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Medical Grade Peels

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Medical grade peels can minimize fine lines, hyperpigmentation and the appearance of scars and sun spots.

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Rodeo Drive offers a variety of medical grade peels to meet your specific needs. We will assess your skin and together you’ll choose a treatment for optimal results. Medical grade peels can minimize fine lines, hyperpigmentation and the appearance of scars and sun spots. Treatments stimulate production of collagen and improve the elasticity of skin resulting in smooth, vibrant skin for a youthful and radiant glow.  Medical grade Peels can also help oily, blemished and acne prone skin.

What skin conditions can a Medical Peel improve?  

Chemical peels are typically performed on the face, neck, chest and hands. They can also be performed on the arms and legs. Peels are used to improve a wide variety of skin conditions including:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Acne scars
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Age spots
  • Freckling

What is a Medical Grade Peel?
Chemical peels are exfoliation treatments which smooth out upper layers of the skin with the use a chemical or acid. Chemical peels are great options for pigmentation as it exfoliates the top surface of the skin where superficial scarring lies. Beauty Bar Medical Clinic offers various types of chemical peels for the treatment of scars and skin rejuvenation. You and your medical consultant will go over all of the details and all of your questions, and you will decide on the best type of treatment that will provide your skin with the best results possible. Depending on your skin type and the desired results, a Glycolic, Salicylic or Jessner may be recommended. Solutions are applied to the skin to remove dead skin cells and stimulate the production of new skin cells. Facial peels tighten the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. We then provide a hydrating, soothing mask to alleviate the treated skin.

How long does the treatment take?
About thirty minutes in total. It has often been referred to as “the lunch time peel”.

Is the peel painful?
No. There is a mild degree of “tingling” or a slightly itchy sensation. Upon neutralizing the peel, the skin feels fresh and smooth without discomfort.

 Q & A

How many facial peels should I have and how often is it recommended?

Many individuals find that a peel performed every two to four weeks gives optimal results. Glycolic peels complement the regular use of other products that can be used on a regular basis at home. The short term exposure of a higher concentration of a facial peel on a periodic basis helps maintain skin health and appearance.

What Kind of Peel Should I Get?

Glycolic, Jessner, Salicylic acid or TCA are some of the medical grade peels available. Meeting with an expert consultant at Rodeo Drive is a crucial first step in completing your treatment program. You and your consultant will go over all of the details and all of your questions, and you will decide on the best type of treatment that will provide your skin with the best results possible. Our world famous Hydradermabrasion facial can be used in combination with our medical grade peels to achieve optimum results.

Is There Any Downtime?

The procedures require very little to no downtime. You typically will not need to take any recovery time, but depending on the type and extent of the peel that you receive, there may be minimal redness and irritation the day that you receive the peel. You may also see some minor peeling, depending on your skin sensitivity. If this occurs, it will most likely begin two to four days after the peel, and it will most likely last about three days. Additionally, you might notice slight itching or minor irritation. With the use of post-care products provided by Skinceuticals such as the Epidermal Repair lotion, downtime is further minimized.

A complimentary skin analysis is provided upon visiting us where we can examine your skin to determine which chemical peels is right for you.