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Chemical peels

What is that?


The  chemical peel  (from the English "to peel" = peel)  it consists in the application, on the face or on other skin areas, of chemical and acid substances that generate accelerated exfoliation and stimulation of the dermis, favoring cell renewal. The acids used during peeling penetrate deep into the dermis, stimulating the activity of fibroblasts in the production of collagen and glycosaminoglycans, molecules that maintain skin hydration.  




When is it done?


Peeling is a treatment that we provide to all our patients eager to solve dermatological problems such as:


moderate / severe acne


- skin hyperpigmentation / discoloration


- skin aging


In addition, other indications for treatment are: seborrhea, mild scarring, photoaging, dyskeratotic states, keratosis.


Choose the most suitable peeling treatment for your skin type  is critical  to effectively solve your skin imperfections.




What substances are used?


The main acids used in our facility are  glycolic acid, mandelic acid, pyruvic acid, salicylic acid, TCA and many others.

The percentage of these substances and their possible combination will be established based on the imperfection and the area to be treated.




What are the side effects?


The possible side effects of peeling are erythema or edema in the days following the treatment. However, these effects are absolutely reversible within 48-72 hours.


Useful advice from our dermatologist is therefore not to expose yourself to the sun or to protect the skin with maximum photo-protections.  


It is not recommended to undergo the treatment for pregnant women, subjects suffering from viral infections or other important pathologies and subjects allergic to even one of the peeling components.

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