Types of Chemical Peels

Here is what a chemical peel can do for your skin!

Jessners Peel 

What is it? Jessners is a medium peel for treatment of various skin condtions. 

Benefits: Jessners peels improve the collagen and elastin in the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, acne, and dark spots. Patients who will benefit from this procedure are those with one or more of the following: Dull, weathered skin, freckling, blothy pigmentation, sun damage, fine wrinkles, and acne. 

Glycolic Acid/ Salicylic Acid Peel 

What is it? Glycolic and Salicylic acid peels are particularly helpful for treating acne and blackheads. Salicylic acid is a strong comedolytic, which means it helps unclog pores. It also helps decrease the amount of oil on the skin. Regular salicylic acid peels can help improve both imflammatory acne and comodonal acne. Salicylic acid peels are superficial medium peels for treatment of acne and rosacea. 

Beneits: Decreases pore size and oil glands

TCA Peel

What is it? TCA(Trichloroacetic Acid) is a meduim/deep peel treatment of various skin conditions. TCA can be used in varying concentrations ranging from 10%-30%. The higher the concentration the deeper the skin peel.

Benefits: TCA Peels improve collagen and elstin production in the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, acne scars, and dark spots on the skin. Patients who will benefit from this procedure are those with one or more of the following: Dull, weather skin, freckling, blothy pigmentation, sun damage, fine wrinkles, and shallow acne scars. 

VI Peel 

What is it? VI Peels represent the next generation in chemical peels. Each treatment is virtually painless with results in as little as 7 days! Unique from other peels, the VI Peels nutures the skin with vitamins and minerals during the exfoliation process. 

Benefits: VI Peels are suitable for various skin types, including darker skin tones. They offer specifically desgined treatments that are convenient and targerted to adress: Anti-aging, hyperpigmentation, sunspots, damaged skin, acne prone skin, and acne scarring. 

 

If you suffer from acne, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, fine lines,and wrinkles call us today! (805) 491-5992

 

 

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Dr. Mayha Patel Dr. Patel diagnoses conditions affecting the hair, skin, and nails, which often have a large impact on your self-image and confidence. Using exams, blood tests, biopsies, and other approaches, Dr. Patel frequently diagnoses eczema, psoriasis, alopecia, acne, and various types of skin cancer creating an individualized treatment plan with each patient’s needs in mind. In addition, as a board-certified dermatologist Dr. Patel has extensive cosmetic dermatology experience and knowledge in numerous state of the art interventional procedures in cosmetic dermatology such as botox®, fillers, microneedling, kybella, and thread lifts. Dr. Patel also specializes in facial contouring, concierge cosmetics, and laser based procedures. Dr. Patel frequently uses her dual wavelength laser system for treatment, as well as UV light therapies, prescription medications, and topical products with proven results.

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