Chemical Peels in San Francisco, CA
Chemical peels are one of the most successful ways of restoring vibrant, softer skin, particularly on areas of the face plagued by blemishes, sun damage, wrinkles, and more. Chemical peels can be performed on the entire face or only certain sections such as the forehead or chin. They can also be performed on the hands and upper chest. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock performs chemical peels for San Francisco area residents.
What Are Chemical Peels?
Chemical peels remove the damaged outer layer of the skin, the area which is often the brunt of UV damage, acne scarring, and more. A chemical agent is applied to the skin to help exfoliate the outer layer. Then, skin softening and revitalizing agents, including alpha hydroxyl acids are applied to the skin to provide it with a more youthful and softer look.
Benefits of Chemical Peels*
In addition to improving the tone and texture of skin, patients who undergo chemical peels report that they notice the following benefits:
- Softer, more refreshed skin.
- An improved, healthy, and youthful look.
- Less visible scarring or discoloration.
Which Chemical Peel Procedures Are Performed?
Dr. Aycock performs a variety of chemical peel procedures to help you look and feel your best, including the following:
- Jessner Peel: A Jessner Peel is excellent for exfoliation and improvement of overall appearance of the skin.
- Pumpkin Enzyme Peel: The Pumpkin Enzyme Peel is beneficial for discoloration and age spots.
- Vitalize Peel: Vitalize Peel helps fight the effects of time, sun damage and environmental assaults.
- PCA Peel: The PCA Peel will even skin tone and provide more exfoliation for oilier, thicker, and more resilient skin types. It is effective on extremely sun-damaged and thickened skin.
Preparing for a Chemical Peel
Depending on the type and extensity of the peel, you will need to cleanse your skin at least twice daily using a special solution and then apply a moisturizer or cream and wear sunscreen each day. Dr. Aycock will give you a specific skin care regimen designed to help the skin peel more evenly and improve your healing and recovery time.
Chemical Peel Recovery*
Your skin may feel red or tender immediately after a chemical peel, but these effects will subside over time. Your downtime will depend on the type of chemical peel being done and how deep the effects are.
How Much Do Chemical Peels Cost?
The cost of chemical peels in San Francisco varies depending on the type of treatment and the area being treated. Dr. Aycock provides convenient financing options, including CareCredit®; to help cover the cost of your treatment, and you may be approved in as little as an hour. Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® are also accepted, and you’ll enjoy a FREE CONSULTATION on your first visit to our office.
Are Chemical Peels Right for Me?*
The most important points to keep in mind if you’re considering undergoing a chemical peel that no two treatments are alike and no two results are the same. Your results will depend on many factors including your overall health, the area being treated, and your body’s natural response to the treatment. Dr. Aycock takes patient comfort very seriously and will take the time to completely answer your questions and address your concerns.
Why Choose Dr. Aycock?
With over 25 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has performed a number of both structural and cosmetic surgeries over the years. As one of the most awarded and trusted surgeons in the Bay Area, you can rest assured that Dr. Aycock will personally attend to your questions, comfort, and needs from the very first visit.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
Dr. Aycock will take the time to go over your complete medical history to ensure there are no conflicts or issues that could arise during or after your treatment procedure. He will discuss your goals and anticipated outcome of your surgery, as well as answer any questions you may have. Depending on the type of procedure you plan to have done, he may examine the area being treated. Every consultation is done with the utmost professional courtesy and thorough explanation of each step to ensure that you are informed and comfortable with the process. Once you feel fully assured and satisfied with the answers, you can move forward with scheduling your treatment.
Additional Skin Rejuvenation Options
A chemical peel can take years of sun exposure, acne scarring, and environmental pollution damage off your face, chest, and hands and give you a more youthful-looking face in less time than you think. Contact our office today to schedule your free consultation and discover a fresh, new you!
*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.