Q & A: What are the benefits of skin peels over other non-surgical rejuvenation treatment
Skin peels are a type of a resurfacing procedure. Other resurfacing procedures include dermabrasion and laser resurfacing.
– Superficial and medium peels are suitable for most people unless you have a history of bad scarring or issues with pigmentation.
– If you have darker skin, it is important to see an experienced practitioner as the peel can cause skin bleaching.
– Before having a deep phenol peel a patient will need to undergo a thorough assessment – which includes heart, kidney and liver function.
There are pros and cons of each of these procedures. There are many chemicals used for peeling and many individual indications.