Chemical Peel Treatment for Skin in San Mateo
Looking for the best chemical peel treatment for skin or acne in San Mateo? Need a chemical peel to control your acne and reduce scar? If you are looking for a chemical peel are to reduce fine lines, unwanted blemishes, minimize pores, reduce acne and tighten skin, you have come to the right place.
Depending on your skin type, goal, and severity of issues, a tailored made regimen of various layers of peels will be applied. We prefer to gradually increase the strength and use various types of acids based on your skin’s response. Salicylic Acid is extremely safe for all skin types and works extremely well for acne patients or those with sensitive skin. Found in nature in willow tree leaves, salicylic peels will reduce redness and blemishes instantly while giving you a gentle exfoliation over the next week.
Our signature MD Peel involves 9-12 layers of alpha/hydroxy chemical peels for instant results. Followed by our unique formulated Retin A leave-on peel for 8 hours. This regimen will not only give you instant skin exfoliation the first week, but you will also continue to give you micro-peels for the next several months to keep your skin looking clean.
Plan to have up to one week of downtime with a good medical peel. Your new emerging skin will require sunscreen protection and vitamin c serum to maximize rejuvenation.
What is Chemical Peel and what are the benefits?
A chemical peel is a process of application of chemical solutions to improve the texture, color, and smoothness of the skin. The outermost dead skin layer is removed, revealing a younger, brighter new skin.
What type of chemical peel treatments do you offer?
We offer a variety of medical-grade chemical peels (lactic, glycolic, salicylic, TCA, Retinoic, Ferulic) in various concentrations for targeted superficial, medium, and deep chemical peels.
How do I make the most from the chemical peel?
You can get the best result by following your prescribed topical skin treatment regimen. What you do daily to care for and feed your skin will pay off by giving you the optimal result and prolonging the benefits.
Who should get a chemical peel?
Anyone healthy and looking for smoother, firmer, and younger-looking skin. We have specific peels formulated for acne, acne scar, pigmentation, melasma, rosacea, and anti-aging.
What is the recovery time for a chemical peel?
Depending on the depth of the peel and amount of dead skin build-up you have. Can vary from a few hours to one week.
What is MD Ultimate Peel?
MD Ultimate peel is a clinical strength peel where multiple layers of peels are applied to achieve our skin goal first. Once desired result is achieved, we apply several layers of retinic A peel where is left on for a minimum of 8 hours. The result is a thorough safe exfoliation without the risk of using strong acids for several days. You will also experience micro-peel when you wash your face for several months to keep your skin fresh. Ideal for acne suffers and those wanting the ultimate anti-aging chemical peel.
Completely cured my melasma and also has the time to listen to your needs and concerns . I haven’t gone anywhere since discovering them!
I have deep scars, what do you recommend?
We recommend microneedle for deep ice pick scars because we can control the depth required to break up the scar bands. With very deep scars, we will use individual subcision to remove the scar fibrosis.
I am still breaking out. Can I be treated for the acne scar?
During your consultation, we will teach you how to control your active acne with a topical and oral regimen to quickly minimize new acne outbreaks. With our effective drug-free oral supplement to block DHT production, you will see and feel fewer new acne outbreaks in few days. Then we can use a topical regimen to reduce existing acne and prepping your face for acne scar treatment.
Do your offer Fraxel or Laser treatment for acne?
Yes, we offer fractional laser and Isolaz laser for acne treatment.
I have dark skin, am I a candidate for acne laser skin treatment?
To minimize the risk for post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation, we recommend microneedle instead of Fraxel laser. Isolaz acne treatment can be used for all skin types to shut down production of oil.
What is the downtime for microneedle/Dermapen acne scar treatment?
Initial treatment for deep acne scars can experience redness and some bruising for up to one week. With subsequent treatment, your recovery time will be faster as you have more and more healthy and new skin.
What is the cost of treatment?
We charge $500-1,000 for microneedle treatment of face depending on area size. Generally $500 for both cheeks, $800 for cheeks/temple region, and $1,000 for the entire face.
How many treatments are needed?
The number of treatments will depend on the severity of the existing scar, skin condition, expectation, and age of the person. Mild scarring generally 1-3 treatments, moderate 2-4, and severe 3-5 treatments. Most will notice 15-20% improvement with each treatment. Because skin remodeling takes 6 months, you should notice continue skin improvement up to 6 months after the treatment.
How can I stop new acne quickly?
To stop new acne, one needs to quickly reduce facial oil production. We do so by using natural ingredients found in the MD® Nutri Hair supplement. Lilac ingredients will help you minimize skin oil production within few days so no more new acnes!
How do I reduce acne scarring?
You can minimize scar-causing inflammation with topical application of ice or skin products containing ingredients to minimize inflammation. MD Acne Scar Cream is formulated with acne-fighting benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, and resorcinol to quickly reduce redness. Best to apply at night and let dry before going to bed to avoid staining of pillows from BP. Sulfur is effective to reduce acne bacteria should be avoided if you are allergic to sulfur. Resorcinol is great for reducing redness and minimize acne scars.
What is MD Acne Peel?
We have been helping our patients to successfully combat acne for over 14 years with MD Acne Peel. Because acne affects different depths of the skin and each part of your skin has different thickness and sensitivity. A combination of different types of AHA and BHA acids of various concentrations will be applied sequentially to achieve optimal results. Lastly, several layers of Retin A will be applied and leave on for 8 hours so you will not only shed the week after treatment, your skin will continue to have a micro peel for several months to keep your skin fresh and free from acne. Your skin will be fresh, tighter, cleaner with fewer wrinkles, acne, brown age spots, and minimized pores.
How to lighten arm pit, nipples and other body areas?
With aging and hormonal changes, many will experience darkening of pigmentation on the neck, armpit, face, nipple, and other body areas. It is important to use effective products and treatments that are work fast yet are safe and gentle to the skin. For mild cases, we recommend using MD Ultimate Whte Pads because it is easy to use, hydroquinone-free, and works quickly. For recurrent melasma, we add MD White Factor supplement with glutathione to help support liver detoxify and reduce unwanted skin pigmentation. One will often notice brightening of skin after 1-2 months and less recurrence of melasma. For severe cases, we can implement individualized pigmentation treatment prescription-strength bleaching cream, laser and growth factor injection so you can have beautiful even skin cleaner tone.