Have you ever wondered how some people — especially celebrities — have such beautiful, glowing skin? Many of those beautiful people have discovered the joys of a chemical peel, which helps individuals clear their skin, resulting in smoother, softer skin. At Park Plaza Plastic Surgery, we offer glycolic acid peels, which are a form of alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). The chemical peel uses natural ingredients derived from sugar cane and fruit acid, meaning that the treatment is fairly gentle on the skin.
A chemical peel can slow the aging process, removing dead skin to uncover smoother, younger, glowing skin. While there are many at-home treatments available over-the-counter, the most effective peels are performed in a professional office with a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or aesthetician.
Patients with acne, uneven skin coloring and wrinkles will see the most benefits from a glycolic acid peel, as it offers the following benefits:
- Stimulation of the production of collagen
- Evening of the skin tone
- Brightening of the skin
- Purging of the pores, leaving you with a cleaner face
Although glycolic acid peels are often paired with a cosmetic surgery, this treatment can be given individually. It is safe to use, and there is no recovery time needed. Many patients require a series of five to six peels to fully see the benefits of the treatment.
If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with Dr. George Lefkovits for a glycolic acid peel in New York, New York, you can contact our office at 212-750-9494. We look forward to working with you!