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Peels and Chemical Dermabrasion

- Chemical peels involve applying certain agents on the skin peeling off the old skin that gets replaced by smoother new skin.

- Chemical peels can be applied to different areas as face, neck and hands.


Additional Facts

Who is a good candidate for Peels and Chemical Dermabrasion?

Overall healthy patients who desire to achieve facial rejuvenation by decreasing wrinkles around the eyes, mouth or other areas, improve the appearance of scars (e.g. acne), treat melasma (dark pigmentation of the face that occurs with pregnancy), eliminate or improve sun spots, age spots and freckles.


What are Peels and Chemical Dermabrasion contraindications?

We recommend avoiding the procedure in severe or uncontrolled systemic diseases, connective tissue disease, malignancy, unrealistic expectations, local skin pathology and pregnancy.

Note: A contraindication is a condition or factor that serves as a reason to withhold a certain medical treatment due to the harm that it would cause the patient.

How is this procedure performed?

- The skin is cleaned thoroughly prior to applying the peel. The specific strength and depth of peel is discussed before the procedure. The chemical agent is then applied on the skin. Patients might feel a mild burning sensation for a few minutes and cool compresses can be used to alleviate this sensation.

- Multiple treatments might be needed especially with superficial and medium depth peels.

How long does the effect last?

Results vary per patient and skin type but improvement is expected to be long term.

What should I expect during recovery?

- Some redness, skin sensitivity and swelling can occur during recovery which last for a few hours to a few days.

- Skin blistering and peeling (may last for 2 weeks in average) is expected during recovery.

- Avoid sun exposure and hot showers.

- Dressing might need to be applied to the treatment areas.

Where is the scar?

There are no incisions or scars. However scarring is an uncommon complication that can occur after the procedure.

Esthetician Services

Facial

$80

Advanced Facial

$100

Back Facial

$80

Dermal Infusion

$200

Back Dermal Infusion

$350

Dermal Infusion Facial + Chemical Peel

$275

Superficial Chemical Peel

$160

Medium Depth Chemical Peel

$400

Back Chemical Peel

$250

Keratosis Pilaris Treatment

Arms

$150

Legs

$175

Arms + Legs

$300

Dermaplaning

$100

Enhancement Trio Detoxifying System

$50

Enhancement 6% Retinol

$50

Enhancement Body Scrubs

$30

Enhancement Exfoliating Lip Scrub

$10

Waxing

Eyebrow

$15

Upper Lip

$15

Chin

$20

Face

$30

Bikini Line

$30

Acne Program (8 treatments, biweekly for 4 months)

$1,350

Aging and Hyperpigmentation (6 treatments for 5 months)

$1,120

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