Chemical peel is a popular skincare treatment today. People around the world have been opting for this treatment option to regain their beauty and youthfulness. In the treatment, a chemical solution is used on the skin to improve its tone and texture. The solution exfoliates the damaged layers of the skin and opens up the flawless, smooth skin.
Chemical peels can treat a wide number of skin flaws in just one sitting. You can get rid of wrinkles, fine lines, spots, freckles, blemishes, acne, and scars in just a few minutes. Please also note that it is always a good idea to undergo this procedure in combination with other skin care procedures. Their combination can provide you better and everlasting effects. Talk to a dermatologist to find out more about Skin Discoloration After Chemical Peels Dubai & Abu Dhabi.
Chemical Peels come in different strengths, the selection of a suitable one can be very tough for you. Three common types of peels include light, medium, and deep. Each type contains different chemical solutions, some solutions work superficially while others go deeply in the skin to produce more imposing effects.
Although chemical peel is a wonderful skin resurfacing procedure, it brings some disadvantages as well.
Skin Discoloration After Chemical Peel:
Medium and deep peels work at deeper levels, produce deeper exfoliation, therefore they can also disturb the melanin concentration inside the skin. Most probably, you will notice a notable change in your skin complexion right after the treatment. The discoloration can either take the form of hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation. In a recent survey, it was found that people with darker skin tones have been hit harder by the side-effect. You can use strong sun blocks and skin lightening creams to combat the patching. However, many of our clients reported that this side-effect goes away on its own after 3 to 4 months.
Peel can Cause Pain or Discomfort:
As the peels remove the damaged layers, during the procedure you may experience some degree of pain or discomfort so be prepared for that. Luckily, this undesirable sensation diminishes as soon the procedure is completed.
Scarring can Occur:
The Skin Discoloration After Chemical Peels Dubai & Abu Dhabi sometimes leaves scars on the area that was treated but the scars occurred due to peels are usually temporary and Superficial Chemical Peels Dubai. You can simply use oral and topical medications to reduce their appearance.
Redness and Itchiness can take up to a Week to Resolve:
It is normal to experience redness, itchiness, and irritation on the treated site for a week after the treatment. And the skin may appear swollen but usually, the swelling goes down within 3-4 days.
You can take the following safety measures to reduce the risk of aging signs.
- For about a week before the treatment, do not undergo any other skincare procedure such as laser therapy, microdermabrasion, etc.
- Do not wax, shave, or use any depilatory cream on the area that needs treatment for at least 14 days prior to the treatment
- Protection against harmful ultraviolet rays is very important. It is better to use sunscreens with strong SPF while going out in the sun
- Bring a friend or family member with you at the treatment day so that he/she can drive you home after the treatment
- Avoid taking blood-thinners and anti-biotic as they can affect the recovery process
Skin discoloration is normal, almost every patient has to experience it. Follow all the instructions of the doctor to get it resolved quickly and safely.