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Chemical Peels in Columbus

To provide the best results from chemical peel treatments, Dorner Plastic Surgery provides you with numerous options. Your personalized facial treatment with chemical solutions (such as glycolic, salicylic, lactic, and trichloroacetic acids) will give you healthier, smoother skin. Our team of aesthetic professionals offers chemical peel treatments in Columbus that help to solve skin irregularities such as scars, fine lines, wrinkles, dry patches, hyperpigmentation issues, and more. Chemical peels remove damaged, dead skin cells by applying a personalized treatment on your skin, which causes the upper layer to peel off. As your skin heals and begins to rejuvenate and repair itself, you will notice a clearer, smoother complexion. A chemical peel treatment is a noninvasive method to make your skin luminous and can be used for the face and neck.

Choose Your Chemical Peel

We offer chemical peels in multiple strengths (light, medium, and deep) to accommodate our patients’ skincare concerns. During your consult, our Advanced Skincare Professional will help you determine what type of peel is best for you.

Light peels: You can have a light chemical peel on a lunch hour and go right back to your day. This type of peel will remove the top layer of your skin (the epidermis), giving your facial features a brighter appearance and softer texture. We typically suggest that you schedule a light peel at least once a month for the best glowing results.

Medium-depth peels: Medium-depth peels are for patients who have significant damage to their skin like deeper wrinkles and darker pigmentation issues. Not only will the peel penetrate the superficial layers of your skin, it will also be doing work in the middle layers of skin to really fight against those deeper wrinkles.

Deep peels: The most advanced of the three types of chemical peels is the deep peel. Patients who have a deep peel generally have dark age spots, sun-damaged skin, entrenched acne scars, and/or deep-seated scars. This peel is going to go to the deepest layers of your skin, leaving you with even longer lasting results.

Ideal Candidates for Chemical Peels

Seeking the advice of a skin professional is the first step in the journey to smooth, healthy skin. A team member at Dorner Plastic Surgery can assess your skin in an examination in our office before choosing a chemical peel treatment for optimal results. Chemical peel candidates, both men and women, will have noticeable issues with their skin such as rough patches, acne scars, discoloration, flaky skin, fine lines, sun spots, and much more. We can suggest different levels of chemical peels to meet your concerns.

Procedure Technique

On the day of your procedure at Dorner Plastic Surgery, we will have you lying down in a relaxed position to administer your peel. We will make sure your skin is cleansed before applying the customized solution to your face and/or neck. We will brush the solution onto your face and let it set for a specific amount of time, which will be discussed in your treatment planning session. Then, we will wash the solution off your face and apply a neutralizing agent. You may want to bring a light sunscreen and a hat to wear outside after the treatment to avoid sun exposure.

What to Expect

Depending on the type of peel you receive, you can expect your skin to itch and peel from a few days to a couple of weeks. A member of our team will go over how to care for your skin during your appointment. Please keep in mind that no matter how much your skin itches during the healing process, it is never a good idea to pull the skin off. You could cause scarring to your facial skin!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a chemical peel cost?

Our aesthetic team will discuss your costs in your consultation once we have developed your personalized treatment plan. The cost of a chemical peel can vary based on the intensity you choose. Dorner Plastic Surgery accepts many payments methods and we often run specials on skin treatments like chemical peels. You may also consider buying a package of several chemical peel treatments.

What level should I choose for my chemical peel?

The best chemical peel for you will depend on your unique skin concerns and cosmetic goals. During your consultation, we will help you decide which peel is right for your skin. Some factors you may want to consider are your overall health, your skin type, how deep you want the peel to work, how long you can spend in recovery, and what concerns you have about the appearance of your skin. For your first peel, it is better to try a lighter peel and see how you like the results. From there, we can adjust your treatment plan to find the best chemical peel level for you.

Should I get a chemical peel or dermabrasion treatment?

Both dermabrasion and chemical peels are facial rejuvenation procedures that treat surface irregularities to give your skin a softer appearance. The difference is that dermabrasion uses surgical tools (a rotating brush or shaving instrument) to remove the top layer of skin through a careful scraping process. A chemical peel uses a caustic solution that is applied to your skin to dissolve dead skin cells. During your consultation, we will discuss the advantages of each and help you decide whether a chemical peel or dermabrasion is best for your needs and goals.

Will my face hurt after a chemical peel?

Depending on the peel used, you may have some discomfort throughout the treatment and shortly after. If you get a lighter peel, you will feel some stinging but it goes away quickly with the use of a handheld fan. Medium and deep peels are good for deeper skin damage and longer-lasting results, but they can be more uncomfortable. Topical anesthetics, skin medications, and soothing ointments can be applied to minimize your discomfort during the treatment. Our team will explain how to care for your skin after a peel to maintain your results.

Can I combine a chemical peel with other treatments in Columbus?

A chemical peel may be combined with another nonsurgical skin treatment at Dorner Plastic Surgery. During your consultation, be honest about your skin and cosmetic concerns so we can create a comprehensive treatment plan that delivers your best results. This may include adding injectable wrinkle treatments (like BOTOX or Juvéderm) along with your chemical peel to rejuvenate your whole appearance.

Great Skin Starts Here with a Chemical Peel in Columbus

Even if you are new to facial treatments, Dorner Plastic Surgery will help you find the perfect pampering for your skin. Your newly rejuvenated skin will thank you by looking radiant and caressingly soft. Contact our office to schedule your skin assessment today for a chemical peel in Columbus.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.