Chemical Peels Houston

Producing beautiful results, a chemical peel can minimize the effects of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles over the forehead, on the cheeks, around the eyes and mouth. A chemical peel is also effective for superficial acne scars and pigmentation problems. A chemical peel produces tighter, smoother skin that is relatively free of blemishes and wrinkles, and it can leave your face looking younger, healthier, and smoother. Many times, a peel is recommended to complement other procedures such as a facelift or an eyelid lift.

The procedure utilizes a chemical solution that peels away the upper most layer of skin. The solution can be applied to problem areas or to the entire face for a full-face peel. New skin cells form during the healing process producing smoother, tighter, younger-looking skin.

Two types of chemical solutions are used in the peel, TCA or phenol. TCA is used primarily for fine wrinkles and superficial blemishes. Patients recover quickly with a TCA peel and can return to normal activity in about a week. Phenol peels are used to treat deeper wrinkles, blotchy skin, or chronically sun-damaged skin. The results of a phenol peel are frequently dramatic; however, the recovery period is longer than with a TCA peel.

Depending on your specific skin type, the imperfections you wish to correct and your goals, Dr. Lyos will make a recommendation tailored to your situation. Although possibly performed in conjunction with a facelift, a chemical peel is not a substitute for surgery, nor will it prevent the aging process. The vast majority of Dr. Lyos’ patients are very happy with their results.

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Lyos MD, Andrew Lyos

Spring Valley Medical Center

9230 Katy Freeway, Ste 420,

Houston, TX 77055

Lyos MD, Andrew Lyos

The Woodlands

10847 Kuykendahl Rd., Suite 250,

The Woodlands, TX 77382