel?

Desert Eyesthetics is pleased to offer a range of chemical peel options to remove your skin’s outer layers, revealing fresh, healthier-looking skin. The safe and effective anti-aging solution virtually eliminates a range of complexion imperfections, restoring your skin’s youthful radiance. Here is all you need to know about chemical peels and what you can expect after treatment. 

Chemical Peels – An Overview

Chemical peels involve the use of chemical solutions to exfoliate the top layers of your skin, removing dead skin cells and impurities. That activates the body’s natural healing processes, triggering skin cell regeneration and collagen production. Chemical peels are ideal for most skin types and can treat skin concerns of the face, neck, hands, and other areas.  

Chemical peels come in different strengths. The depth of the peel will determine the extent of exfoliation and how dramatic the results will be. 

  • Superficial Peels are the mildest form of chemical peels. They are ideal for treating mild acne, fine lines, and uneven skin tone. They are safe for most skin types and require little to no downtime. 
  • Medium Peels penetrate deeper into the skin. They are ideal for treating moderate wrinkles, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation. You may require some downtime and may experience swelling and peeling for up to a week after treatment. 
  • Deep Peels are the most intensive peels. They are used to address more stubborn skin concerns, like severe sun damage, scars, or wrinkles. Deep peels may require two to three weeks of downtime, and you can expect swelling, peeling, and redness for up to two weeks after your procedure. 

The Desert Eyesthetics Chemical Peel Menu: 

Here is a look at the chemical peel options offered by Desert Eyesthetics: 

DE Radiance Peel: DE Radiance Peels offer a safe and effective solution to address the early signs of aging, fine lines, wrinkles, dehydrated skin, and uneven tone and texture. They are also the choice chemical peels for preventative maintenance. 

DE Brightening Peel: The revolutionary brightening peel is ideal for uneven pigmentation, sunspots, photodamage, acne, and oily skin. Reveal a brighter, more luminous complexion with this safe and effective peel. 

DE Snow White Peel: The medical-grade peel is perfect for skin that is inflamed due to acne or rosacea. It helps treat acne, blackheads, and whiteheads and helps reduce scars, fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, and sun damage. 

PCA MD Peel: (only available in physician offices) The medium-depth peel is suitable for resilient skin. It significantly improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while promoting a more even skin tone and texture. The PCA MD Peel is a stronger and more potent version of the DE Radiance Peel. 

Marini Refine Peel: The Marini Refine Peel is ideal for all skin types. It delivers more significant results in fewer applications than progressive glycolic acid peels and with less downtime than more aggressive procedures. The Marini Refine Peel is followed by a retinol activator containing peptides and antioxidants, which enhances recovery and boosts overall treatment results. 

Marini Transform Peel: The Marini Transform Peel is a potent peel that effectively addresses sun damage and uneven pigmentation, softens fine lines and wrinkles, lessens the appearance of acne scars, and offers dramatic overall skin rejuvenation. The Marini Transform Peel is followed by a retinol activator containing peptides and antioxidants, which enhances recovery and boosts overall treatment results. Your skin will be noticeably firmer, brighter, softer, and more supple after treatment. 

ZO 3-Step Stimulation Peel (only available at a physician’s office): This moderate-depth peel is suitable for all skin types. It targets melasma, acne, fine lines, rough texture, large pores, dullness, and more. An at-home treatment will follow your in-office treatment, leaving you with dramatic, long-lasting results. We recommend a personalized ZO Skin Health skin care regimen before your peel for optimal results.

What Can You Expect After a Chemical Peel? 

Most chemical peels cause only minor to moderate discomfort. You may feel warmth followed by a stinging sensation that should resolve within a few short minutes. The recovery following your peel will depend on its strength. Most superior and medium-depth peels have a quick recovery time with little to no downtime. 

Immediately following your chemical peel, you may experience some discomfort, swelling, and redness in the treated areas. Make sure to follow the aftercare instructions for sun protection, cleansing, moisturizing, and applying protective, healing ointments. Your skin will start flaking and peeling 2-10 days after treatment, revealing a brighter, more even complexion. 

Chemical Peels Near Me in Gilbert, AZ

Contact Desert Eyesthetics to learn more about our anti-aging treatment options, including chemical peels. Dr. Garcia and her dedicated team will recommend the ideal peel to help you erase complexion imperfections and restore your skin’s youthful radiance. We invite you to call 480-454-7130 to schedule your appointment today!