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chemical peel benefitsThink of it as peeling away or reversing the signs of aging. The signs of aging naturally become more prominent as we age – we’re talking wrinkles, fine lines, and more.  But you can do something about that, without surgery. Chemical peels work, and for more than aging concerns.  Here at Feinstein Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in Delray Beach, chemical peels is one of our specialties in our Aesthetic Center.

Chemical peels are a fan favorite here, and we’re not alone in that affinity.  According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, they’re among the top five cosmetic minimally invasive procedures performed in 2017.  They address a wide range of skin issues, and that’s just one of the many The Benefits of Chemical Peels.

What Are Chemical Peels?

A chemical peel is a skin resurfacing treatment that will improve collagen production and give you smoother, regenerated skin. It involves an aesthetician applying a chemical solution to your skin, which causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off – hence the name chemical peel.  The cosmetic treatment can be applied to the face, neck, and hands.

The Many Benefits of Chemical Peels

There are many reasons why chemical peels are so popular.  For starters, they can address and help improve several skin conditions and concerns, including the following:

  • Fine Lines and Wrinkles
  • Acne or Acne Scars
  • Irregular Skin Pigmentation
  • Rough Skin and Scaly Patches
  • Certain Scars
  • Sun-damaged Skin

Types of Chemical Peels

There are basically three types chemical peels, addressing various needs, and when determining which peel would work best for you, we take into consideration your skin type, your desired outcome or aesthetic goals, and your lifestyle. Here are the kinds of peels:

  • Light Peel (or lunchtime peel): Dryness, acne or fine wrinkling, uneven pigmentation
  • Medium Peel: Acne scars, uneven skin color
  • Deep Peel: Facial wrinkles, sun-damaged skin, scars, blotchiness, pre-cancerous growths

Quick Results

Results can vary, depending on different factors, but overall, chemical peels can give you quick results. And while the results might not be permanent, you can help protect your new skin by moisturizing properly and always protect your skin from the sun’s harsh rays.

Realistic Goals of Chemical Peels

Let’s talk expectations and aesthetic goals. Chemical peels are excellent at regenerating your skin cells and literally giving your skin new life. However, there are some skin issues that a chemical peel cannot address. They don’t work for deep facial lines or wrinkles, nor do they significantly tighten loose or sagging skin, and they don’t work for removing deep scars.

With any cosmetic procedure – either nonsurgical or surgical, you have to manage expectations. And that’s one of the reasons you need to work with an experienced dermatologist office - Feinstein Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in Delray Beach, for a chemical peel.

Make an Appointment to See Us

Call us and make an appointment so we can further discuss the benefits of chemical peels and determine if you’re a good candidate for the treatment. We’ll also tell you about all of the other cosmetic and anti-aging treatments we offer here.  Our compassionate, licensed doctors are great at creating and managing your individualized treatment plan, ensuring the highest quality care with the most effective results.

We’re Ready to Help You Look and Feel Your Best

Feinstein Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery is a one-stop shop with a medical dermatologist, surgical dermatologist, an aesthetician, and in-house lab. Let us give you the personal attention you deserve, and help you look as young as you feel. Call us at 561-498-4407 and let us make you look your best.

By Feinstein Dermatology
August 15, 2017
Tags: Chemical Peels  

Chemical PeelsIf you’re bothered by fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring or an uneven skin tone, or if you are looking for a simple way to rejuvenate your skin, chemical peels may be a good option for you.

A chemical peel is a cosmetic procedure performed by your dermatologist. This in-office treatment involves applying an acid solution to remove damaged outer layers of skin, erasing imperfections and improving skin tone and texture. As the old, outer layer of skin is exfoliated and removed, it stimulates the growth of new, healthy skin cells that are smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin.

This time-tested, non-invasive procedure is quick—in most cases less than an hour—and yields fast results. It can drastically improve the appearance of skin marked by wrinkles, scars and other signs of aging or sun damage.

Chemical peels can improve the appearance of:

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

Chemical peels can be applied to many parts of the body including the face, neck, chest and hands and are available in several different strengths. Our office can help you determine the type of chemical used depending on your skin type and desired results. The best candidate for a chemical peel is a person with fair skin and light hair, although darker skin types can also achieve good results depending on their specific problem and treatment goals.

How many treatments are necessary depends on the severity of skin damage and the patient’s goals. With each treatment, scarring and other imperfections typically diminish more and more.

At your dermatologist's office, we can help you achieve your most radiant, youthful skin. Visit to learn more about cosmetic dermatology and to find out if you are a candidate for chemical peels.