Chemical peeling is the process of applying some solutions to the skin to revitalize and rejuvenate the skin, to remove acne and its scars, unwanted spots on the skin, and to improve the appearance. Peeling application allows the peeling and shedding of the top layer of the skin, which has been worn and has lost its freshness and brightness. In addition, a restructuring process is initiated in the lower layers of the skin, stimulating the synthesis of collagen, resulting in a younger and healthier skin.
The content of the chemical peeling agent and the depth of the skin layer to be reached are important criteria that should be handled by the physician individually for each patient. Chemical peelers, according to the depth level of the process; They are classified as superficial, medium and deep.
1) Superficial Peeling
It is the peeling of the stratum corneum layer, which is the top layer of the skin. Most known as fruit acids in superficial peeling alpha hydroxy acids used. Among them glycolicand lactic acids often preferred. Also used in acne treatment salicylic acid tooIt is one of the most used superficial peelings.
2) Medium Deep Peel
Triclocetic acid (TCA), Jessner’s solution are the most commonly used agents. It causes destruction of the papillary and upper reticular dermis. They are used to treat pigment changes, mild to moderate wrinkles, and the effects of photoaging.
3) Deep Peeling
They cause severe peeling by creating necrosis and inflammation in the papillary and reticular dermis by using agents such as TCA, Jessner, phenol in high concentration. Deep wrinkles, severe photoaging are also applied.
Chemical peeling is an important application and must be applied by or under the supervision of a dermatologist.
Applications must be made in the winter period.
It can be applied between sessions for 10-15 days for superficial peelings and once a month for deep peels.
Peeling is a short-term procedure. After the procedure, it is possible to return to normal daily life immediately.
Sunscreen should be used between sessions and after.
– Wrinkles in and around the eyes
– Wrinkles on the face
– Photoaging due to sun rays
– In acne and scars
– It is an effective method in the treatment of sunspots, age spots, freckles, birth control drugs and hormonal spots caused by pregnancy.