What is chemical peeling?

Chemical peeling is one of the cosmetic applications that has been used in dermatology for over a hundred years and still does not lose its popularity thanks to its effective results. In the treatment of chemical peeling, intercellular bonds are broken in the upper layer of the skin in a controlled manner, and controlled peeling takes place on the skin. Cellular regeneration is stimulated.It is used for antiaging purposes, sun damage and wrinkle treatment, spot treatment.

In chemical peeling applications, solutions such as glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid, mandelic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, salicylic acid, pyruvic acid, phytic acid resorcinol, and azeleic acid are applied in different concentrations according to the problem to be treated and skin characteristics.

The depth of the chemical peeling to be applied is divided into three groups as superficial, medium and deep peeling. Deep peeling is usually performed under operating room conditions – under anesthesia and sedation. Today, the most common superficial and medium depth chemical peeling treatments are applied.

For What Purposes Is Chemical Peel Used?

  • Anti-aging effects
  • acne treatment
  • acne scar treatment
  • Reducing the dull and dull appearance
  • Regulating sebum balance
  • spot treatment
  • Chemical peeling treatment can be applied for purposes such as giving vitality, elasticity and shine to the skin.

How Often and How Many Sessions Is Chemical Peeling Applied?

The frequency of application and the number of sessions are determined after the examination according to the needs of the person. Generally, an average of 4 sessions are applied with an interval of 1-2 weeks. Repeating it at certain wider intervals afterward may be beneficial for the continuity of the results obtained.

How is Chemical Peeling Applied?

Anesthesia is not required before the procedure in superficial and medium-depth peeling applications. In some cases, your doctor may recommend applying some medicated creams for a while to prepare the skin before the procedure, to reduce the risks of side effects and to get better results. The skin is prepared for peeling treatment,and sensitive areas with thin skin such as around the eyes, around the lips and nose, and under the eyebrows are usually protected with an occlusive application such as vaseline. Afterwards, the prepared peeling solutionis applied to the skin with the help of a brush or cotton swab. A short-term burning sensation may be felt during the procedure, this feeling is temporary. Usually, a neutralizing solution is applied and then the process is ended with the application of soothing creams and sunscreen.

What Should Be Considered After Chemical Peeling?

After the procedure, it must be protected from the sun. Depending on the depth of the peeling applied after the procedure, peeling is seen on the skin as fine powder or in thick layers within a few days. During this period, moisturizing, healing, soothing creams and sunscreens recommended by your doctor should be used, and shaded areas should be preferred. Aggressive movements such as waxing, epilation with thread, rubbing, scratching with nails, plucking, peeling should be avoided during this period.

When Should Chemical Peel Be Done?

Superficial deep peeling can be done in all seasons with very good sun protection, medium and deep chemical peeling applications are generally applied in spring and winter.

What are Chemical Peeling Prices?

In chemical peeling treatment, the application fee is determined after the examination according to the type, amount, frequency and number of the peeling application to be preferred.

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