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What is better chemical peel or microneedling?

What is better chemical peel or microneedling?

Schedule both. Microneedling can restore collagen where sunlight has broken it down, creating a lasting reduction of wrinkles and sagging skin. Chemical peels safely burn away the top layer of your damaged skin and a new layer of skin appears, smoother and more youthful looking.

More about Microneedling.

Microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that’s used to treat skin concerns via collagen production. Also known as collagen induction therapy, this treatment may help those looking to reduce the appearance of acne scars and stretch marks.

It’s also used in certain anti-aging procedures, such as eyelid surgery and sun spots. Though more research is needed, studies have shown the potential benefits of microneedling in promoting hair growth.

You may be an ideal candidate for this procedure if you’re in good health and have certain skin concerns that haven’t responded to home treatments or other types of dermatologic procedures, such as peels.

This may also be a final step before considering cosmetic surgery for anti-aging and other concerns. Learn more about microneedling and talk to your dermatologist to see if this is the right option for your skin.

How long does microneedling last?

Your results will last anywhere from three to five months, and many patients schedule follow-up treatments twice a year to maintain their results. Taking good care of your skin through a conscientious at-home beauty routine can help preserve your results.

More about Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are used to remove damaged skin cells, revealing healthier skin underneath there are different types of peels: light, medium, and deep

Safety: when conducted by a board-certified dermatologist, plastic surgeon, licensed healthcare provider, or trained skin care specialist, chemical peels are exceptionally safe it’s essential to follow your provider’s post-op instructions carefully.

Convenience: light chemical peels and deep chemical peels can require two to three weeks of recovery time the procedures can last anywhere from 30 minutes to 90 minutes

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