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Skin Brightening Peel

Highlights

  • Most effective treatment for Melasma
  • Skin lightening
  • Treats hyperpigmentation effectively
  • Improves skin texture
  • $850 / treatment
  • To maintain results - patient must adhere to post treatment instructions

Overview: The Gloss peel is a superficial chemical peel designed to refresh stressed skin with a unique synthesis of cell turn-over enhancers and Vitamin A. The Gloss peel will help to restore your youthful glow with minimal effort by using pain-free TCA. The Gloss peel is applied during an office visit, and there is no pain and little-to-no irritation during the application.

The peel is complemented with a take-home product, Melanage 2 cream, a combination of tretinoin and hydroquinone, tailored to maximize the results of your treatment.

Expected results: The results will vary, but generally patients will see smoother skin texture, reduction of fine lines, wrinkles, and brown spots. Your skin will restore a polished, more youthful appearance. Each treatment can be performed no sooner than 6 months, no more than two treatments per year is recommended.

Preparations: One week before the treatment, we ask you to refrain from electrolysis, waxing, sunless tanning, spray tanning, or UV free tanning, depilatory creams, laser hair removal treatments, cosmetic facials, Botox, Retin-A, Renova, Differin, Tazorac, Avage, retinols, alpha hydroxyl acids, beta hydroxyl acids, benzoyl peroxide, or any other exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating.

Post treatment instructions: It is imperative that you use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and avoid direct sunlight for at least 1 week. Best results will be obtained with regular daily use of such sunscreen. No strenuous exercise for the next 24-48 hours after the peel. Wait until the peeling is complete before having any other facial procedures including facials, microdermabrasion, laser treatments, laser hair removal, Botox, or injectable fillers.

Downtime: Possible peeling and redness could occur for up to 2-5 days.

Price: $300/treatment

Contraindications: Patients with active cold sores or warts, skin with open wounds, sunburn, excessively sensitive skin, dermatitis or inflammatory rosacea, history of herpes simplex, pregnant or breast feeding (lactating) women, patients currently receiving chemotherapy or radiation, patients who have been on Accutane within the past year

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PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
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Compare our service to other similar practices

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Overall doctor performance

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The doctor listened to you attentively

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The doctor took time to answer your questions

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The doctor explained treatment options

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The doctor explained treatment options

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Front desk performance

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Aesthetician performance

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Office comfort

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Parking

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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

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I liked the staff and the doc!

#12019-09-12

start to finish it was a perfect experience, i found the reception area very heplful and understanding,

#22019-07-05

New options! Every dermatologist I've gone to says and does the same things. I'm happy to be trying something new since those other methods didn't work.

#32011-05-19 10:14:50

the artwork on the walls

#42019-05-23

the doctor was very clear about treatment options, answered all questions thoroughly and was easy to relate to...no doctor/patient distancing.

#52019-01-09

very comfortable, pleasant office setting

#62019-02-03

I liked the paintings that are in the rooms.

#72011-06-02 11:25:09

Everyone was wonderful, kind, helpful & extremely knowledgeable

#82019-03-06

good service

#92018-11-29

I admired the advanced technology used by the office. I am all for the use of technology.

#102011-05-05 10:59:36

What can we do better?

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Nothing that I could think of would be better.

#12019-09-24

No changes recommended at this time.

#22019-05-25

Everything was great thanks!

#32011-02-25 11:46:15

was fine

#42019-05-24

Keep it up!

#52019-05-12

Everything to date that your office has performed has been done professionally and expeditiously. It's a pleasure to deal with all the staff.

#62019-01-15

No comments, everything is great.

#72011-02-21 13:37:17

just keep giving me good news and no cancer.

#82019-05-20

There is nothing I can even think of! Wonderful Staff!!

#92011-09-09 15:04:20

Only the 30 minute wait time really should be shortened.

#102019-05-03
Customer Rating : 4.5

Based on 110 ratings