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Chemical Peels

Chemical Peel Treatment in Houston, TX and Sealy, TX

Have you ever had wrinkles, uneven skin tone, fine lines, acne scars, or other skin issues? Our board-certified, Dr. Supriya Krishnan OD, COVD, MBA, offers chemical peel treatments at Clariti Aesthetics and Wellness, which serve to remove the outer layer of skin and expose a more youthful appearance. For those seeking to treat non-invasive skin conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, and even anti-aging, chemical peels offer a non-invasive solution. To learn more, contact us and schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Houston, TX and Sealy, TX.

Have you ever had wrinkles, uneven skin tone, fine lines, acne scars, or other skin issues? Our board-certified, Dr. Supriya Krishnan OD, COVD, MBA, offers chemical peel treatments at Clariti Aesthetics and Wellness, which serve to remove the outer layer of skin and expose a more youthful appearance. For those seeking to treat non-invasive skin conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, and even anti-aging, chemical peels offer a non-invasive solution. To learn more, contact us and schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Houston, TX and Sealy, TX.
Have you ever had wrinkles, uneven skin tone, fine lines, acne scars, or other skin issues? Our board-certified, Dr. Supriya Krishnan OD, COVD, MBA, offers chemical peel treatments at Clariti Aesthetics and Wellness, which serve to remove the outer layer of skin and expose a more youthful appearance. For those seeking to treat non-invasive skin conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, and even anti-aging, chemical peels offer a non-invasive solution. To learn more, contact us and schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Houston, TX and Sealy, TX.

Table of Contents:

Is chemical peel good for the skin?
What conditions does a chemical peel treat?
Who is a good candidate for a chemical peel?
How long does a chemical peel last?

Is chemical peel good for the skin?


A chemical peel is a cosmetic treatment that removes the top layer of the skin. This helps reduce wrinkles, dullness, hyperpigmentation, and scarring. It can also help treat skin conditions like acne and rosacea.

What conditions does a chemical peel treat?


Acne is characterized by the presence of pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads, often causing discomfort and self-consciousness. Chemical peels have emerged as an effective treatment option for acne due to their ability to exfoliate the skin and unclog pores. By removing dead skin cells and excess oil, chemical peels help prevent the formation of acne lesions.
 
There are different types of chemical peels used for acne treatment, ranging from mild to deep peels. Mild peels, such as alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) peels, are commonly used for treating mild to moderate acne. These peels work by gently exfoliating the outermost layer of the skin, stimulating cell turnover, and reducing inflammation. On the other hand, deep peels, such as trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peels, are more suitable for severe acne cases.
 
These peels penetrate deeper into the skin, effectively targeting stubborn acne lesions and promoting skin healing. In a study conducted by Smith et al., it was found that chemical peels, specifically salicylic acid peels, were effective in reducing acne lesions and improving overall skin texture. The study participants reported a significant decrease in the number of pimples and a reduction in post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This evidence highlights the efficacy of chemical peels in treating acne and its associated concerns.
 
Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of certain areas of the skin, usually due to overproduction of melanin. This condition can be a result of sun exposure, hormonal changes, or skin injuries. Chemical peels offer a solution for reducing hyperpigmentation by promoting the shedding of pigmented skin cells and stimulating the production of new, evenly pigmented cells. There are various types of chemical peels suitable for treating hyperpigmentation, depending on the severity of the condition. Superficial peels, such as glycolic acid peels, are commonly used for mild cases of hyperpigmentation. These peels work by exfoliating the outermost layer of the skin, revealing a brighter and more even complexion. For more severe cases of hyperpigmentation, medium-depth peels can be utilized. These peels penetrate deeper into the skin, targeting the pigmented cells and promoting their removal.

Who is a good candidate for a chemical peel?


Ideal candidates for a chemical peel possess certain characteristics that make them suitable for the procedure. Firstly, they should be in overall good health, without any medical conditions that may pose risks during the treatment. This is important because the chemical solution used in a peel can cause temporary redness, swelling, and discomfort, which may be exacerbated in individuals with certain health conditions. Additionally, candidates should be non-smokers or willing to quit smoking for the duration of the treatment and recovery period. Furthermore, ideal candidates for a chemical peel are individuals who have specific skin concerns that can be addressed through this procedure. These concerns may include acne, fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, or hyperpigmentation. Chemical peels work by removing the damaged outer layer of the skin, revealing a smoother, more youthful complexion. Therefore, individuals with these specific concerns are likely to benefit the most from a chemical peel.
 
In preparation for the procedure, candidates may be advised to use recommended skincare products and treatments to prepare the skin. This may include the use of gentle exfoliators or moisturizers to improve skin texture and hydration. By prepping the skin in this way, the results of the chemical peel can be optimized, and the recovery process may be smoother. Candidates should also be aware of certain medications that may need to be avoided before the procedure. For example, retinoids and certain antibiotics can increase the sensitivity of the skin and may interfere with the effectiveness of the chemical peel. It is important to disclose all medications being used to the skin care professional to ensure the safety and efficacy of the treatment.
 
After undergoing a chemical peel, ideal candidates should follow a posttreatment care routine to optimize results and promote healing. This typically involves adhering to the recommended aftercare instructions provided by the skincare professional. This may include the use of gentle cleansers, moisturizers, and sunscreen to protect the newly treated skin. Sunscreen is particularly important as the skin may be more susceptible to sun damage following a chemical peel.

How long does a chemical peel last?


The results of a lighter peel usually last about one to two months, and follow-up treatments can further improve the appearance and health of the skin. A medium peel typically lasts two to six months, after which it can be treated with another light or medium peel.

For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Houston, TX and Sealy, TX. We serve clients from Houston TX, Sealy TX, Houston Heights TX, Cat Spring TX, Montrose TX, Memorial Villages TX, Burleigh TX, San Felipe TX, Bellaire TX, West University Place TX, Spring Valley Village TX, and surrounding areas.

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