Peeling means peeling the skin by various methods. This peeling is done with chemical solutions, fruit acids or laser.
Chemical peeling, which aims to ensure the emergence of a healthy skin and to create controlled damage at various depths in the skin, is the process of applying one or more chemical agents to the skin. Chemical peeling is a treatment that causes separation and peeling of the superficial layers of the skin to revitalize and rejuvenate the skin, remove acne and scars, unwanted spots on the skin, and improve its appearance.
The purpose of Chemical Peeling is to damage the skin layer at the desired depth and to treat various lesions by taking advantage of wound healing during regeneration
Which Materials Are Used In Chemical Peeling?
The most commonly used acids in chemical peeling application are glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid (TCA), salicylic acid, Jessner solution. The physician decides which acid will be applied to which patient.
In Which Situations Is Chemical Peeling Applied?
Chemical peeling is used to remove fine wrinkles, treat acne and acne scar, spot problems, increase moisture in the skin and correct the matte appearance of the skin.
What Are The Types Of Chemical Peels?
Chemical peeling is divided into three categories as superficial, medium and deep depending on the depth of the process. This classification is made according to which layer of the skin peels the peeling method.
Session Duration and Number of Sessions
Sessions take an average of 30 – 60 minutes depending on the size of the area to be treated. The number of sessions varies from person to person, case and application type.
Hair dye or perm should not be done at least one week before chemical peeling.
Warnings After Chemical Peels
- After the procedure, direct sunlight should not be exposed and solarium should be avoided.
- Although a shower is taken on the first day, a warm shower should be preferred for a week.
- There is no harm in applying make-up 2-3 days after the application.