When it comes to rejuvenating your skin, one treatment has been popular for decades: chemical peels. While the benefits of chemical peels are well documented, we are entering an era of new advancements in skincare that offer equal, if not better, results. Today, we will discuss why chemical peels have been a go-to solution and introduce some innovative alternatives available at the Aesthetic Associates Centre in Amherst, NY, led by the renowned Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr., MD.
Chemical peels work by using a solution of different acids to exfoliate and eventually peel off the top layers of the skin. This process reveals a smoother, less wrinkled, and more youthful complexion underneath. The benefits of chemical peels extend beyond this, as they can also improve acne scars, sun damage, and uneven skin tones.
However, not everyone may be a suitable candidate for chemical peels. Certain skin types, particularly those with darker complexions, may risk hyperpigmentation. Similarly, individuals with sensitive skin might experience severe redness and peeling. That’s where our unique offerings come into play.
At the Aesthetic Associates Centre, we offer PCA Facial Peels, a revolutionary enhancement of the traditional Jessner’s peel. The combined action of lactic acid, salicylic acid, kojic acid, citric acid, and resorcinol provides a safer application, a more comfortable treatment, and amplified skin benefits compared to conventional chemical peels.
Furthermore, we offer a variety of peel alternatives, such as TCA and lactic blended peels, retinoid peels and boosters, and treatments customized to your specific needs. Each of these treatments delivers the benefits of chemical peels but with less risk of side effects.
One standout treatment is the Environ® Active Vitamin Facial. This facial uses state-of-the-art technology to drive the most active forms of Vitamin A, C, and antioxidants deep into the skin’s lower layers. The outcome is stimulated collagen, improved elasticity, increased hydration, and a noticeable boost in radiance.
Another innovative alternative to chemical peels is the PhotoFacial. This procedure uses intense pulses of light to break up skin blemishes and improve texture and tone. The results are healthier skin without any downtime, proving more effective than both microdermabrasion and chemical peels.
For those dealing with acne, our Acne Facial is ideal. It focuses on treating the direct cause of acne problems, providing a specialized treatment that includes a deep cleanse, extractions, and peel application. For chronic acne scars, we also offer laser treatments.
Next up is the TriaWave MediFacial. This groundbreaking treatment employs a combination of low-frequency iontophoresis, pulsed sonophoresis, and microcurrents. These can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, uneven skin color, sagging skin, and dehydration. And the best part? The TriaWave allows for much deeper penetration than a standard hydrofacial treatment!
Finally, let’s talk about FROZEN C, a technological breakthrough that delivers medically therapeutic levels of extreme cold comfortably. This process triggers the body’s natural response to cold, increasing blood flow to the skin and ushering in important growth factors for skin rejuvenation.
While chemical peels have their place in skincare, these innovative alternatives can offer superior results with less risk and more comfort. To experience these cutting-edge treatments and discover which one is best for you, book an appointment with Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr., MD at the Aesthetic Associates Centre. Here’s to the future of skincare – a future beyond traditional chemical peels.