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Chemical Peels in Philadelphia, PA

Located in Bala Cynwyd and serving Philadelphia and South Jersey, Dr. Paul M. Glat, MD, FACS, performs chemical peels for patients desiring skin rejuvenation.

Peel Away the Old You

To meet our patients’ needs, we offer a range of skin treatments at our Philadelphia-area cosmetic surgery practice, including chemical peels. We are happy to offer non-surgical treatment options, in addition to our standard array of surgical procedures because we understand that not everyone requires plastic surgery to meet their aesthetic goals. With chemical peels, patients can improve their complexion, reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and treat age spots and freckles. If you would like to learn more about the skin treatments we offer or are interested in scheduling an appointment for a chemical peel with Dr. Paul Glat, please contact our Philadelphia office today.

Chemical Peel Procedure

A chemical peel involves the application of a chemical or acidic agent to the skin that serves to remove the top layer of the dermis so that healthy skin underneath can be exposed. The results of chemical peels are temporary, but because the procedure can be performed quickly and is non-invasive, it is a great option for men and women who would like to treat superficial imperfections of the skin or those who want to refresh their overall appearance. By removing the damaged or dead outer skin cells, complexion, skin color, and skin imperfections can all be improved.

To perform a chemical peel, Dr. Glat will first thoroughly cleanse the skin to remove excess oils. The eyes and hair will also be covered so that they can be protected from the chemical solution that will be applied to the face. Once the face has been prepared, the chemical solution – typically an acid, such as glycolic, salicylic, lactic, or carbolic – is applied evenly across the skin. The duration of the treatment will vary based on what type of peel is being applied, but typically the chemical peel takes no more than 15 minutes, at which point the damaged outer layer of skin can be removed. After treatment, it may be necessary to apply lotions and sunscreens until the healing process is complete.

Chemical Peel Benefits

Having smoother, healthier skin can have a tremendous impact on a person’s self-esteem and confidence, which can, in turn, affect the way he or she interacts with friends, family, and strangers. Acne, fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, freckles, dark patches, and dull skin color can all be treated with chemical peels, making it a tremendously beneficial procedure for a wide range of people. If you are seeking a quick and effective treatment to brighten your skin and refresh your appearance, a chemical peel may be for you.

Chemical Peel Candidates

Typically, light-skinned and light-haired individuals make the best candidates for chemical peels, but the procedure can be used on nearly anyone who suffers from wrinkles, lines, poor complexion, or skin discoloration. However, some candidates may require more comprehensive treatments to meet their goals, including individuals with excessive wrinkles or sagging skin. If you think you may be an ideal candidate for a chemical peel, we invite you to discuss your options with Dr. Glat in person.

To learn more about the skin rejuvenation treatments offered by Dr. Glat, visit the links below.

Dr. Glat also offers the following cosmetic procedures:

Youth Rejuvenation Center

All skin rejuvenation treatments and procedures are available at the office of Dr. Paul Glat, or at his Youth Rejuvenation Center. Dr. Glat’s Youth Rejuvenation Center is located at the Camac Center at the 12th Street Gym in Center City, Philadelphia.

Costs Associated with Chemical Peels in Philadelphia, PA, and South Jersey

Dr. Glat and his staff look forward to working with you to develop cosmetic goals that help you look and feel your best. Costs associated with chemical peels vary by patient, and we offer CareCredit® as a financing option. Also, check our Current Specials.

Schedule a Chemical Peel Consultation with Dr. Paul M. Glat

Dr. Paul M. Glat and his staff, serving Philadelphia and South Jersey, are committed to helping chemical peel patients make the right choices. To schedule a chemical peel consultation, contact our plastic surgery office today.

Dr. Glat, board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, recognizes that each patient has unique requirements and desires. His services have improved the lives of people from in and around Philadelphia and South Jersey. He performs popular procedures for the breasts, body, and face. If you are looking for self-improvement in the form of plastic surgery, hair restoration, hormone replacement therapy, or skin rejuvenation, Dr. Glat and his professional team will accommodate your needs! Please call 610-624-3342 today to schedule your initial consultation!

Written by Paul M. Glat, M.D. May 28, 2014