Chemical Peels Newport Beach
Chemical peels are one of the most reliable facial rejuvenation treatments available. Dr. Sundine offers a range of chemical peels to improve the texture of your skin and ameliorate certain skin conditions. In fact, to keep your face looking fresh and healthy, you are advised to receive chemical peels on a regular basis, as determined by you and Dr. Sundine based on your lifestyle, skin quality and age.
To learn more about chemical peels, please read the paragraphs below. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Sundine, please contact his office at 949 706 3100.
Who Is a Candidate for a Chemical Peel?
Most people who do not suffer from complex skin problems and medical conditions are good candidates for a chemical peel. In fact, if you have any of the skin problems listed below you are an excellent candidate for a chemical peel.
- Fine lines
- Mild scarring
- Sun spots, age spots, liver spots and freckles
- Poor skin texture and uneven color
Please keep in mind that a chemical peel cannot restore volume to the face, tighten loose skin or fill in hollow cheeks.
Chemical Peels in Newport Beach
The chemical peel procedure generally lasts about 20 to 30 minutes. It is administered by a licensed esthetician at Dr. Sundine’s Newport Beach plastic surgery practice. First, the skin is cleaned and topical anesthesia may be applied. The latter depends on the strength of the peel; most peels do not require the use of topical anesthesia. The chemical solution is then applied to the face for about 10 minutes. During this time, you will feel mild stinging and warming of the skin. Once the chemical solution has been removed you will be given post-treatment instructions and will be free to go home.
Recovering from Chemical Peel
Once you arrive home, your face will feel tight and mildly red. However, you may not start peeling until day two or day three after your treatment. Once you begin peeling, you will want to stay home for a few days. The peeling of the outermost layers of skin is not painful unless you pull on it, which you will be asked not to do. You will need to stay out of the sun and moisturize as instructed by the esthetician. The peeling process does not last more than one week, after which you will have baby skin that will look and feel very healthy. It is very important that you protect this skin with sunscreen.
The results of a chemical peel are very rewarding, as this treatment will remove all of the dead cells and upper layer of damaged and worn out skin. Our esthetician will see you for a follow-up visit to make sure your skin is looking good and that you are not developing any scarring or other complications.