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How can I relieve the effects of a VI peel? (0 answers)
I had a VI peel on Wednesday and by Friday I was bright red and swollen under the eyes and jaw. I thought there was very little downtime with this procedure. At this point, I highly doubt I will be able to work next week. What can I do to relieve the side effects?
Does VI Peel work for everyone? (1 answer)
I had 3 VI Peel treatments but it doesn't seem to work for me. I still have hyper-pigmentation on my face. If VI Peel doesn't work for everyone, is there something else I can try for hyper-pigmentation?
Not sure if i should see a doctor? (0 answers)
I'm on day 5 of the VI Peel and my face is really red. Is this normal. I look like I have a horrible sunburn with some areas more burned than others. Not sure if I should see a doctor or not. In essence, how much is normal and how much is n
hyperpigmentation & melasma (0 answers)
I applied the ViPeel on the owner of our salon. She is originally from India & suffers with hyperpigmentation & melasma. After the peel, the texture improved, however, her overall complexion is much DARKER! I recommended the bleaching cream? HELP
African American skin - dark spots and large pores (1 answer)
Is this truly effective on darker skin? I see specialist rave about this for african american skin but I feel its strictly because its one of the few procedures that can be done on our skin, not because you get great results?
Should I postpone my VI Peel for acne scarring? (0 answers)
I am 53, and have been on Ortho Micronor ( progesterone only ) birth control pill for an ovarian cyst. I am scheduled for a VI peel for acne scarring.
I have read that hyperpigmentation/discoleration can occur if you are on birth control pills. Is this true? Should I wait until I can come off of the pill. Is this a major concern and does this apply to all birth control pills?
Will a VI peel be helpful or harmful for these conditions? (1 answer)
I am a 38 yr old male, dealing w/ acne since I was 16. Im italian, w/ a dark olive complexion. I have sun spots, and acne scars on my face, which makes me uneasy in social situations. Do you think this peel will help? Can it make my skin look worse after?
Is VI Peel the best treatment for Melasma? (1 answer)
I have dark splotches on my forehead as well as my upper lip. It looks like very large freckles and seems to be Melasma. I have done some research and I'm wondering if VI Peel is the best or if there is a more effective treatment for this problem.
I have a lot of redness after my VI Peel, is this normal? (1 answer)
I have just received a peel and my face looks sunburned. I got nervous and washed it after 2 1/2 hours of the peel, it is still very red and tender. Is this okay and will the redness subside. was my skin too sensitive and what should i do?
Does VI Peel contain Salicylic acid? (1 answer)
I am allergic to salicylic acid- learned this from a Jessner peel that went very wrong some years ago. Does the VI Peel contain this acid?
What are the risks of the VI peel? (0 answers)
My Dr said there is a risk of pigmentation changes, ie brown spots could get worse. My skin is pretty even toned, could it cause discoloration that wasn't there before? How effective is it for acne/acne scars? Should I stop using epiduo before peel?
Vi Peel versus a Micro Laser peel (0 answers)
I am a 49 year old female with some sun spots and fine wrinkles. My skin is also losing its elasticity. I've had two micro laser peels and liked the results, but was wondering if the new VI peel would give me better results. Thank you!