Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT ARE FACIAL FILLERS?
IS THE TREATMENT PAINFUL?
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE?
WHAT HAPPENS DURING TREATMENT?
HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS LAST?
CAN DERMAL FILLERS BE REMOVED?
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DERMAL FILLER AND BOTULINUM TOXIN?
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTERWARDS?
WHAT IS A SKIN PEEL?
Chemical peeling agents resurface the skin by inducing a controlled wound and thus removing superficial layers of the skin. As a result, skin peels promote the growth of a new healthy top skin layer and improve skin problems like hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven texture and skin impurities.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT DURING TREATMENT?
HOW LONG IS THE RECOVERY AFTER A CHEMICAL PEEL AND WHAT TYPE OF CARE IS NECESSARY?
WHAT TYPE OF PEELS ARE OUT THERE?
There are various different peels to choose from, however the different peels relate to the various skin types and will help every single one in a different way, We would advise you to speak to one of our specialists who will assess what peel you will need to create a bespoke treatment.
WHERE ON MY BODY CAN I HAVE A SKIN PEEL?
Our range of peels can be used for the face and nearly every other area of the body, Talk to one of our experts and they can walk you through the various options.
WHY DID I NOT HAVE ANY VISIBLE PEELING AFTER MY PEEL?
WHAT PRODUCTS OR PROCEDURES SHOULD I AVOID BEFORE A CHEMICAL PEEL?
• Two to three days before the peel discontinue using any prescription topicals such as Retin-A, differin or Tazorac, as well as any products containing retinol, alpha hydroxyl acids (AHA), beta hydroxyl acids (BHA) or benzoyl peroxide.
• Patients who have had any medical cosmetic facial treatments or procedures such as Laser treatments, cosmetic fillers or other surgical procedures should wait until skin sensitivity has completely resolved before receiving a peel.
WHAT ARE THE COUNTERINDICATIONS TO CHEMICAL PEELS?
• Active cold sores, herpes simplex or warts in the area to be treated
• Wounded, sunburned or excessively sensitive skin
• Accutane use within the last year
• History of recent chemotherapy or radiation therapy
• Allergies to aspirin
• Women who are pregnant or actively breastfeeding
• Patients with Vitiligo
• Patients with a history of autoimmune disease (such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, lupus, multiple sclerosis etc) or any condition that may weaken their immune system