PCA Chemical Peels
Sun damaged skin, brown "age" spots, fine lines and wrinkles, dry or flaky skin, rough skin texture, uneven skin tone, adult acne, superficial facial or acne scars, excessive oil on your face are problems that face millions of people. An increasingly popular solution can be found with the use of chemical peels.
Chemical peels are a category of advanced clinical skin rejuvenation treatments that assist in reversing damaged skin due to such factors as aging, sun-exposure, and acne. Chemical peels use a chemical solution to improve and smooth the texture of the skin by removing its damaged outer layers. It has proven to be extremely effective for, but not limited to, those individuals who suffer from facial blemishes, wrinkles, and uneven skin pigmentation.
With startling results, many men and women who have gone through this treatment have felt revitalized, as their lives have been renewed due to their enhanced appearance and improved self-confidence.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can Chemical Peels be performed?
Chemical peels can be performed on all parts of the body - face, neck, chest, back, arms, and legs.
How many treatments are required?
Although one peel can significantly improve the appearance of the skin, you may require more than one peel to achieve your best results.
What steps do I have to take to prepare for the procedure?
Please read the "Preparation for Chemical Peels" below.
What side effects could I notice post-procedure?
These superficial peels will result in little to no downtime. Side effects may include slight redness, tightness, peeling, flaking and/or temporary dryness. Makeup use may be resumed the day following the treatment.
How much does it cost?
Rothesay Laser Clinic prices are based on the size of the area you would like to treat. Contact us by phone at (506) 847-8302, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free consultation.
Preparation for Chemical Peels
You will be having a light peel treatment on the day of your appointment. Please follow the outline below to prepare for your treatment.
Please refrain from these activities prior to and after your scheduled appointment:
- Having a chemical peel (14 days)
- Tanning in a tanning booth (two to three weeks)
- Sun exposure (ten days)
- Having a "wax" or chemical depilatory treatment (five to seven days)
- Getting Botox®, collagen or other chemical filler injections (seven days)
- Microdermabrasion treatments (14 days)
If you are lactating, pregnant or think you might be pregnant, you are a candidate for an Oxygenating Trio or Detox Gel Deep Pore treatments only.
Please refrain from sun exposure for ten (10) days prior to your appointment. Do not come to the appointment sunburned. We will help schedule a new time if you are unable to keep the appointment.
Delay use of Retin-A®, Renova®, Differin®, Tazorac®, or Avage® and high percentage glycolic acid products for approximately five (5) to ten (10) days prior to your appointment. Using any of these will allow the treatment to reach deeper areas of your skin with less predictable results. Please consult a physician before discontinuing the use of any prescription medication.
Use of PCA SKIN® Clinical Care Products prior to you peel will prepare the skin and allow for better treatment results.