Chemical Peels uses a chemical solution to improve and smooth the texture of your facial skin by removing the damaged outer layers. It can be useful if you have wrinkles, facial blemishes or an uneven skin pigmentation, such as that caused by sun exposure.
Chemical Peel may also remove pre-cancerous skin growths, soften acne facial scars and even control acne. A Chemical Peel may be performed at the same time as a Facelift.
What is used?
Phenol, trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and alphahydroxy acids (AHAs) are chemicals that are used for this purpose. The precise formula is adjusted to meet each patient’s needs.
Alphahydroxy acids (AHAs), which produce light peels for a smoother, brighter-looking skin. Various concentrations of an AHA may be applied weekly or at longer intervals to obtain the best result. Mr Ferrando will make this decision during your consultation and as the treatment proceeds.
TCA peel is the most used of the medium-depth peels. With a TCA peel, your healed skin will be able to produce pigment as always; the peel will not bleach the skin. TCA-peel patients are advised to avoid sun exposure for several months after treatment, to protect the newly formed layers of skin.
Your consultation for plastic surgery with Mr Ferrando is an important step in the process of considering and undergoing cosmetic or reconstructive procedures.
This initial meeting allows the patient and surgeon to discuss goals, expectations, and potential outcomes, as well as evaluate the patient’s eligibility for the desired procedure. It will be an opportunity to ask questions or clarify any concerns that you may have. You will look at the “before and after” images of previous patients and get further information you need to make a decision.
Mr Ferrando will review your medical history and conduct a physical exam. He will then discuss all options suitable for you and explain each stage of the procedure or treatment. The exact procedure depends on the anatomy of the patient.
Our team believes that a well-informed, comfortable patient is one of the most important elements of the process. Whether you move forward with surgery or simply learn more, Dr Ferrando is looking forward to meeting you!
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This initial contact allows the patient and surgeon to discuss goals, expectations, and potential outcomes, as well as evaluate the patient’s eligibility for the desired procedure.
It will be an opportunity to ask questions or clarify any concerns that you may have and get further information you need to make a decision.