Toronto Chemical Peel
When performing a chemical peel at Avenue Skin Care in Toronto, a chemical solution is used to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin by removing its damaged outer layers. This procedure is very helpful for those individuals with facial blemishes, fine wrinkles and uneven skin pigmentation. Chemical peel is most commonly performed for cosmetic reasons -- to enhance your skin's texture. Chemical peels may also remove pre-cancerous skin growths, soften acne facial scars and even control acne.
During your initial consultation with the medical professionals at Avenue Skin Care, it is important that you discuss your expectations. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions or express any concerns that you may have. Expect your medical professionals of Avenue Skin Care to explain the planned procedure in detail.
An AHA solution will be applied to your cleansed facial skin as the first step in your chemical peel at Avenue Skin Care.
CHEMICAL PEEL TARGETS:
Removes damaged outer layers of skin
Monthly treatments recommended
Improves facial texture
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This process usually takes no more than 10 minutes. No “after-peel” ointment or covering is required. Depending on the strength of the peel, periodic treatments may be necessary until the desired effects are achieved.
For some patients, the application of an AHA-based face wash or cream once or twice a day at home will be sufficient to accomplish the desired goal. After several weeks of at-home use, our medical professionals will examine your skin to determine if your regimen needs adjustment.
Typically, the skin is first thoroughly cleansed. Then, our skin care therapists will carefully apply the required solution. You may feel a stinging sensation as the peel solution is applied, but this feeling will quickly pass.
A full-face TCA peel usually takes no more than 15 minutes. Two or more TCA peels may be needed to obtain the desired result, and those may be spaced out over several months. Mild TCA peels may be repeated as often as every month.
After an AHA peel at Avenue Skin Care in Toronto, it is common to experience some temporary flaking or scaling, redness and dryness of the skin. However, these conditions will disappear as the skin adjusts to treatment.
The "I want my skin to look great now peel". Illuminize peel enhances your skins appearance with minimal downtime and irritation.
Vitalize Peel from SkinMedica brings the benefits of alpha-hydroxy and other peeling agents in a unique blend to provide a strong, but gentle treatment that is appropriate for all skin types Vitalize Peel has been clinically proven to help reduce the visible signs of aging. It helps fight the effects of time, sun damage, and environmental assaults. This powerful, yet non-damaging peel can take years off aging skin. Perfect for fading brown pigment, softening the skin and reducing the appearance of acne.
Deeper than the vitalize peel, this safe and effective peel is ideal for acne and hyperpigmentation. Patients achieve noticeable results after one treatment and significant improvement after a series.