Factors Affecting the Depth of a Chemical Peel

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Factors Affecting the Depth of a Chemical Peel

Factors Affecting the Depth of a Chemical Peel

Many people all over the country decide to get chemical peels, usually to make their skin appear younger and healthier. In this procedure, a chemical solution is professionally applied to one’s skin. Over time (usually a matter of a few days to up to two weeks), the solution penetrates the top layers of skin and the skin peels off. This allows for new skin to regrow and replace the peeled skin, giving one a renewed glow and fresh skin. The amount of skin that peels off will depend on the depth of chemical peel, which varies depending on three factors.

3 Important Factors That Affect Depth of Chemical Peels

There are three important factors that can affect the depth of a chemical peel. These include:

  • Acid concentration in chemical solution
  • Number of coats of chemical solution applied
  • Time passed before acid neutralized in solution

Depending on the look you want to achieve and the recommendations of your cosmetic surgeon, you will want to alter the depth of the chemical peel.

Discuss Chemical Peels with a Cosmetic Surgeon in Iowa

If you or someone you know has been thinking about getting a chemical peel, it’s critical that you know what kind of depth you’re interested in and how the depth can be affected. Fortunately, our Iowa-based cosmetic surgeons at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgerycan explain everything to you and help you choose the chemical peel that suits your needs. Contact our offices today at (515) 222-1111 to learn more about this process and to set up a consultation.