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Chemical peel


Chemical peel in Kiev

Chemical peel in Kiev

Chemical peel – is a cosmetic procedure aimed at controlled damage to the skin by the acid. It stimulates cells to produce collagen and elastin, which leads to leveling of terrain, improving the elasticity and firmness of the skin. The procedure tightens pores, reduces blackheads, normalizes sebum secretions, improves the texture of skin, evens tone, reduces visible imperfections, lightens dark spots, smoothes wrinkles.

Chemical facial peel has justifiable popularity among patients of "DD clinic", as the peeling is able to solve many problems, to eliminate defects, allowing the skin to shine with health and beauty.

Depending on the depth of penetration chemical peels can be divided into:

  • superficial;
  • superficial - medial;
  • medial;
  • deep.

For superficial and superficial-medial chemical peel of the face we use the AHA, or fruit acids (glycolic, lactic, malic, tartaric, citric, salicylic) in different concentrations. Almond peeling have become very popular, it is suitable for all skin types and can be done regardless of the season of the year, even in summer. Superficial peels can be performed as an independent procedure or as a preparatory step for a medial exposure. Retinoic (yellow), Jessner peel, TCA peel belong to medial peels.

They are selected depending on the purpose of treatment, the individual characteristics of the skin subject to the phototype of the patient. Chemical peel in Kiev may provide as a course from 1 to 5 treatments with a frequency of 2-3 times/year.

Possible complications

Depending on the depth of exposure after the procedure is possible:

  • redness of the skin;
  • peeling after 2-3 days after the procedure;
  • increased pigmentation.
  • the increased sensitivity of the treated area;
  • a burning sensation during and immediately after the procedure.

Alternative methods of cleaning the skin in Kiev

Unfortunately, chemical peel has its contraindications, so the procedure cannot always be carried out. Alternative methods of purifying the skin, normalization it’s work are:

  • ultrasonic/combined cleaning: the pores are cleaned by means of ultrasonic waves, peel the upper Horny cells, stimulates the cells responsible for the synthesis of collagen, elastin fibers; optionally supplemented by mechanical cleaning;
  • atraumatic cleaning: cleaning by layering a special cosmetic products
  • vacuum cleaning: with the use of special glass nozzle, which creates a vacuum, the pores are cleaned from their contents, improves microcirculation, lymph flow;
  • complex face cleaning: in addition to ultrasonic cleaning, it includes enzyme exfoliation, mask, serum according to skin type, as well as the European massage;
  • microdermabrasion: mechanical superficial peeling: removes dead skin cells, partly cleanses the pores, improves microcirculation, lymph flow;
  • non-injection mesotherapy: allows to enter deeper into the epidermis active elements of the serums, narrow the pores, normalize sebum secretions;
  • mesotherapy: classical injection technique helps to saturate the skin with vitamins, amino acids, other active elements, making the color uniform, texture aligning, normalizing the sebaceous glands of the skin;
  • cryomassage: improves microcirculation, normalizes the skin, including the sebaceous glands, the color, the texture becomes more homogeneous.

Indications for the procedure

Chemical peels can be performed for the face, neck, decollete, hands. This procedure will suit you if you have:

  • aging skin, including photoaging;
  • fine, deep wrinkles of the face;
  • heterogeneous complexion;
  • a non-uniform relief of the skin (scars, blemishes, post-acne);
  • enlarged pores;
  • increased secretion of the sebaceous glands;
  • hyperpigmentation;
  • keratosis;
  • rosacea;

Contraindications for the procedure

It is impossible to carry out the procedure under the following conditions:

  • intolerance or allergic reaction to certain components;
  • fresh tan;
  • taking drugs that increase sensitivity to the sun (estrogens, sulfonamides, retinoids, tetracycline antibiotics, antipsychotics, drugs on the basis of furocoumarin);
  • pregnancy, lactation;
  • infectious, viral disease of the skin;
  • diabetes mellitus (decompensated form);
  • cardiovascular disease (severe form);
  • cancer of any localization.

Before peeling care

Within 15 days before carrying out these procedures, the doctor will prescribe you home care cosmetic products, which will help to optimize the therapeutic effect, preparing the skin to change the pH and it will reduce the risk of possible side effects. Specialists of “DD clinic” will help you to choose professional cosmetic products for home care.».

The steps of the procedure

A chemical peel consists of several stages, besides the procedure itself can be divided into several visits if necessary. 

1. Cleaning, toning the skin.

2. The peel’s application.

3. Neutralization, if necessary, and removing the composition from the skin surface.

4. The application of post-peel mask designed to soothe, restore the skin.

5. The application of a restorative cream that soothes, promotes skin regeneration.

Post-peel care recommendations after the procedure

After carrying out these manipulations, you should use a special cream, before going under the sun be sure to use sunscreen. Within 48 hours after manipulation it is necessary to avoid direct sunlight, sauna, steam bath, Solarium, swimming in open water, using makeup (concealer, powder, blush), and also not to touch the treated area. You should also refrain from physiotherapy, and aggressive cosmetic procedures.