Phenol peels - the deepest kind of chemical polishing face. It penetrates the skin deeper than peeling fruit acids or TCA, and is effective for more serious problems - skin pigmentation, wrinkles and scars. In comparison with the methods of grinding light and medium chemical composition means a deep grinding gives a much more pronounced results, and it may only be performed once. However, phenol chemical peel takes more time and is inconvenient in comparison with softer chemical peel.
What is the deep chemical peels
Phenol peels - the most aggressive form of exfoliation. It is effective in some sunburn
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, Deep wrinkles, scars and even malignancies. Phenol peels for skin penetration using the carboxylic acid. This procedure can not be carried out on separate skin areas - it should be used on the entire face.
Phenol peels are so strong that only one time to achieve the desired effect for several years. Because after this procedure face swells, the patient is recommended to spend at least one week at home for rehabilitation.
Who can use the phenol peel
Not all patients recommended to use a deep peeling; Some instead offer to hold a moderate peeling, or other type of procedure, such as microdermabrasion. Patients with dark skin phenol peel gives undesirable results because it has a bleaching effect. In addition, phenol peels do not recommend people with freckles, because after the procedure is too noticeable difference between the treated and untouched skin. Deep peels are not suitable for people who want to get rid of the individual spots, or to improve the appearance of skin on the body, not the face. Patients with certain heart disease risk when carrying out deep peels.
Since the procedure for deep peeling gives a pronounced and long-lasting effect, then the doctor and patient must weigh the "pros" and "cons" before making a decision on its performance. If you are considering the procedure of deep peeling, details tell your doctor about your medical history to decide if you need this procedure.
The procedure for a deep peel
Deep chemical peels performed under close supervision, usually in the operating room. The patient is administered sedatives and local anesthetics to relieve discomfort due to chemical exposure. The chemical composition of the means to peel also contains an anesthetic.
Peeling generally takes one or two hours. After anesthesia will work, they start to affect the chemical composition of the skin. The patient may feel a slight tingling or burning during use of the drug.
Phenol After exposure to the skin for a predetermined time, it is washed off with water. Then put a soothing ointment, often petrolatum
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, The treated area. The patient is given proper instructions, after which he or she was sent home to recover after the procedure.
The chemical composition of phenol peel destroys the top layers of the skin, after that, a new, smoother skin. Despite the impressive produce nitrates, this procedure has its limitations. Although she can remove deep wrinkles, pigmentation of the skin and improve its texture, it is unable to cope with the weakened skin and deep scars. In such cases, a plastic surgery, conventional and laser face lift, as well as other technologies.
After chemical exposure the patient's face swells, turns red and causes a lot of inconvenience. Within a few days after the treatment the face is formed crust. Seven to ten days is required for crust has disappeared, and a new layer of bright pink skin. The redness will subside within two to three months, and the skin becomes smoother.
As with any form of chemical resurfacing, deep resurfacing carries a certain risk. Side effects can be reduced by adhering to the recommendations of the attending physician for recovery procedure: avoid exposure to sunlight after peeling procedure, and, of course, do not tear off their own crust - otherwise, it will take longer to heal.
Anyone who dared to deep peeling procedure should know that after it will not be able to sunbathe. Therefore, apply all precautions to avoid the negative effects of the sun on your skin after the procedure. Protect your skin exposed to the procedure of peeling, as carefully as possible. Ask your doctor how to take care of her, and what kind of sunscreen you can use.
Deep peels provides a significant rejuvenating effect. After healing of the skin, it looks much cleaner and brighter, it becomes more elastic, dramatically reduces wrinkles and improves complexion. After a deep peel you will look younger, and this result can enjoy for a long time, almost without making any effort, in addition to sun protection.
Consult your dermatologist
For best results, you should consult a dermatologist, having extensive practical experience is the promotion of the deep phenol peel.
After peeling performed, the patient will have to stay in hospital for one to three days. And even after he returns home, he will have some more time to visit the doctor for dressings and applying special healing composition. All this time, there can be no question of cosmetics. Only about three weeks it will be possible to use mild hypoallergenic powdered masking. In the early days of rehabilitation period can not wash, food and drink have to take through a straw.
After deep exfoliation of the skin full recovery will take a few months, only two or three months redness subsides. All this time the skin is actively working to heal itself, enveloping new reserves of collagen, which provides surface smoothness, elasticity and freshness.
Before you carry out a deep phenol peels doctor should make sure that the patient's healthy kidney, liver and heart. Also contraindications to the procedure are chronic or acute skin diseases
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Peeling is performed on the face, neck and chest area, and on the body, if necessary, to get rid of scars, stretch marks, age spots and scars. Higher, but safe for the health of the phenol concentration needed for smoothing facial wrinkles and get rid of sagging and ptosis. By reducing the concentration of a substance, you can perform a local phenol peel on the eyelids and around the mouth.
After the procedure, it is important to protect the skin against UV-radiation at any time of the year - about any of the "safe" tan can not be considered. Phenol peels are very effective and the result is stored for 5-10 years.