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Chemical Peels in Philadelphia

A custom cocktail is created to address a 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 uppermost 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.

What is Chemical Peel?

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.

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

Candidate for Chemical Peel

A consultation is required to determine if and what kind of chemical peel is suitable for your skin type and concerns. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Subbio to help us determine the right procedure to help you achieve your beauty goals.

Chemical Peels FAQs

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.

  • 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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