Having skin problems can often hide someone’s true beauty and make them feel insecure in their own body. Having skin that is covered in dark spots and unsightly scars is something that many of us fear. Unfortunately, these issues are hard to avoid because of hereditary issues and exposure to the outside environment.
In many cases, these ailments may seem unavoidable at first, but fortunately, there options available to you that will help improve the look and feel of your skin. One such treatment that you can utilize is known as a VI peel.
VI (Vitality Institute) Peel is a medical grade chemical peel for treating many different skin related issues such as acne, scars, fine lines, wrinkles, melasma, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, and oil balancing. It can help to improve your overall skin health so that you can look good and feel great in your own body.
How Does It Work?
The peel contains a chemical that helps to remove the top layer of the skin and allows new cells to grow faster and more easily. It is composed of Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA), Tretinoic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Phenol, Vitamin C, and other minerals to help shrink the pores and reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing one’s collagen production.
The treatment will penetrate the skin’s cells on the surface and then goes deeper into the dermis to deal with any toxins and dead skin cells. Following the treatment, your skin will appear more vibrant and rejuvenated.
The peel is applied on the areas of the face that require cosmetic improvements. The solution dries fast, sometimes within five minutes, and you can continue with your normal daily activities after the application.
For it to work effectively, you will need to keep your face free from any make-up or other cosmetic products that can block it from working. During the treatment, most people won’t feel anything more than a mild tingling sensation, but those with sensitive skin might feel some discomfort. This, however, is mild and should subside quickly.
Once the peel has been applied for the appropriate amount of time, it will be removed with a cleanser. You could expect some minor peeling and redness in the next few days. You should expect your skin to be extra sensitive for the next few days and should be protected from long-term exposure to the sun.
Your doctor will provide you with the post-treatment instructions to help you achieve the best end-result possible.
The Benefits of a VI Peel
• It works well on all types of skin
• The treatment is safe and isn’t known to cause any excessive discomfort
• You can see its effects within seven days of application
• You won’t have to experience any type of downtime during the treatment
• It can be used on different parts of the body, including the face, neck, chest, arms, legs, and back
Ideal Candidates for a VI Peel
It is great for those who are looking to reverse mild to moderate skin damage and deal with early signs of aging. Do make sure that you consult a trusted cosmetic professional to find out if you are a suitable candidate.
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To learn more about the treatment, contact us to schedule an appointment with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kenneth Hughes, today!