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Chemical Peels New York City


During a chemical peel, a solution applied to the skin causes a chemical reaction that peels away the top layers of skin and stimulates regrowth of new, younger-looking skin.

The depth of a chemical peel and type of acid solution used are determined by Dr. Shafer or his medical aesthetician Graceanne Svendsen based on the extent of wrinkles and skin damage, and your goals and skin type.

Types of Peels

Chemical peels are effective for the fine wrinkles around the mouth, cheeks, eyes and forehead. A partial peel may be combined with other facial treatments such as Botox or dermal fillers to enhance results. Skin peels also can be used to diminish brown skin discoloration, minor acne scars, oily, red or scaly skin, and pore size. Chemical peels do not treat large pores or serious acne scars.

Glycolic Peel | 30 min

Glycolic acid and antioxidants are used to achieve tighter, brighter and more radiant skin. Minimizes pores, fine lines and wrinkles.

Illuminize Peel | 30 min

A gentle peel that provides brightening and tightening that you desire if you have an upcoming event or just want to reveal a more youthful glow. This peel is indicated for mild skin conditions, first-time chemical peel patients or patients looking for a gentle superficial peel.

Vitalize Peel

Retinoic acid, alpha-hydroxy acids and resorcinol create a uniquely safe and strong superficial medical strength peel that reduces appearance of browns spots, sun damage, melasma, fine lines/wrinkles, acne and acne scarring. Peeling may start in forty eight hours. A series of peels is recommended for best results.

Rejuvenize Peel | 30 min

The Rejuvenize Peel is a professional grade, deep chemical peel that aggressively treats sun damage, melasma, acne, acne scarring and fine wrinkles in as little as just one application. Penetrating deeply into the surface layers of the skin, and begins working almost instantly

VI Peel | 30 Min
A unique and revolutionary medical grade chemical peel designed to achieve dramatic results after just one treatment. Also, safe for all skin types. The VI Peel will improve the tone, texture and clarity of the skin; reduce or eliminate age spots, freckles, and hyper-pigmentation, including melasma, soften lines and wrinkles; clear acne skin conditions; reduce or eliminate acne scars; and stimulate the production of collagen, for firmer, more youthful skin. Vi Peel also works well in conjunction with lasers, injectables and post surgical procedures.

VI Peel Precision Plus | 30 min
Addition to our popular VI Peel. Perfect for melasma, pigmented lesions, sun damage and brown spots.

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