Medical Grade Chemical Peels in Northridge, CA
What are chemical peels, exactly?
You might be surprised to learn that the ingredients used for medical grade chemical peels are found in many of your skin care products, such as glycolic acid, salicylic acid and trichloroacetic acid. What sets medical grade chemical peels apart from what you may be able to buy at a department store is the amount of the chemicals in the formulas.
Types of Chemical Peels
Maryam Seddigh Tonekaboni, MD offers three types of chemical peels in Northridge:
- Light chemical peels that can be repeated monthly
- Medium chemical peels that can be repeated every 6 to 12 months
- Deep chemical peels that are one-time treatments for more advanced signs of aging and skin concerns
Benefits of Chemical Peels
Chemical peels are recommended for:
- Fine lines
- Some severe wrinkles
- Age spots
- Mild scars, such as those related to acne
- Dull complexion
***Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not have chemical peels.
The Chemical Peel Treatment
Light, medium and deep chemical peels have similar procedures. Your skin is cleansed to remove dirt, makeup and oils. A chemical solution is applied to the skin and allowed to sit for a specific amount of time, based on the type of peel. A neutralizing solution is then applied to stop the chemical process.