Texas Laser Clinic of Plano, TX, provides a variety of Chemical Peels. Chemical Peels corrects a variety of skin imperfections such as blemishes, wrinkles, and uneven pigmentation. They exfoliate the outer layers of dead skin, revealing a new skin layer with improved tone, texture, and color. In addition to full facial rejuvenation certain types of skin peels can also be used for spot treatments and as a way to remove stretch marks or rejuvenate skin elsewhere on the body. Chemical peels reduce or eliminate acne scars, sun damage, and other skin imperfections. There are several types of chemical peels, each designated for different types and degrees of skin problems.
- Glycolic Acid Peel – $100
- Salicylic Acid Peel- $135-$175
- Lactic Acid Peel-$100
- TCA Peel $275-$400
What You Should Know about Chemical Peels
Stay out of the sun and avoid Retin-A treatments for at least one week before your peel.
Please do not apply make-up or lotion on the treated area.
Face Treatments are 15-30 minutes.
On clean skin, a peel solution is gently applied only on the area to be treated.
Some areas need more than others because of the depth of the line, or the thickness of the skin.
The treated area will appear slightly red.
Keep skin clean and use sun block with a minimum of SPF 30 daily.
Improvement is seen in a few days .
More than one session may be required
Glycolic Acid Peel
Glycolic Acid Peel is the Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA) derived from sugar cane, so it can be considered a natural product. Glycolic Acid works as an exfoliating agent because of its high acidity. Ingredients of Glycolic Acid exfoliate dead cells and have the ability to draw moisturizers into the newly exfoliated skin surface. Whether or not Glycolic Acid is the miracle ingredient in the cosmetic fountain of youth, it is effective when used correctly and in the proper concentration level for an individual’s exfoliating and moisturizing needs.
Salicylic Acid Peel
Salicylic Acid Peel is the Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) from willow tree bark of from scientific name of aspirin. Salicylic acid us used as a food preservative and in the beauty industry as an anti-acne ingredient and as a chemical peeling agent. Salicylic acid peels remove blackheads and whiteheads, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, and improve blemishes and uneven skin tone.
Lactic Acid Peel
Lactic Acid Peel known as Milk Acid, primarily found in sour milk products. Being a natural ingredient as well as a natural constituent of the human body Lactic Acid is much milder on the skin than other peels. Lactic peel will provide the desired smoothing effects without the dryness that often occurs in the peel procedure. Improvements in skin texture, tone, and pore size will be existent with each progressive treatment.
TCA Peel (Trichloro Acetic Acid) is a medium depth peels achieved with a variety of chemicals. Highly effective in promoting skin smoothness and vitality. Advantages of TCA Peels are that it will improve skin texture, skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles, superficial discoloration, such as age spots. It may improve blotches and can sometimes improve dark circles under eyes.