The Obagi Blue Peel ® is a unique procedure to precisely control the depth of a peel using a substance known as Tricloroacetic Acid (TCA). The blue is in the base that us applied to the face as a safe guard to enable the practitioner to see the depth of application to the skin and areas that need more or less of the base peel. The peels are variable in the depth and can be used on all skin types and can also be effective on neck, chest, hands and arms.
The procedure takes up to half and hour dependant on the area to be covered and you will receive a full pre assessment prior to any treatment of this nature where you can discuss any questions that you have with your consultant.
The treatment is used to resurface the facial skin following severe effects such as:
Lines & wrinkles
Pigmentation variance over face
Post inflammatory effects of hyper pigmentation after acne.
Aging due to sun damage to reduce deep wrinkles
Actinic keratosis At The London Dermatology Centre you will have a full consultation where a clinical assessment is performed and any issues relating to your treatment are discussed by you & your consultant. This will help you to decide the preferred peel that will give you best results.
If the Obagi Blue Peel® is the peel of choice you will be prescribed a range of the facial skin is prepared by using the pre treatment skin preparations that create a base for the peel to work.
The depth of peel is dependant on the primary skin condition to be treated. There are 2 main layers of the skin. The epidermis which sits on top of the dermis. Skin thickness is classified as thin, thick and normal.
• Light exfoliation. This will penetrate the top layer of skin known as the stratum corneum to reduce fine lines, large pores, comedones (resistant black heads) and minor skin pigmentation problems. The time period for healing differs from person to person though the red effect from the skin peel should be less within 3-6 days.
• Deep exfoliation. This penetrates the epidermis to the basal layer which is the bottom layer of the epidermis, the top layer of skin, so it is moderate in depth. The healing time is 6-10 days. This can be applied for deeper lines and acne scarring correction and pigmentation problems the time period for healing differs from person to person though the red effect from the skin peel should be less within 6-10 days.
• Standard Blue Peel. This deep peel penetrates the papillary dermis which part of the dermis and is used for marked pigmentation and deep acne scarring problems as well as deep lines and wrinkles. The time period for healing differs from person to person though the red effect from the skin peel should be less within 8-12 days.
• Designed Blue Peel. This deep peel penetrates what’s known as the reticular dermis. This is part of the dermis. This is used for very deep pigmentation variances and acne scarring that is resistant to less invasive peels. The time period for healing differs from person to person though the red effect from the skin peel should be less within 12- 16 days.
At the London Dermatology Centre you will be given detailed verbal and written information that is specific to your aftercare and you will be prescribed after care products to protect and moisturise your skin as part of the healing process. You will be able to contact a specialist member of the team for any queries that you may have. You will be seen by your consultant 10- 15 days after the procedure to assess your recovery, the effect of the peel and to have a one to one consultation for further clinical instructions.
This peel stimulates the new growth of skin and collagen by clearing the superficial layer of the dead skin that forms the top layer and creates a dull complexion. The peel is mild and used in conjunction with the prescribed skin preparations as part of the treatment program you will see rejuvenated skin and a healthy glow to your complexion
Mesoeclat ® is a skin peel system that is made up of Salicylic Acid and a further pre & post peel supplements that are continued at home as part of the course to reveal new healthy younger looking skin.
Mesoeclat ® has ingredients that are shown to form an important part of the skin structure regenerative compoments elastin, collagen. The peel strips a layer of skin to reveal a smoother more glowing complexion. You look refreshed with less wrinkles and firmer facial skin.
As part of the Mesoeclat ® peel, you will be prescribed a range of the facial skin is prepared by using the pre treatment skin preparations that create a base for the peel to work.
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