Who are the Best Candidates for Chemical Peels?
A chemical peel can treat a wide variety of skin issues without surgery. Superficial or Light peels can be used on a variety of diverse skin types. Deeper peels should only be performed on patients with extreme skin conditions and with the agreement of a member of our skilled team. Our team of experts will help you determine whether a light, medium, or deep chemical peel is best for your skin and the concerns you’re looking to treat. If you are bothered by any of these skin issues, you may be a good candidate for a chemical peel:
- Acne scars
- Sun damage
- Wrinkles, crow’s feet
- Moderate sagging
Dr. Sanna Kalika discourages patients with infections, cut skin, sunburns, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, or rosacea from undergoing Chemical Peels. Other reasons to avoid a Chemical Peel are:
- Can’t stay out of the sun for the healing period
- Have taken the oral acne medication isotretinoin (Myorisan, Claravis, others) in the past six months
- Have a personal or family history of ridged areas caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue
- Have frequent or severe outbreaks of cold sores
- Is currently pregnant
What’s the First Step?
The first step towards a Chemical Peel in Monmouth County, NJ is to book a consultation with Absoulute Vitality. Our team will follow an instructed process that determines what technique or peel can be used based on your specific skin variety and personal goals. During the consultation, you will be asked about overall expectations, and Dr. Kalika will examine your skin to suggest which level of peel would work best for you. Once we come to an agreement on which peel you are satisfied to receive, a treatment plan will be made for you, and our Patient Coordinator will help you select a treatment date and time, as well as provide you with any necessary directions to follow before your appointments.