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Chemical peel: What is chemical peel, types, benefits, and side effects?

What is Chemical Peel?

The chemical peel is a procedure of skin-resurfacing. Basically, it is a cosmetic treatment which can be applied to hands, neck, and face.

Many people opt to get this treatment for various reasons. It helps to treat the fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, hyper-pigmentation, sun damage, scars, uneven skin tone, and melasma.

The treatment cover is not covered by insurance. If you want to get the treatment then chemical peel cost in Vizag is affordable.

Types of chemical peel

  • Light Chemical peel

A superficial chemical peel helps in removing the outer layer of skin. It helps in treating the fine line, wrinkles, dryness, and acne. You can get this every two to five weeks which also depend on the result you are looking for. The recovery time in around one week.

  • Medium Chemical peel

The chemical peel is helpful in removing the upper part of the skin from the middle layer and skin cells. This can help to treat the wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and acne scars. You can repeat this procedure every three to nine months to get effective results. It takes around five to seven days to recover and redness remains for a few months.

  • Deep chemical peel

The deep chemical peel is helpful in removing the skin cells from the mid to lower layer of the skin as well as skin cells. This is helpful in treating the deep wrinkles, and scars. It would be great if you get it just once. The new skin gets develop after two weeks.

 

Side effects of chemical peel

  • Infection

It is very rare that chemical peel can result in fungal or bacterial infection. It might happen that it can result in herpes virus which results in a cold sore.

  • Redness

It is very normal to get redness after having the treatment and usually this last for several months.

  • Skin color get changed

It might happen that skin color changes as it can become dark (after getting superficial peel) or get light (after getting a deep peel).

  • Scarring

It is very rare that it can result in scarring. This can occur on the face lower part. The scars can get disappear by taking the medications and antibiotics.

 

Benefits of Chemical peel

After getting the chemical peel the skin becomes soft because the affected layer is removed as the new skin starts developing. This means you will look young again as the problem is treated effectively which you might you were facing earlier. You should select the best doctor for getting the treatment. If you are not sure where to get the treatment then you can visit our hospital and consult the doctor about the entire procedure.