When should I stop Retinol usage before a Chemical Peel?

When should I stop Retinol usage before a Chemical Peel and how soon after can I begin treatment again?

Answers from doctors (3)


Impressions MediSpa

Published on Oct 20, 2017

Retinol and retin-a should be stopped 1 week before a chemical peel treatment, and take a break of 7-10 days after application of the chemical peel to begin using retinol.

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Answered by Impressions MediSpa

Retinol and retin-a should be stopped 1 week before a chemical peel treatment, and take a break of 7-10 days after application of the chemical peel to begin using retinol.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Sep 07, 2010

We recommend stopping the Retinol use at least 3 days before and more conservatively 7 days before chemical peels.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

We recommend stopping the Retinol use at least 3 days before and more conservatively 7 days before chemical peels.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Rejuve

Published on Sep 07, 2010

I usually have patients stop at least 3 days prior to their chemical peel. Afterward, it depends on what kind of chemical peel and it also matters what concentration you are using. Generally, it is a good idea to wait a
week after your last day of peeling.

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Answered by Rejuve

I usually have patients stop at least 3 days prior to their chemical peel. Afterward, it depends on what kind of chemical peel and it also matters what concentration you are using. Generally, it is a good idea to wait a
week after your last day of peeling.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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