In a rough definition, Peeling is the peeling of the upper skin and the renewal and rejuvenation of the skin.
What is Chemical Peel?
If it is made with substances such as AHA, TCA, Phenol, it is called Chemical Peeling.
How is Chemical Peel applied and how does it work?
Chemical Peeling is applied by applying special solutions to the skin. These solutions are a broad group that includes a large number of substances of varying concentration and potency to achieve the desired depth and effect. When applied on the skin, it creates a chemical burn on the skin surface. The depth of this burn varies according to the type, concentration and waiting time of the applied substance.
As a result, it shows its effect by shedding the cells up to the intended depth on the skin. With the effect of this, the production of new cells in the skin is accelerated. The skin is regenerated by younger cells.
For what purposes are glycolic acid peels used?
It is a method applied to reduce wrinkles, acne scars, freckles, birthmarks, and sun-related spots caused by facial aging and sun exposure. It is also used in problems such as enlarged pores on the face, loss of elasticity in the thighs and abdomen. With glycolic acid peelings, both the amount and quality of collagen of the skin are increased and the skin is moisturized at an advanced level.
It increases the softness and vitality of the skin after the application, making it more fresh, taut, young, bright and elastic.
In what situations are chemical peels not used?
Allergy to the content, diseases related to the immune system, some skin diseases (Eczema, dermatitis, etc.), viral skin diseases (Herpes, etc.), wound healing problems, presence of open wounds, laser application, radiation therapy, some drugs used for acne treatment (Roacutane) In
cases such as diseases that cause hypersensitivity to the sun (Porphyria, etc.), peeling is either not applied or can be postponed until the situation disappears.