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Chemical peels are a cosmetic treatment that is applied to face, hands and neck to improve the feel and appearance of the skin. Chemical peels are used for a number of reasons like sun damage, acne, scars, wrinkles and fine lines, hyperpigmentation, melasma and uneven skin tone.
Mainly there are three different types of chemical peels:
These are generally done in an outpatient surgical facility. The area of the face where chemical peel is to be undertaken is numbed using regional anaesthesia. The procedure for different types of chemical peel includes:
The recovery time depends on the type of chemical peel you received. During light peels, the recovery time is four to seven days. In medium peel, the recovery time is five to seven days with initially swelling in the skin before revealing the new skin. And in deep peels, the recovery takes about two weeks with redness and cysts lasting for some time.
It is recommended to follow doctor’s instructions during recovery time. Also, avoid going to sunlight until you heal completely.
It is recommended that to undergo chemical peels you should visit a board-certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Harkirandeep Singh is the best plastic surgeon and is certified plus experience surgeon for chemical peels. His patients always had satisfactory results. Visit him for safe chemical peel treatment.