A chemical peel is a dermatological solution that is used to improve and smooth the appearance and texture of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical peel begins with a chemical formula that is applied to the skin to remove dead skin cells while stimulating the production of new skin cells.
The peel causes the skin to slightly blister and eventually peel off exposing a new, regenerated layer of the dermis that appears smooth and healthier than ever! After the peel, fresh skin is slightly more sensitive to the sun, however, this is only temporary.
by Monica Tadros, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chemical peels are used to treat a number of conditions including: