So many treatments are available these days that it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. With the growing market of chemical peels you can feel overwhelmed with the microderms, microdonts, and microwhoknows. Choosing the type of chemical peel when it comes to the procedure to pursue for rejuvenating your skin is the first step.
Find out what the 3 types of chemical peels are.
Superficial: This is the least invasive type of chemical peel. It is deemed superficial because the effects of the chemical used do not go under the outer layer of your skin. It only affects the superficial layer of your face. It is the mildest form and is generally safe for all skin types.
Medium: This type of chemical peel burns the skin at a deeper level. It is used for more serious skin ailments and is a more aggressive treatment that goes deeper into the skin. It is most popular for the treatment of acne scars, wrinkles, and facial lines. These can be difficult to treat which is why the medium type chemical peel gets deep enough to counteract these lines and indentations.
Deep: This is the most aggressive type of chemical peel and is used to correct the most difficult and stubborn forms of skin deformities. These peels are reserved just for the face and are usually only performed once due to their very strong components.
When exploring your options if you want a chemical peel it is best to consult your board-certified plastic surgeon. Your plastic surgeon can inspect your complaints with your skin and assess in detail exactly which chemical peel will be most effective in treating what you want accomplished
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