Surprising Benefits of Chemical Peels

A chemical peel is a skin or cosmetic treatment that removes the top layer of your skin. This helps the skin to minimize the pores, clean the uneven skin tone and remove the dullness from the skin. Plus, it also helps in reducing scarring on the skin. 

These chemical peels also treat acne and rosacea. However, it is not powerful enough to treat deep scarring and wrinkles. Also, you wouldn’t be able to tighten your skin or reverse the signs of aging or sun damage with the help of these peels. 

However, these chemical peels can be effective for some and not have much difference for others. On the other hand, it may also cause other skin problems in some people. Hence, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using a chemical peel. You can visit Glen Allen Absolute Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center to consult a dermatologist and get advice on which chemical peel best suits your skin problems. 

What are the benefits of using chemical peels?

A chemical peel helps to treat the most common skin problems that are common in people worldwide. It is a treatment that can be done at clinics, or the light treatment can even be done at home by following the guideline of your doctor. 

Here are some of the top benefits of chemical peel observed in the skin: 

  • Minimizes the pore

Large pores are among the most common concerns recorded in people of different ages and skin. Using chemical peel helps reduce the pores as the outer layer of the skin is removed, and this is the layer with the most damage. 

Hence, the person’s pores get smaller and minimized after a chemical peel treatment. 

  • Treat Acne

Acne treatment usually focuses on the upper layers of the skin and does not reach deeper, leading to slow results. On the other hand, the chemical peel reaches a deeper layer of the skin and helps clean your skin thoroughly. 

These peels work the best for the acne when received in order. 

  • Fades discoloration

Some people face problems like discoloration, hyperpigmentation, and sunspots and cannot get rid of them. Here chemical peel can be of help. Peel lifts discoloration and neutralizes the color of your skin. 

  • Balances texture

Uneven skin tone and blemishes make the skin texture unbalanced and may lead to other skin problems. You can use a chemical peel to balance out your skin texture and reduce unevenness. 

Some other benefits  of the chemical peel are: 

  • Erases fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Helps in providing a lift to the skin. 
  • Soothes the scares and helps in reducing them. 
  • Smoothes the skin irregularities. 
  • Non-invasive treatment for other skin problems. 
Dr. David K Simson
The author, Dr. David K Simson is a trained radiation oncologist specializing in advanced radiation techniques such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) / Rapid Arc, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). He is also experienced in interstitial, intracavitary, and intraluminal brachytherapy.