What does the melange peel do?
A Melanage chemical peel is a unique and effective treatment option for superficial and medium-depth melasma and is safe for all skin tones. This skin brightening system was designed to improve the texture and appearance of hyper-pigmented skin using a medicated mask applied in our Germantown office.
What is a mini peel?
The mini-melanage peel is a chemical peel designed to improve the texture of your skin and rejuvenate its appearance. The skin-lightening, mini-melanage peel represents a new generation of chemical peels that can lighten hyperpigmentation, including sunspots and melasma.
How many chemical peels should I get to see results?
Many medical professionals recommend getting up to three treatments per year to maintain their results. When you take care of your skin following your treatment, you can enjoy your chemical peel results for several months before it’s time to get another one.
What is a TCA peel?
A trichloroacetic acid peel, or TCA peel, is a type of cosmetic chemical peel performed to treat a wide range of skin problems, such as visible signs of aging, sun damage, acne scarring, and hyperpigmentation.
How long do you peel with a Melanage peel?
Peel will stay on the skin for a recommended period of time (2-10 hours). Patient will remove the peel at home. Our patients get an at-home regiment to follow post-peel which is a very important part of the treatment protocol. Home care is the key to ideal results.
Does skin look worse after chemical peel?
This is one of the biggest chemical peel myths. Your skin will always look worse before it looks better when you get a peel. Be prepared to go through a period of redness, peeling and other unsightly side effects for a few days to several weeks depending on the level of peel you choose.
What will my face look like after chemical peel?
After the procedure. After a chemical peel of any depth, your skin will be red, tight, irritated or swollen. Follow your doctor’s directions for sun protection, cleansing, moisturizing and applying protective ointments to your skin. And avoid picking, rubbing or scratching your skin.
Is a chemical peel or microdermabrasion better?
If you have active acne, chemical peels are a better choice because microdermabrasion can irritate it or even cause more issues. Chemical peels use salicylic acid to reduce further breakouts by exfoliating the dead skin cells. If you have light wrinkles, microdermabrasion or light chemical peels can help.
Does a chemical peel get rid of dark spots?
Treatment Options Chemical peels improve the appearance of age spots by using a chemical solution to remove the outer layer of old skin. The new skin that replaces it is usually smoother and less wrinkled in appearance.