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CHEMICAL PEEL

INTRODUCTION

Sun damage, acne scars, and wrinkles can take a toll on your skin's appearance. Chemical peels offer a non-surgical solution to rejuvenate your complexion.  This procedure uses a chemical solution to gently exfoliate the outer layers of your skin, revealing smoother, brighter, and more youthful-looking skin.

CARBON PEEL AT A GLANCE

Procedure : 1 - 2 Hours

Anaesthesia : General / Local

Access : Incision  /  Puncture

Daycare / Overnight 1-2 Days

Recovery : 1 Day

Final results : Up to 1 Year

PRICES

Starts from
RM 1000

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Introduction

What is a Chemical Peel:

Benefits

Procedure Details

Recovery Timeline

Risks & Considerations

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Frequently Asked Questions

Costs & Financing

Success Stories

Consultation Process

Follow Up

Contact Information

Sun damage, acne scars, and wrinkles can take a toll on your skin's appearance. Chemical peels offer a non-surgical solution to rejuvenate your complexion.  This procedure uses a chemical solution to gently exfoliate the outer layers of your skin, revealing smoother, brighter, and more youthful-looking skin.

What is a Chemical Peel:

A chemical peel involves applying a carefully chosen acidic solution to the skin.  The solution works by controlled destruction of the targeted layers, prompting the skin to regenerate new, healthier cells.  Chemical peels come in various depths, ranging from superficial to deep, each addressing different skin concerns.

  • Superficial peels: Target the outermost layer of skin (epidermis) and are ideal for addressing mild sun damage, uneven skin tone, and rough texture.

  • Medium peels: Penetrate deeper into the epidermis and may reach the upper dermis, effectively treating wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, and uneven pigmentation.

  • Deep peels: Offer the most dramatic results, reaching the deeper layers of the dermis. They are effective for treating deep wrinkles, severe sun damage, and precancerous lesions, but require extensive recovery time.

  • Improves skin texture and smoothness

  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

  • Evens skin tone and minimizes hyperpigmentation

  • Minimizes acne scars

  • Promotes a brighter and more youthful complexion

Procedure Details

The specific details of a chemical peel procedure will vary depending on the depth of the peel chosen.  Generally, the process involves the following steps:


Skin cleansing and preparation: Your face will be thoroughly cleansed to remove any makeup or oils. Chemical application: The chosen chemical solution is meticulously applied to the skin. You may experience a tingling or burning sensation during this step.

Neutralization: The chemical solution is neutralized to stop its action after a predetermined time.

Soothing and aftercare: The treated area is cleansed and soothed with cooling compresses. Your doctor will provide specific instructions for post-operative care.




Recovery Timeline

Recovery time depends on the depth of the peel.  Superficial peels typically cause mild redness and flaking that resolve within a few days.  Medium peels may involve more peeling and crusting, taking a week or two to heal completely.  Deep peels require the most extensive recovery, with potential crusting and swelling for several weeks.  It's crucial to follow your doctor's post-operative instructions carefully to promote optimal healing and minimize the risk of complications.

Chemical peels are generally safe when performed by a qualified dermatologist or plastic surgeon.  However,  potential risks include infection, scarring, and changes in skin color (hypopigmentation or hyperpigmentation).  It's important to discuss your medical history and individual concerns with your doctor to determine if a chemical peel is right for you.  They will also advise you on the appropriate peel depth for your desired outcome.

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Q1 How long will the results of a chemical peel last?

The results of a chemical peel can last for several months to a few years, depending on the depth of the peel, your skin type, and sun exposure.  Maintaining a good skincare routine and sun protection is essential for optimal results.


Q2 Will a chemical peel help with acne?

Chemical peels can be beneficial for treating mild to moderate acne and minimizing acne scars.  However, they are not a cure for acne and may not be suitable for all types of acne.

The cost of a chemical peel varies depending on the depth of the peel, the geographic location, and the doctor's experience.  In the United States, the average cost of a chemical peel can range from $150 to $2,000.  Some plastic surgery practices may offer financing options.

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"Chemical peels have been a great solution for minimizing the appearance of my acne scars. My skin texture is noticeably improved, and I no longer feel self-conscious about my scars." -  David A.

During your initial consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, you will discuss your skin concerns and desired outcome.  The doctor will evaluate your skin type and recommend the appropriate type and depth of chemical peel for you.  They will also explain the procedure details, recovery process, and potential risks.

Following a chemical peel, proper aftercare is essential for optimal healing and minimizing complications.  Your doctor will provide specific instructions based on the depth of the peel.  Here are some general aftercare tips:

  • Sun protection: Avoid direct sunlight and wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher religiously.

  • Moisturizing: Keep the treated area well-hydrated with a gentle, fragrance-free moisturizer as recommended by your doctor.

  • Avoid picking or scratching: Allow the peeling skin to shed naturally. Picking can increase the risk of scarring.

  • Makeup: Avoid wearing makeup for the recommended period following your peel.

Ready to discuss if a chemical peel is right for you? Contact Dr. Muya, a qualified dermatologist, at +6019 212 9922 (WhatsApp Only) or info@drmuya.com to schedule a consultation and explore your options for achieving a smoother, more youthful complexion.

Why Choose

Dr Muya Plastic Surgery

  • Registered medical practitioner with Malaysian Medical Council

  • Board certified plastic & reconstructive surgeon under National Specialist Register, Malaysia

  • Holder of Licensing, Credentialing and Privileging Chapter 3 under Ministry of Health, Malaysia

  • Members of Malaysian Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, International Society of Aesthetics Plastic Surgery, American Society Of Plastic Surgeons

  • Plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery trained in Malaysia, Austria, Belgium and Spain.

  • 14 years of working experience

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