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SKIN MEDICA PROFESSIONAL CHEMICAL PEELS

Administered by a skin care professional, our full range of superficial peels can help your complexion appear more uniform and renewed—diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness.

How do chemical peels improve the skin?

Chemical peeling is a procedure that aims to accelerate skin exfoliation by the use of chemical substances resulting in renewed, healthier looking skin and more uniform complexion.

Who can benefit from SkinMedica® Peels?

SkinMedica® Peels address the visible skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture. Peels also address skin tone unevenness that can be caused by acne scarring or pigmentary changes. SkinMedica® offers a range of different strength chemical peels that licensed medical professionals can select to provide the optimum treatment for their patients.

How do I decide which particular peel is most beneficial for me?

During the initial consultation, your skin care professional will evaluate your skin condition and recommend the appropriate peel regimen based on your needs.

Illuminize Peel®

Helps provide vibrant, radiant looking skin with minimal downtime. Not for sale online. Consult with your physician.

Appropriate for mild skin imperfections as determined by your physician.

Peel must be administered by a licensed medical professional (a physician, aesthetician or a nurse under a physician’s supervision).

Key Benefits of Illuminize Peel

  • Brighten the overall appearance of skin
  • Radiant looking skin after one peel
  • More uniform complexion

Illuminize Peel® FAQS

Illuminize Peel®, the gentlest SkinMedica® Peel is appropriate for first-time, chemical-peel patients, patients with mild skin imperfections or patients that are looking for brighter, more radiant skin with no downtime.

Illuminize Peel® is appropriate for all skin types.

Any procedures and products that may increase skin sensitivity should be avoided before your Illuminize Peel® treatment. Ask your physician or skin care specialist for details.

 

With Illuminize Peel® patients should not expect to see visible peeling due to the superficial nature of this peel. There is no expected downtime with Illuminize Peel®.

Most patients leave the office looking healthy and fresh. Mild redness or discoloration may occur and can be covered with makeup. Ask your physician or skin care specialist for details.

Since new skin is more susceptible to sunburn, extra precautions should be taken to limit sun exposure for at least one week after the peel. Using a broad spectrum sunscreen product with an SPF 30 or higher is recommended.

For maximum results, the Illuminize Peel® can be received every two weeks until desired results are achieved. Results are cumulative and optimal benefits are seen with a series of three or more peels.

Your post-peel care should include SkinMedica® Sensitive Skin Cleanser or Facial Cleanser, moisturizer appropriate for your skin type, and Essential Defense Mineral Shield sunscreens (tinted or untinted). Four to five days after the Illuminize Peel® you can resume the use of your regular treatment products. Ask your physician or skin care specialist for additional details.

SkinMedica® peels should not be administered to pregnant or lactating women.

Rejuvenize Peel™

Smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. See noticeable improvement after just one peel and compelling results after three to six peels.

Appropriate for moderate to severe skin imperfections as determined by your physician.

Peel must be administered by a licensed medical professional (a physician, aesthetician or a nurse under a physician’s supervision).

Key Benefits of Rejuvenize Peel™

  • Smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and roughness
  • Noticeable results after just one peel, compelling results after three to six peels

Rejuvenize Peel™ FAQS

Rejuvenize Peel is appropriate for patients with moderate to severe skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture. Rejuvenize Peel also address skin unevenness that can be caused by acne scarring or pigmentary changes.

Any procedures or products that may increase skin sensitivity should be avoided before your Rejuvenize Peel treatment. Ask your physician or skin care specialist for additional details if you are interested in this procedure.

Rejuvenize Peel can be performed on patients with dark skin. However, patients with deeply pigmented skin color should receive Vitalize Peel® first, and after they establish tolerability to Vitalize Peel®, they can receive Rejuvenize Peel. Ask your physician or skin care specialist if Rejuvenize Peel is right for you.

The complete treatment is expected to take 45 minutes, which includes ample time to address any questions you may have, and a discussion on your post peel care. The actual application procedure is approximately 20 minutes. Tolerance to the procedure varies from patient to patient. Tingling or burning sensations are normal and expected reactions. A handheld fan can be used during the procedure to minimize discomfort, which usually subsides in a few minutes.

Rejuvenize Peel™ can leave a yellowish tinge on the skin, which lasts no longer than 2-3 hours. Mild redness is expected after any type of chemical peel procedure. The extent of redness varies from patient to patient. The face may appear redder than usual for some time after the treatment and completely resolves after the peeling is complete.

The degree of peeling may vary depending on the individual’s skin condition and degree of the damage. Peeling can range from mild flaking to peeling in sheets. Regardless of the amount of peeling, the skin is still sloughing off at an accelerated rate, which will result in the following benefits: improvement in the appearance of skin tone and texture, smoothness of fine lines and wrinkles.

Your skin care professional will provide you with in depth post-procedure instructions. Your post-peel regimen will include SkinMedica® Sensitive Skin Cleanser or Facial Cleanser, moisturizer appropriate for your skin type, and Daily Physical Defense® Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30+.

You can resume the use of your regular treatment products after you have completely finished peeling.

Rejuvenize Peel™ is part of a skin management program that includes SkinMedica® home-use products. To maintain optimal results achieved with Rejuvenize Peel™ treatments, patients should use a daily skin care regimen recommended by a physician or skin care specialist.

Rejuvenize Peel™ BEFORE AND AFTER

Baseline vs Series of 3 Peels (applied 5 weeks apart), Female, Age 25, Fitzpatrick Skin Type III

Baseline vs Series of 5 Peels (applied 4 weeks apart), Female, Age 25, Fitzpatrick Skin Type IV

Unretourched photographs taken with standard lighting at baseline and after Rejuvenize Peel™ procedures in conjunction with basic post-peel skin care regimen (Facial Cleanser, TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream™, Ultra Sheer Moisturizer, and Daily Physical Defense™ Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30+). Individual results may vary. Data on file at SkinMedica®.

Vitalize Peel®

Helps provide vibrant, radiant looking skin with minimal downtime. Consult with your physician.

Appropriate for mild skin imperfections as determined by your physician.

Peel must be administered by a licensed medical professional (a physician, aesthetician or a nurse under a physician’s supervision).

Key Benefits of Vitalize Peel®

  • Smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and roughness
  • Noticeable results after just one peel, compelling results after three to six peels

Vitalize Peel® FAQS

Vitalize Peel® is appropriate for patients with mild-to-moderate skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture. Vitalize Peel® treatments also address skin unevenness that can be caused by acne scarring or other pigmentary changes.

Vitalize Peel® is appropriate for all skin types.

Any procedures and products that may increase skin sensitivity should be avoided before your Vitalize Peel® treatment. Ask your physician or skin care specialist for details.

The complete treatment is expected to take 45 minutes, which includes ample time to address any questions you may have, and a discussion on your post peel care. The actual application procedure is approximately 20 minutes. Tolerance to the procedure varies from patient to patient. Tingling or burning sensations are normal and expected reactions. A handheld fan can be used during the procedure to minimize discomfort, which usually subsides in a few minutes.

Your skin care professional will provide you with in depth post-procedure instructions. Your post-peel regimen will include SkinMedica® Sensitive Skin Cleanser or Facial Cleanser, moisturizer appropriate for your skin type, and Essential Defense sunscreens (tinted or untinted).

After the Vitalize Peel®, patients will notice an improvement in the appearance of overall skin condition, diminishment in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, smoothness of skin texture, more even skin color, and improved skin clarity.

Vitalize Peel® is part of a skin management program that includes SkinMedica® home-use products. To maintain optimal results achieved with the Vitalize Peel® treatments, patients should use a daily skin care regimen recommended by a physician or skin care specialist.

Vitalize Peel® BEFORE AND AFTER

Baseline vs 2 Peels, Female, Age 43

Baseline vs 5 Peels, Female, Age 56

Unretouched photographs of subject at baseline and after two Vitalize Peel® procedures in conjunction with basic post-peel skin care regimen (Facial Cleanser, Ultra Sheer Moisturizer, and Daily Physical Defense® Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30+).

Individual results may vary. Data on file at SkinMedica®.

Unretouched photographs of subjects, with Fitzpatrick Skin Type III, at baseline and after SkinMedica® Peels.

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