Are you trying to find a way to give yourself a more youthful look? If so, chemical peels might be a great option. For more information about chemical peels, talk to our dermatologist in Houston, Texas. Dr. Simone Stalling can help to recommend chemical peels and other skin treatments that are right for you at AVIVA Dermatology.

What Are Chemical Peels?

Under the direction of a board-certified dermatologist, a chemical solution will be applied to the skin. Three to five days after the application, the upper layers of the skin peel. When the new skin is revealed, it is smoother than the old skin. Chemical peels can be applied to your hands, face, neck, chest, back and feet. You may need multiple peels to achieve your desired results. Keep in mind that the results aren’t permanent because you are going to continue to age with time.

What is the Chemical Peel Process?

After cleaning your skin, a chemical solution or blend of solutions is applied to your skin. You might feel burning and stinging sensations during the treatment. Following the procedure, you may experience some peeling or redness. Some types of chemical peels will require downtime. Be sure to talk to our dermatologist about any of your concerns.

What Are Chemical Peels Used for?

Chemical peels can be used for a variety of different skin conditions. If you are dealing with one of the following, a chemical peel might be helpful:

  • Acne
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Rough skin
  • Freckles
  • Dull skin
  • Age spots
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Discoloration
  • Melasma

If you have another skin concern, talk to Dr. Simone Stalling about your options. If a chemical peel isn’t the best option, our dermatologist can assist in recommending other treatment options specifically for you.

Benefits of Chemical Peels

There are many reasons to consider a chemical peel for your skin concerns. These are the benefits:

  • Improved overall skin condition
  • Fewer wrinkles
  • Glowing skin
  • Smooth skin
  • Even skin tone

For more information or to schedule a consultation, call AVIVA Dermatology today.