Chemical Peels

Glycolic Peels

This is the mildest of the peel formulas and produces light peels for treatment of fine wrinkles, areas of dryness, uneven pigmentation, and acne.

Glycolic acid is formulated from sugar cane. This acid creates a mild exfoliating action. Glycolic acid peels work by loosening up the horny layer and exfoliating the superficial top layer. This peel also stimulates collagen growth.

Jessner's Peels

Jessner's peel solution, formerly known as the Coombe's formula, was pioneered by Dr. Max Jessner, a German-American dermatologist. Dr. Jessner combined 14% salicylic acid, lactic acid, and resorcinol in an ethanol base. It is thought to break intracellular bridges between keratinocytes. It is very difficult to "overpeel" the skin due to the mild percentages associated with the acid combination.

This peel is indicated for patients with mild to severe acne, melasma, moderate wrinkling, and actinic damage. During a peel, an even layer of the solution is applied and allowed to dry without neutralizing. After the intial layer is dry a second layer can be applied to achieve deeper penetration. A white frosting occurs on the skin and is an indication of the endpoint of treatment.

Vitalize Peels

Vitalize Peel helps fight the effects of time, sun damage, and environmental assaults. This powerful yet non-damaging peel can take years off aging skin.
-Addresses various skin conditions, such as pigmentation abnormalities, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, melasma, fine lines and photodamage, and acne.
The peeling solution's active ingredients of Salicylic Acid, Resorcinol, and Lactic Acid work in combination to provide an even peel.
-Effective (achieves visible improvement after one treatment, significant results after a series of treatments)
-Can be customized for the treatment of each specific condition
-May be performed on Skin types I- VI
-Little or no or down time
-Well tolerated (minimum or no burning, peeling solution has pH 2-3, higher than most chemical peels)

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