Chemical peels improve the appearance of the skin.In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which causes it to blister and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother.
What should be expected after a chemical peel?
Depending upon the type of chemical peel, a reaction similar to sunburn occurs following the procedure. Peeling usually involves redness, followed by scaling that ends within three to seven days. Mild peels may be repeated at one to four-week intervals until the desired clinical effect is achieved.