How do I know which chemical peel is right for me?

I'm confused about all of the names and concentrations of different types of chemical peelsl. TCA, AHA peels, Vitalize peel, Blue peel, etc. How do you know what's best for the face?

Answers from doctors (3)


Greenwich Medical Skincare and Laser Spa

Published on Mar 01, 2010

Your skin care professional will go over your profile on the first visit, analyze your skin and explain the different peels, how they work and which one would be the best for you. For these reasons, it is important to get your chemical peel in a medical spa with a licensed medical esthetician.
None of the above is not intended as medical advice. If you have a medical concern, please consult your doctor.

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Answered by Greenwich Medical Skincare and Laser Spa

Your skin care professional will go over your profile on the first visit, analyze your skin and explain the different peels, how they work and which one would be the best for you. For these reasons, it is important to get your chemical peel in a medical spa with a licensed medical esthetician.
None of the above is not intended as medical advice. If you have a medical concern, please consult your doctor.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Rejuve

Published on Feb 05, 2010

I would make a consultation with a provider who does various chemical peels and have them help you decide. What you need to tell them are your concerns, expectations, price range, and how much downtime you can afford.

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Answered by Rejuve

I would make a consultation with a provider who does various chemical peels and have them help you decide. What you need to tell them are your concerns, expectations, price range, and how much downtime you can afford.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Feb 04, 2010

Yes, it is very confusing which peel to do for yourself. It is best if you go to a reputable Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon for a consult to discuss your treatment options. Be sure you see the doctor for this visit. You need your skin and needs evaluated by someone specifically trained in treatment of the skin. Be picky where you go and check out their credentials. This is
your face and you want to be very careful.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Yes, it is very confusing which peel to do for yourself. It is best if you go to a reputable Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon for a consult to discuss your treatment options. Be sure you see the doctor for this visit. You need your skin and needs evaluated by someone specifically trained in treatment of the skin. Be picky where you go and check out their credentials. This is
your face and you want to be very careful.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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