skin rejuvenation

Peeling Back the Layers

Top indications and agents for superficial chemical peels
MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2020

Whether you are addressing acne and pigmentation concerns or simply seeking to brighten lackluster skin, superficial chemical peels have been proving their worth for hundreds of years. “Superficial chemical peels are very affordable, effective and the recovery time is quick, which is why they are so popular,” says John Kulesza, chemist and founder of Young Pharmaceuticals. On the following pages, physicians discuss how they’re using superficial chemical peels in their practices to address acne, unwanted pigmentation and photodamage.

Periorbital Revolution

The scalpel is no longer the only weapon to fight the signs of periorbital aging
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Crow’s feet and glabellar furrows dig in for the siege. Dispigmentation, unsightly veins and dark undereye circles take up offensive positions. Then the truly frightening enemies start their advance. Brows and lashes thin and fade; lids get heavier and begin to sag; bags develop under the eyes; and the surrounding skin becomes thin and crepey. Most women begin to camouflage these flaws long before they’re ready for blepharoplasty. Even those who would never consider cosmetic surgery happily spend whatever they can afford to defend themselves against these distressing signs of aging.