A Chemical Peel Treatment at Dyson Dermatology
During a chemical peel, board certified Tucson dermatologist Dr. Dyson will carefully apply a chemical liquid to the skin. The type of chemical peel she will use during the treatment, how many coats she will apply and how long she will leave it on the skin, depends the condition of your skin and what your aesthetic objectives are. Chemical peels vary in strength and are categorized based on intensity and how deeply they penetrate the skin (light and medium).
Treats and corrects: Fine lines and wrinkles, discoloration
This is the mildest and most superficial of chemical peels. For those with sensitive skin or minor skin issues, the light chemical peel can give radiant skin without the harsher side effects of more intense chemical peels. Patients experience little discomfort, minor redness and flaking, and the healing period is rapid. The effects of a light peel tend to be more short-term.
Treats and corrects: Fine lines, wrinkles, blemishes, pigmentation
Penetrating more deeply than the light chemical peel, the medium peel may be completed in several steps with different chemical solutions. After a medium peel, the skin takes 5-7 days to recover. As it heals, it will become a reddish-brown, and then begin to flake off.