As the years go by, your skin changes for several reasons. Collagen reduction, loss of volume, changes in texture, and uneven tone are natural, as the composition of maturing skin changes. The cumulative damages from sun exposure, injuries, medical conditions, and other factors can hasten the aging process. Chemical peels are among the most versatile dermatologic treatments, effectively treating many common problems. Dr. Corey Hartman, in Birmingham, Alabama, offers a variety of different peels, to meet the individual needs of every patient.
What Is a Chemical Peel?A chemical peels, is a great way to eliminate many superficial blemishes, while improving the overall texture and tone of your skin. The process is rather simple. A specially formulated chemical solution is applied to your skin, and allowed to remain for a specific length of time. It reacts with the skin, encouraging the upper layers to shed and hastening the generation of new cells.
Treatable ConditionsThis highly customizable procedure is tailored to your needs. Various types of peels may be used to treat:
- Areas of irregular pigmentation
- Unwanted freckles
- Scaly or rough areas
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Sun spots, or age spots
- Scarring, including acne scars
- Sun damage
- Much more!