Creating a smoother, more radiant complexion with a customized chemical peel in Vancouver, WA
A chemical peel works by using a special formula to exfoliate your outermost layer of damaged skin, revealing a more youthful, attractive complexion underneath. Chemical peels are ideal for addressing a wide variety of facial blemishes, including acne scars, wrinkles and fine lines, uneven skin texture and enlarged pores.
Each peel is customized to your needs and lifestyle, so you will receive just the right treatment for your type of skin. Some peels may work to stimulate collagen production, a protein that is responsible for the skin’s resilience, hydration and healthy glow
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Conditions treated by chemical peels may include…
- Acne and acne scarring
- Age spots
- Sun spots
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Crow’s feet
- Sagging skin
- Rough skin
- Enlarged pores
Active ingredients in a chemical peel may include…
- AHA – Glycolic Acid
- BHA – Salicylic Acid
- Lactic Acid
- TCA – Trichloracetic Acid
- Jessner’s Peel – Salicylic Acid, Resorcinol and Lactic Acid in Ethanol
With the knowledge of our team, the passion we have for our patients, and the drive we have for quality results; we will help your skin stand the test of time and feel better than it ever has at any age.
The Rejuvenize Peel from SkinMedica is our deepest chemical peel designed to aggressively treat sun damage, age spots, acne scars, lines, and wrinkles in a single treatment. This chemical peel penetrates deep into the layers of the skin, producing deeper exfoliation and revitalization of your complexion. Once applied, the Rejuvenize Peel deeply stimulates the production of collagen and elastin while removing the outermost layers of dull, damaged skin to reveal soft, luminous skin in its place.
Men and women interested in the Rejuvenize Peel should receive a Vitalize Peel first to ensure the facial skin will respond as desired. The Rejuvenize Peel may be repeated once every three months until the desired result is achieved.
Chemical peels work by removing the outermost layers of the skin to speed cell turnover and address skin imperfections. The Illuminize Peel from SkinMedica works to reveal vibrant, glowing skin with minimal downtime. When applied by Dr. Gabriel, the Illuminize Peel addresses the signs of aging such as sun spots, age spots, lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and uneven skin texture as a result of acne or other scars. This light chemical peel leaves your skin looking revitalized as soon as you leave our office, improving both your skin and your self-confidence. For optimal results, the Illuminize Peel may be applied at two-week intervals for improved skin quality and glow.
The SkinMedica Vitalize Peel is a deeper chemical peel, containing a combination of resorcinol, salicylic, lactic, and retinoic acid to provide a more dramatic improvement to overall skin appearance, tone, and texture. The Vitalize Peel is ideally suited for mild to moderate skin imperfections as a result of aging and environmental damage. This chemical peel stimulates the production of collagen and elastin while improving pigmentation problems, lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and uneven skin tone and texture. A series of peels may be needed. The Vitalize Peel may be repeated every three to four weeks until you have achieved optimal improvement.
ZO 3-Step Peel
The ZO 3-Step Peel is a moderate-depth peel that achieves anti-aging results with a blend of lactic, salicylic, and trichloracetic acid (TCA) and retinol. These ingredients help remove the damaged upper layers of skin while stimulating collagen production and boosting hydration.
This peel is a good choice for patients of any skin type or skin color, effectively achieving a healthier, youthful glow by treating the following concerns:
- Sun damage
- Uneven skin tone and texture
- Enlarged pores
- Dull, dead skin
- And a range of other issues
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Among the many benefits of a chemical peel:
- Improves the skin’s texture, tone and appearance
- Stimulates collagen and elastin production
- Improves hyperpigmentation from sun damage
- Helps combat breakouts
- Helps reverse wrinkles, folds, creases and furrows
- Boosts the skin’s circulation
- Improves skin moisture
- Helps minimize facial scarring
- Improves the skin’s susceptibility to serums and skincare aids
Who is a good candidate for a chemical peel?
Anyone struggling with blemished skin or age-related wrinkles and fine lines may benefit from a customized chemical peel in Portland with Dr. Gabriel.
Who is not a good candidate for a chemical peel?
Chemical peels are not suggested for those women who are pregnant or are nursing. They may also be inappropriate for anyone suffering from a skin disease
or infection, those who have taken Accutane recently, or those with psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis or rosacea.
I’m interested in a chemical peel. What’s my next step?
Patients in Vancouver, WA, Portland, OR and surrounding areas should contact our office today to learn more about how a chemical peel can help revitalize the complexion and roll back the clock on the unwanted signs of aging.
During your initial consultation, we will examine your skin, perform a thorough review of your medical history, and take all the time necessary to answer your questions in depth, including those on the topics of insurance, financing and pricing; risks and benefits; recovery and downtime; and what you can anticipate in terms of your results.
We will also provide access to a library of before and after photography, so you can see firsthand the amazing outcomes he and his estheticians are able to facilitate using a variety of chemical peel formulations.
Chemical peels are often well combined with other non-surgical skincare treatments, including BOTOX, Retin A treatments and dermal fillers. Your aesthetician can discuss these options with you during your consultation if you have an interest in more comprehensive changes.