Potential Risks and Complications of Vitalize Peel

Vitalize Peel is designed to decrease fine lines and wrinkles, restore uneven skin tones and help even out mild to moderate acne scarring to improve the skins overall appearance. Vitalize Peel is a chemical peel procedure that can treat skin damage in a non-invasive way. The treatment is designed to promote cell growth for smoother and younger looking skin.

The changes on the skin will occur in the epidermis and can be permanent depending on how the patient will care for her skin after treatment. Before any chemical peel treatment, patients are advised to avoid products that can lead to skin dryness and irritation. After the procedure, it is best to follow the doctor’s instructions to achieve maximum results. However, like any other cosmetic procedures, there are still some risks of side effects after treatment.

Patients Who Shouldn't Get Treatment

Chemical peels can have adverse side effects on some patients. Vitalize Peel treatments should not be used on patients with open wounds, sunburn, cold sores or warts in the areas to be treated. Vitalize peel is not for patients with skin conditions like excessively sensitive skin, dermatitis, inflammatory rosecea and rashes. It is not recommended for those with allergic reactions to salicylates (aspirin) and any components of the treatment. Vitalize peel is also not to be given to pregnant or lactating mothers.

Side Effects

Although there is a minimum to zero pain and recovery period, patients undergoing Vitalize peel are still at risk in experiencing some side effects. Superficial peels like Vitalize peel are considerably safe, although some patients can experience minor skin irritation. This can include skin reddening and a continuous stinging sensation that can last for a few hours after treatment.

Patients can also expect the treated skin area to be itchy. Skin peeling is the expected effect 48 hours after the procedure, but if the skin doesn't peel, it doesn’t mean the treatment was unsuccessful. Other benefits of Vitalize peel include the stimulation of collagen production, lessening of fine lines and pigmentation, and improvement of skin texture and tone.

Treatment Complications

Although rare, there are skin complications caused by light chemical peels like the Vitalize peel treatment. Skin breakouts or acne can happen to a patient after a procedure. It is important to control acne breakouts because they can cause scarring or pigment changes and can require another Vitalize treatment to address the problem. Vitalize peel is also associated with blisters and scabs, although it happens very rarely. Dark spots, swelling and burning has also been reportedly experienced by some patients who had this procedure. In these situations, patients are advised to immediately call their doctors.

Patients can minimize or avoid certain risks altogether by being well informed and following the doctor’s instructions. If you have pre-existing conditions like a history of heart ailments or herpes, or you are prone to having deep and large scars, inform your doctor right away before getting a chemical peel.

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