A proper skin care regimen can help in addressing a wide range of problems, such as dry skin, acne, and inflammation. However, patients with pigmentation concerns such as melasma, vitiligo, or other common issues may want to learn more about the solutions available to them through a quality medical spa. At Silk, we provide Encino, CA area men and women with solutions to address pigmentation, such as depigmentation peels.
What is a depigmentation peel?
A depigmentation peel is a medical-grade facial that can be used to lighten the skin. This treatment is ideal for patients who have noticed patches of hyperpigmentation or uneven skin tone as a result of sun damage, natural aging, or other environmental factors. Depigmentation peels work by exfoliating the top layer of skin to reveal the brighter, more even-toned skin beneath.
What can I expect from a depigmentation peel?
Before your treatment, one of our skilled professionals at Silk, A Medical Spa will cleanse your skin and apply a prep solution. We then use the depigmentation peel to your face, neck, chest, or hands (depending on your treatment goals). You may feel a tingling or warmth during the application process, but this is normal. After the peel has been applied, we neutralize the solution and apply a hydrating mask to soothe your skin. It is similar to a common chemical peel but with a primary goal of reducing pigmentation of the skin.
How long does it take to see the results, and what can I expect post-procedure?
You will likely notice some redness and swelling after your treatment, but this is temporary and should dissipate within a few hours. You may also experience some flaking or peeling of the skin in the days following your treatment as your skin renews itself. We recommend avoiding any sun exposure and using sunscreen daily to protect your skin while it heals.
Is the depigmentation peel right for me?
By consulting with Drs. George Sanders and Stephen Bresnick of Silk, A Medical Spa, you can learn more about this and other procedures designed to improve the skin’s health and appearance. Call 818-981-8888 to request a consultation visit with our team and get started enhancing your look!