Chemical Peel Treatment in Hyderabad, India
Also called HEMEXFOLIATION, DERMA PEELING, SKIN PEELING
Chemical peels are simple, yet effective and useful procedure done for improving skin tone, texture, acne and also can act on signs of ageing. Cleopatra – World famous lady bathed in sour milk to increase the glow and hydration of skin, which contained using lactic acid.
French women, as a routine used old wine to improve their beauty which contains Tartaric acid. In this modern era chemical peels still hold their place firmly as the most widely conducted procedure in our Dermatological practice.
Chemical peel treatment is done by application of a chemical usually salicylic acid, lactic acid etc., to the outer most layer of the skin. Now this application causes controlled destruction of a part of the skin or entire epidermis, with or without dermis, which causes removal of top most layers of the skin by exfoliation and removal of superficial skin or the skin lesions. This is then followed by formation of new skin i.e., epidermis as well as dermis. There is also improvement of skin texture and skin surface abnormalities which is seen
The pH of the top layer of the skin is acidic and whereas the deeper layer of the skin is slightly basic. This is the basic mechanism of application of chemical peel. Different peels act by different mechanisms— i.e., few act by metabolic destruction like the AHA, azelaic acid etc, Caustic destruction like TCA peel and by toxic destruction like Phenol, Resorcinol, Salicylic Acid.
The damage done is healed by 3 phases- inflammatory phase, proliferative phase and maturational phase.
Chemical peels are divided into very superficial depth peels (also called Lunch-Time peels), superficial depth peels, medium depth peels and deep peels. Types of peels— Combination peels, Sequential peels, Segmental peels, Spot peels and Switch peels
When and where do we use Chemical Peels?
- Pigmentation disorders(age spots, uneven skin tone, blotchy complexion, dull complexion, Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation)
- Rejuvenation of skin.
- Acne, Icepick scars, Acne cosmetica etc.
- Aging skin changes (fine lines, photoaging, freckles, melasma, sun damaged skin) and
- Miscellaneous— Benign epidermal growths, Keratosis Pilaris, Dilated pores etc.
CHEMICAL PEEL Treatment Procedure:
It is essential to do pre-peel priming of the patient’s skin with sunscreens and other medications for few days. The procedure is done by board certified dermatologist, who decides the type of peel looking at the skin tone, texture, and skin conditions.
The dermatologist will apply peel on the affected area evenly and left for some time depending on the type of the peel. Depending on the type of peel and the concern for which the peel is applied, it can either be washed off or left for hours or overnight. The skin peels off slowly over weeks especially in deep peels.
Post procedure care includes sunscreens and moisturizers. Depending on the concern, chemical peel application can be done either weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Better results are seen with multiple sessions and when combined with Light Therapy and Laser Toning.
With the wide variety of peels, We at FMS SKIN & HAIR Clinic offer you with Skin Lightening Peel, Cosmelan Peel, TCA CROSS, Yellow Peel, combination Peels, sequential peels etc
Application of chemical solution in increased concentration for a shorter duration to the skin to remove the superficial layers of the skin. It is also known chemical peel facial.
The skin cells are renewed every 52-70 days. When a chemical peel is applied, there is controlled and increased destruction of the epidermis which will remove the superficial dead layers of the skin.
Glycolic acid should be applied quickly on the skin and is left on the skin depending on the requirement for 2-5 mins. The peel is washed off with water. Followed by application of moisturiser and sunscreen. Glycolic acid causes increased cell turnover.
BHA peel like salicylic acid can be used for acne (grade I – grade III) and for superficial acne scars the TCA CROSS (peel). The TCA peels work by coagulation of the epidermal and dermal proteins which appear as frosting of the skin (frost-pink-frost).
The Chemical Peel Treatment Cost Price in Hyderabad, India ranges from ₹3500 to ₹10000 per session depending on the area to be treated.
There might be slight pricking and burning sensation during application of peel. In the post procedure, few patients with sensitive skin might have a burning sensation which is treated by application of topical mild steroid for 3 days. The peeling of the skin can last for few days.
Chemical peel requires minimum of 4-6 sessions depending on the type of the peel used. A gap of 4-6 weeks is advised between 2 sessions.
The results are long lasting when done regularly and combined with lasers. Good skin care and maintenance therapy is required for long lasting results.
When applied by a non-trained person, there can be burn or deeper application of the peel. There can be erythema, itching sensation, edema, blister formation etc.
Depending on the type of the peel, the recovery time varies from no downtime to 10 days. And the recovery time for burn due to chemical peel is around 3-4 days with topical steroid application.