FAQ For Chemical Peels

Q: What is a chemical peel?

Q: How is the chemical peel procedure done?

Q: How long does a chemical peel procedure take?

Q: How long before I can return to normal activity after a chemical peel?

Q: What chemical peels does AH Laser Aesthetics offer?

Q: What is the difference between Skin Medica's Rejuvenize, Vitalize, and Illuminize Peels

Q: What skin care products are recommended to be used after a chemical peel?

Q: What is a chemical peel?

A: A chemical peel is a solution that is applied to your face like a mask. After the treatment is over, depending on the peel, your skin will shed its top layers (it peels away) and reveals new, fresher and smoother skin.

Q: How is the chemical peel procedure done?

A: After cleansing the treatment areas, the aesthetician will apply a non-irritating chemical solution. Depending on the results you desire and the condition of your skin, the aesthetician will customize the peel for either a light, medium or deep peel.

Q: How long does a chemical peel procedure take?

A: A chemical peel usually takes about 15-30 minutes to complete. To achieve your desired results, a series of chemical peels may be scheduled at regular intervals.

Q: How long before I can return to normal activity after a chemical peel?

A: You can get back to your normal routine almost immediately after a chemical peel and there is no downtime.

Q: What chemical peels does AH Laser Aesthetics offer?

A: AH Laser Aesthetics offers Skin Medica's Rejuvenize, Illuminize, and Vitalize Peels.

Q: What is the difference between Skin Medica's Rejuvenize, Vitalize, and Illuminize Peels

A: These chemical peels vary in strength and are recommended for patients depending on their aesthetic goals and history of past chemical peels.

Q: What skin care products are recommended to be used after a chemical peel?

A: SkinMedica Ablative Post-Procedure Kit is highly recommended to help your skin throughout the healing process and complement the results of your chemical peel.