With age, patients often notice skin blemishes and fine lines appearing on the face and the backs of their hands. These sun-induced aging features can be treated with a chemical peel, specifically designed to rejuvenate the skin in these areas.
Patients will also notice a mild degree of skin tightening which produces a non-surgical facelift effect. Several different agents are available depending upon the depth of the peel that is required and our aesthetic nurse will advise you on which one is right for you.
Occasionally several treatments are required to achieve the desired result.
What is a chemical peel?
A chemical peel is a deep exfoliation which removes the top layer of the skin to reveal new glowing skin beneath. The purpose of a chemical peel is to remedy skin ageing, pigmentation marks and acne scars.
A chemical solution of Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) is applied to the skin which causes peeling revealing a fresher, more youthful radiant skin. The skins texture is refined and the complexion becomes clearer and brighter.
“Mr Wilson and his nurse Sandra made me feel so relaxed and confident both prior to and after the procedure. The whole atmosphere of this centre is conducive to relaxation. I cannot emphasise too much, how friendly and professional everyone was including main reception staff – I would almost look forward to going back again!”Mr V, Exeter (Lesion removed by Mr Wilson)
“I had the treatment at 11am and picked up my children from school at 3.15pm. My friends didn’t see any bruising or redness; they just saw my new fresh face. The treatment took away the years and gave me back my confidence.”Mrs G, Exeter
“I wanted to say how kind and helpful all staff are every time I visit”Mrs C (CB + BD patient)
“I paid a visit to Exeter Medical for some treatment from Tracey, who understood my problem and looked after me in a very caring and professional manner.”Mrs S, Devon, Dermal Fillers
“Thank you and your staff for the care and attention you gave to me.”Minor Surgery, Mrs H, Exeter, Devon
“The whole team at Exeter Medical make you feel welcome and I have no hesitation in recommending their services.”Mrs G, Devon
“Since having a monthly DiamondTome facial I have received so many compliments & am often asked what I do to achieve such youthful skin.”Mrs S.A.M., Exeter
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your colleagues at Exeter Medical for the truly excellent care and follow-up I have experienced.”Mr S (Andy Wilson, excision on wart)
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“I look forward so much to my monthly visit to Exeter Medical, where in Hayley’s capable hands I enjoy top to tail first class beauty treatments.”Mrs S.A.M., Exeter
“Now one year on I have just had the dermal filler treatment again. It really does last a year – so in the scheme of things it actually saves money & I look and feel good.”Anonymous, Exeter
“I have had two treatments so far, and was due for a further treatment last June but the results have been so good that I have been able to postpone the next treatment. Words cannot express how happy I am with the result.”Exeter, Lines & Wrinkle injections
“When I think of all the money I had spent on expensive creams & beauty products in one year it would more than cover the cost of the treatment.”Mrs G, Exeter
“I wanted to get rid of the lines that had formed above my top lip after years of smoking so had dermal fillers with Tracey. Words cannot express how happy I am with the result.”Mrs S, Devon, Dermal Fillers
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Am I suitable?
EASY TCA peels are suitable for sun aged skin, fine lines, pigmentation, dull or uneven skin tone.
Our Aesthetic Nurse would be happy to see you for a free consultation to discuss the treatment, your suitability and what results you should expect to see afterwards.
How will my skin feel after the peel?
Skin may feel a little tight afterwards (a bit like mild sunburn) and after a couple of days you will notice that the skin starts to peel. Our aesthetic nurse will supply you with a day and night cream as well as sun protection to use during the course of the treatment.
What should I do to maintain my improved complexion?
You should wear a good SPF sun protection (a minimum of SPF 30) for several weeks following treatment although to help reduce any further sun damage occurring it may be a good idea to use a good SPF permanently.