Peelings

For more than a century, Peelings are very powerful and useful tools in dermatology. 

By applying caustic substances, the skin can be damaged, destroyed, bleached, peeled or tightened in exactly the desired depth. Peelings distinguished into superficial, medium or deep Peels.

Nowadays we have a great variety of peelingagents fitting every need.

Quelle: La Roche-Posay

BIOMEDIC- LHA Peel (Lipohydroxyacid), a  sophisticated salicylic acid derivative especially designed for superficial peels. Its brandnew, hype and very effective in treating acne prone skin, hyperpigmentations and first signs of age. The Biomedic Peel is performed in just half an hour, shows optimal tolerance. A mild burning sensation for 2 hours shows its efficacy. An ultra-modern peel! 

AHA- or Alpha hydroxy acids:
are used for superficial peels. It is used all over the world as lunch time peel since it is performed in short time - luch time. It is used for the same indications as the LHA Peel:  Pigmentary changes, acneprone skin and sundamaged skin. The classic superficial Peel!

Quelle: Neostrata

TCA Peelings – widespread used medium depth peels that take a few days to heal,  treats brown spots, acne scars and aging skin. Excellent results on combined sundamaged skin. A few days after the treatment the skin peels off and new pink skin appears. Also very effective on ice-pick scars. 

Deep peels have been performed mostly by using phenol, a chemical agent that left the skin forever pale and unable to tan again. Through technological development the deep chemical peel has been replaced by laserpeel, whereas the CO2-Laser shows best results, nevertheless new developments like Fraxel or Fractional Laser have been introduced to the market.  Applications are sundamaged skin, creases, acne scars and large surface pigmentary changes. A 2-week "holiday" after this treatment is recommended.  

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