Chemical peels are a highly reliable, cost-effective treatment for a variety of aesthetic and medical skin conditions. Not only can a chemical peel improve the general look and feel of skin - it can help clear up acne, improve the appearance of scarring, reduce dark patches (melasma), and reverse the effects of sun damage.
Dr. James K. Cardi provides a variety of chemical peels for all patients, no matter their age or gender. Our small, family-oriented practice gives patients a sense of security and discretion. Unlike in big-box medispas or corporate owned practices, no one has to know you’re coming in for a chemical peel! Dr. Cardi will work with you to determine the best type and level of chemical peel you need, based on your skin type and personal goals.
There are a myriad of benefits to getting a chemical peel, whether it’s a superficial, medium, or deep level peel. The chemical peels offered by the team at James K. Cardi can improve the appearance of mild scars, acne, dark patches, and wrinkles. Request an appointment online today to book a chemical peel and reveal healthier, younger-looking skin!
A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing procedure where a chemical solution is applied to the face, neck, or hands. The solution exfoliates the skin and eventually peels off, resulting in a smoother, less wrinkled appearance.
There are three types of chemical peels:
Sometimes. Many people feel a burning or stinging sensation that lasts several minutes. For deep chemical peels, the doctor may decide to administer pain medication either during or after the procedure.
The recovery time for a chemical peel will depend on which level of peel you received. You should not smoke or expose your skin to sunlight after a chemical peel, as it can cause infection and scarring and lengthen recovery time.
Yes! Male clients who get chemical peels enjoy not only more attractive-looking skin - they get the bonus benefit of a closer shave. Men have traditionally been more likely to complain about their skin, but hesitant to ask about chemical peels. That’s quickly changing. Dermatologists and skin-care experts have noted an increase in demand among men for skincare treatments for both medical and aesthetic reasons.
Just about anyone can get a chemical peel if they want to experience rejuvenated skin. However, there are a few considerations to make if you fall into one of the following categories.
If you are unsure whether or not you’re a good candidate for a chemical peel, feel free to make an appointment to speak with Dr. Cardi.