Chemical peels can be a great way to slough off old, damaged skin quickly, revealing fresh, unblemished skin within a week or two. Some of the most common types of peels include glycolic acid peels and TCA peels, which are considered light or medium depth peels. These peels can be excellent for treating acne, discolorations and early signs of aging, but they may not offer the dramatic results you want. Dr. Ghasri, our expert in deep chemical peels in Los Angeles, may recommend a phenol peel.
Phenol peels are considered deep chemical peels. They penetrate deeply into the skin and address acne scars, deeper wrinkles, roughness, blotchiness and other major imperfections. Unlike other types of peels, only one treatment is required. However, the more aggressive nature of this peel means that recovery can be longer and more uncomfortable than light and medium depth peels. Dr. Ghasri, our Los Angeles deep chemical peels expert, can help you decide if a deep peel is right for you.
Los Angeles Deep Chemical Peels
If you are a candidate for a deep chemical peel, Dr. Ghasri, our expert in deep chemical peels in Los Angeles, will use sedation and anesthetic to ensure your comfort throughout the peel application. Once the solution has been applied to the skin, it will be allowed to penetrate into the deeper layers. You may feel a tingling sensation but should feel no pain. Once the solution has been allowed to work, it will be rinsed, and we will apply an ointment or cream to your skin to soothe and protect the treated area.
Dr. Ghasri, our Los Angeles deep chemical peels expert, will provide you with detailed aftercare instructions. Taking care of your skin after a peel is critical to ensure proper healing and reduce the risk of complications. Results can be dramatic. While a peel cannot tighten loose or sagging skin, it can significantly improve moderate and more severe wrinkles, improve the tone and texture of your skin, eliminate unwanted discolorations and pigmentation and give you a bright, fresh new look. Protect your treated skin from the sun throughout the healing process for the best results. Contact our office today to learn more about available peels or to schedule your appointment with Dr. Ghasri, our dermatologist in Los Angeles.