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Home # Chemical Peels Service
We are happy to introduce PCA Skin Peels to the chemical peels we already offer giving our patients more options and giving us the ability to better customize our treatment to your skin.

New Chemical Peels:

PCA Skin® TCA Sensi Peel - is formulated as a unique peeling option for all patients including those with highly sensitive skin including rosacea. This gentle 6% TCA solution will improve surface texture and brighten the skin while helping to promote an even skin tone. This multi-faceted and skin-brightening treatment is an excellent option for sensitive skin and higher Fitzpatrick skin types.

PCA Skin® TCA Ultra Peel l -Specially formulated to treat maturing skin, Ultra Peel® I is also appropriate for many other skin types, conditions and sensitivities. It will help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while promoting an even skin tone and clear complexion.

Miami Peel® -proven and patented light to medium peel formula that effectively exfoliates bleaches and inhibits pigment production. This formula is for those who want an even skin tone and is very beneficial as part of a Physician supervised program to improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation (dark spots), melasma, sun damage and pigment discoloration of any kind. It is also recommended for individuals with adult acne and will simultaneously aid in improving the appearance of hyper pigmentation or dark spots associated with acne lesions

Are there different types of chemical peels?
Yes, there are numerous types including but not limited to Glycolic Acid (alpha hydroxy), Lactic Acid, Bea 
Hydroxy, and Retinoic Acid,  each work on different levels of the skin. 
Can I alternate two different types of peels?
Yes, as long as they are not used too frequently.  Allow a week, or as often as individual comfort level 
and skin tolerance permit, between each application.  
Is there any recovery time after the peels?
There should typically be no down time.  Your skin could become irritated if you attempt to exfoliate 
at a rate faster than new skin can be generated. This is based on each individual's skin sensitivity and 
frequency of application. 
Will my skin "peel?"
Chemical "peels" can be deceiving because they will not necessarily induce a visible peel. Each person's 
skin responds differently.  Exfoliation is at a cellular level and not apparent to the naked eye.  However, 
the peels will create a tighter and firmer complexion and appearance.  Unfortunately there is no way 
to predict an indivdual's skin response. 
What should be done to prepare for a chemical peel?
• Avoid using self-tanners, masks, scrubs or exfoliating agents for at least 48 hours prior to the 
peel.
• Stop using Retin-A or Renova products 48 hours before the peel. 
• Do not wax facial hair for 48 hours prior to the peel. 
• If you are susceptible to outbreaks of cold sores or fever blisters, be aware that a chemical peel 
may increase the chance of an outbreak. 
What can I expect during and immediately after peels?
It is normal to experience a stinging sensation while the peel is on.  If excess stinging or discomfort 
occurs, neutralize the product by rinsing the skin with cold water.   Slight reddening of the skin may 
occur for a limited period of time, especially for sensitive skin types.