Chemical peels for skin treatments known in the world of beauty, and can return to the hands of the clock back, as is confirmed by plastic surgeons.
It renews the surface of the skin and improve its appearance is clear, because it is based on removing the top layer of skin to allow it to grow again without impurities.
The higher the peel on a deeper level the results were the largest, but the risks are also higher and stronger pain and the treatment period and a longer convalescence. The outcome will depend on several factors such as skin type and how to take care of, before and after the operation, and the experience of the doctor and the patient’s standard of living and conditions of the process itself.
And respond to some types of skin better to chemical peeling, so it is always advised to discuss all the details and possibilities with your doctor before taking any decision to be made.
Of the most important possibility is that changes in color and structure of the skin as a result of old age and exposure to sunlight may appear again, which makes the process a temporary solution if the superficial.
Types of peels
Peels surface: A gentler species, and can be applied to all types of skin. Usually use liquid containing a mild acid, is the acid Glicola.
In some cases, using dry ice (solid carbon dioxide).
You do not need this process to the anesthesia, and cause a feeling of slight discomfort, but can most of the subject has to return to their normal activities immediately, where he is recovering skin quickly, although there was a possibility that turns its color to pink, but could use some makeup to hide any pink until fading.
Peel the Mediterranean: Penetrates the skin to a deeper level and cause second-degree burn to the skin. Trichloroacetic is the primary means used in the process.
However, Baltqhir can be done in several stages using different solvents and then Trichloroacetic. The patient needs to here a few days of healing, where it causes second-degree burn, which makes the skin takes a period of 5 to 7 days to recover. And the skin to become red-brown color in two or three of the process and then after that peels off over the few days that follow.
Deep peels: Penetrates several layers of the skin and cause burning of the second degree, and applied to the face only. And carbolic acid is used in this process. May not resort to this type of peel if the skin is dark because it tends to Idah.
Even for those with lighter skin, may cause peeling using phenol in Idah more. It can perform a deep peel once in most cases, knowing they cause second degree burns of the skin and it takes 10 to 14 days even grow again.
At this time, acquires a red color could last between three weeks to two months or more before the skin to recover fully. Here the patient needs to take painkillers for the pain after the operation, especially that some are exposed to a large swelling around the eye area.
And can reduce the degree of swelling of the cortical steroid use. May take the antibiotics or anti-virus to prevent infection after peeling operations. It is very important interest in the wound after the operation to accelerate the healing and prevent infection, it needs to be cleaned several times per day to ease the crust, and sometimes it requires a visit to the doctor several times to examine the wound and clean it.
What must be done before the operation
Your doctor can help you to identify the required level of exfoliation, and what type of material, preferably used. This depends on the type of the skin and the areas you want peeled, and the result envisaged.
The doctor also will explain the level of risk and all the possibilities, and would prefer at this stage peeling “spot test” to show better results, especially those with dark skin.
Before the operation two weeks or three, starting with the preparation of the skin cleaned at least twice a day, with the use of moisturizing cream every time, along with a protective cream from the sun on a daily basis.
In some cases, used Altraetenuin acid, which is used to treat acne because it speeds up the healing. The system will help to protect skin during the process of peeling and healing from the effects of the process faster, and may reduce the risk of infection or other complications, especially change the color of the skin.
For the operations of medium and deep peels of the face, the doctor may give you treatment, such as Acyclovir, to prevent viral infections. And there is potential for this to occur if you have had ulcers cold in the past, because the peel is in the vicinity of the mouth and eye.
Method of peeling surface
Clean the skin before the operation immediately, and placed the chemical on the skin using a small brush or gauze, or a tool in the top piece of cotton. And placed the chemical on the skin for a few minutes, by type of material used, whether of water or alcohol to offset the acid and the elimination of chemical reaction. After this, wipe the chemical, then the patient will feel a small sting, but can be overcome by the fan by hand.
Peel the Mediterranean way
Uses the same manner as in the peeling surface, but may leave material for a longer period. And processes are peeling average more painful than superficial peels because the chemical used to be stronger and more absorbed by the skin.
But can take pain reliever to reduce the degree of pain and anxiety during the process. You can also use fans to cool the sting and burning sensation caused by the chemical. This process takes about 40 minutes, and engender the feeling of pain after the operation is simple, but some people do not feel any pain.