Chemical Peels

Custom Chemical Peels with Dr. Subbio

A custom cocktail is created to address patient’s individual needs. Each treatment is finished with light extractions if needed, a soothing facial mask, and LED therapy.

During chemical peels, various acid solutions are applied to the skin to break the connections between skin cells. Peels can be superficial to exfoliate the upper most layer of skin or deeper to improve pigmentation and skin texture. Peels are great first line treatments for many conditions and great maintenance in between other treatments.

Depending on the type of peel, recovery time can range from minimal with no real “peeling” to a few days of mild redness and exfoliation. Patients generally see improved skin tone and texture with each treatment.

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“I saw a video by Dr. Subbio on RealSelf, and I met with him twice before my explant surgery. He answered every question I had and gave me his cell number for any questions that may pop into my brain. He didn’t try to push me into getting replacements or a lift, tho he did… Read More »


“Dr. Subbio was very polite and kind. His nurse was just as great. I am so excited for the future relationship I have with his practice. I felt respected and just so excited. I was educated on the pros and cons of breast augmentation, he explained between round and shaped silicone breast augmentation and how… Read More »


“Dr. Subbio and his friendly staff immediately put me at ease. They listened to my concerns and offered filler solutions. Dr. Subbio has exquisite artistic talent and an eye for detail. I am thrilled with my results and will certainly return. The office is very clean and comfortable. I highly recommend Dr. Subbio.”


“My experience with Dr. Subbio was fabulous! As a 52 year old first timer for ANY cosmetic assistance, I was extremely nervous. Dr. Subbio and his staff not only put my mind at ease, but their work is meticulous. What I love the most is the look Dr. Subbio was able to create – softer… Read More »


Chemical Peel FAQs

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Intervals: 1-4 treatments every 4-6 weeks

A chemical peel is a form of exfoliation intended to remove the outermost layers of the skin. Chemical Peels come in a variety of levels and intensities designed to treat a range of skincare issues (fine lines, wrinkles, acne, textural and pigmentation irregularities, scarring, and overall rejuvenation

Most Chemical peels feel like a tingling or itchy sensation. Peels do not take a long time to complete and We will provide you with a fan to help alleviate any discomfort

Depending on the type of chemical peel there can be downtime. An intense peel can have a week or more of downtime (redness, peeling) whereas a more gentle peel as no downtime whatsoever and can be done prior to a social event

Depending on the issue, a series of 4-6 chemical peels are recommended followed by seasonal maintenance for best results

A consultation is required to determine if and what kind of chemical peel is suitable for your skin type and concerns

2 weeks prior to treatment: Avoid sun exposure and wear a sunscreen of 45 SPF or higher
1 week prior: Avoid Retinols, AHA’s, and BHA’S

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Meet Dr. Subbio

Subbio Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa is a comprehensive center specializing in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery. Located in Newtown Square across from the beautiful DuPont Farms, Dr. Subbio brings with him over 10 years of training and experience as an Attending Surgeon at the Lehigh Valley Health Network.

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Why Subbio?

 It’s the perfect marriage of science and artistry. In fact, he’ll hand-draw his projected results right in front of you during your consultation.

Dr. Subbio is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the prestigious American Board of Plastic Surgery.

He was inspired to become a surgeon after learning about plastic surgeons who volunteer their skill and artistic vision to help cleft lip and burn victims in India. Once he became a surgeon, he began volunteering himself, traveling to third world countries to perform procedures.

Dr. Subbio won’t try to convince you to have a procedure that isn’t best for you. Your safety, well-being, and satisfaction are paramount.