The treatment is often applied to the face, neck, and hands in order to improve the skin’s quality and create a fresher, revitalised appearance. Medical peels deeply exfoliate the skin, removing the surface build-up of oils, bacteria, as well as dead skin cells. They also restore nutrients and moisture to the skin.
There are different types of medical peels, and what suits someone else may not be best for you. Dr Jeremy Richardson will help you decide on the best treatment, based on your skin needs and desired outcomes.
Depending on which peel treatment you choose to treat your concerns, medical peels come with a variety of great benefits. The treatment removes the surface layer of dead cells and oils, thus revealing a layer of fresh, healthy skin underneath. The peels contain naturally derived, active ingredients that stimulate the healing systems in your skin and produce a brighter and more youthful appearance. Medical peels can achieve benefits such as:
Although some people seek medical peels to simply refresh and exfoliate their skin, the treatment can also improve a multitude of skin concerns. For example, commonly treated issues include:
Dr Richardson will tailor the treatment to suit your skin, health, and ideals so that you can achieve a pleasing result. There are many types of medical peels that we can generally divide into three categories:
On the day of your treatment, your hair will be tied back and Dr Richardson will cleanse and prepare your skin. In the case of a light peel, you shouldn’t need any anaesthetic to have a comfortable experience. However, if you are having deep peel treatment, you may need some numbing.
Dr Richardson will apply the medical grade peel solution and leave it for a period of time in order to allow the ingredients to absorb. He will then remove the peel and apply a moisturiser to your skin. You will then be able to go home. The total treatment takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Your personal consultation is the first step to finding the right procedure for you. Dr Jeremy Richardson is a highly skilled clinician, dedicated to providing quality results and a positive patient experience.
Since there are many types of medical peels, aftercare and recovery times can vary. Milder peels generally do not require any downtime, which means you can return to work and other activities straight away. However, stronger peels may lead to some redness, swelling, and skin flaking. You should take care of your skin during this process and follow Dr Richardson’s instructions to help your skin heal quickly.
Although medical peels are clinically tested and proven treatments, there is still the risk of side effects. This can include things such as ongoing redness, scarring, and infection. Taking care of your skin after treatment will help you avoid any complications. Most patients can generally expect: