Chemical Peel for Undereye
Typical acids used in superficial peels include glycolic, salicylic, kojic acid and malic acid, Yagoda said. Superficial peels are good for treating fine lines and wrinkles, large pores and dark spots, and to help tighten the skin.
What is an eye peel?
The mandelic acid eye peel is a remarkable treatment which safely and gradually improves the quality of the skin around the eyes, resulting in a reduction of the appearance of fine lines and discoloration. Mandelic acid peels are a type of alpha hydroxy (AHA) peel, similar to a glycolic acid or lactic acid peel.
How long do chemical peels last?
Although the swelling is likely to disappear in about two weeks, your skin may remain red for up to three months. One treatment with a deep chemical peel will produce long-lasting and dramatic results that can last up to 10 years.
Is there any side effects of chemical peeling?
Common side effects are temporary, and include redness, dryness, stinging or burning, and slight swelling. With deep peels, you may permanently lose the ability to tan. Chemical peels can, however, have more serious risks and dangerous side effects that can be permanent.