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Chemical Peels for the Face and Body

Facial peels refresh and rejuvenate the skin and get rid of the sallow color. The skin is brighter and smoother with smaller pores. Peels remove brown marks, sun damage, and blackheads. Lighter peels are done in a series for best results with peels done at 2-4 week intervals. Maintenance keeps your new look with chemical peels done every 8-12 weeks. Medium peels can be done every year or so with nice tightening of the skin in addition to the other benefits. Come in and discuss which peel is best for you.

Below is a list of some of the peels we offer:

The Blue Peel

Blue for a Day - Healthier skin for a lifetime

When it comes to your skin, there are many reasons to get the blues - blemishes, acne scars, wrinkles, uneven pigmentation and sun damage. If you want healthier, smoother looking skin, now there's a way to dramatically improve your complexion, in just a day. It all starts with the Blue Peel.

What is the Obagi Blue Peel?

The Blue Peel is an in-office procedure designed to significantly improve the appearance and health of your skin. Using a low concentration of the chemical tricholoracetic acid (TCA) mixed with a special blue base to slow penetration, the Blue Peel effectively remove the thin surface layers of damaged skin to an appropriate monitored depth. These dead skin cells are replaced by healthier ones, allowing the skin's own clarity and tightness to resurface. The procedure is performed by a doctor, who is specialized trained and experienced in using this highly effective peel.

What is unique about the Blue Peel?

Unlike alpha-hydroxy peels, glycolic peels, or other superficial procedures, the Blue Peel allows controlling the depth of the peel and the number of coats applied to tailor the process for your skin's specific needs.

How will my skin look after recovery?

When your skin has completely finished peeling, you will immediately notice how dramatically your complexion is improved. Your skin's appearance will continue to improve for the next 4 to 6 weeks, becoming firmer, clearer, smoother, healthier and more youthful looking.

Combine the Blue Peel with other procedures

Dr. Narins is trained to combine the Blue Peel with other procedures to effectively achieve even more dramatic results in the same time period. Talk to her about the possible combinations that may be best for your skin.

Applying Makeup After a Blue Peel

To best aid in the recovery process, apply makeup once the skin is completely healed.

The Blue Peel can be Repeated

Several peels may be necessary to achieve the desired result. The peels can be performed every 6 to 8 weeks. In most cases, one to three Blue Peels will dramatically improve many skin problems.

Glycolic Rejuvenation Peels

The Glycolic Rejuvenation Peel can make you look dramatically younger and more beautiful resulting in a temporary turning back of the clock.

Banish blotchy, dry, wrinkled or unevenly pigmented skin, as well as acne and blackheads. This peel will improve the skins appearance, by actually replacing damaged cells, erasing years of sun damage and aging. Studies prove that Glycolic Rejuvenation stimulates the formation of new collagen for a younger, fresher complexion while actually building new skin layers. Your improved appearance is the result of completely new fresh skin.

All skin tones can be treated with this peel.

Safe and Gentle

The Glycolic Rejuvenation is perfect for the busy person who wants quick results. A specially formulated concentrated form of Glycolic Acid, a natural nontoxic fruit product derived from sugarcane, is applied to the skin. After one to two days, a mild non-visible peeling follows ... and soon your skin is beautiful and glowing. You can continue all your routine activities during treatment.

The Glycolic Rejuvenation lightens age spots, restores sun-damaged cells, fades uneven discolorations, smoothes skin texture, improves very superficial wrinkles temporarily and stimulates collagen for a healthier, younger complexion. It can improve the face, neck, chest, back, arms and hands - virtually anywhere skin rejuvenation is desired.

For best results a series of 6 non-visible glycolic acid peels at 1-3 week intervals is advised. To maintain optimal results, have a treatment at 1-3 month intervals. 

Is Glycolic Rejuvenation Right for You?

Everyone can benefit from the Glycolic Rejuvenation Skin Peel. This mild, gentle peel produces dramatic results, the recovery is quick with no time taken from work or family. Darker skin tones can safely be treated with a natural blending of skin colors. Whether you are 20 or 70, you can begin a program of skin rejuvenation to keep your skin looking great.

The Glycolic Rejuvenation provides improved skin without the risks, discomfort and the long recovery of deeper peels. There is no need for bandaging or other inconvenience. Your skin will be a normal color, you will be able to tan normally and wear your favorite cosmetics. Best of all, you will have a smooth, beautiful complexion in weeks.

No change of routine is necessary while undergoing Glycolic Peel Rejuvenation.

Medium Chemical Peel Rejuvenation

Medium TCA (Trichloracetic Acid) Peels are used to change the surface and texture of facial or body skin for years

The way you see yourself determines how you feel, think and act. When you feel good about your appearance, you face the world with confidence. Your fresh, new face and glowing skin can be a valuable asset to enhance your personal and professional image.

Now with the help of the skilled physicians at the Dermatology Surgery & Laser Center, you can create the beautiful face you want to show to the world. Years of damage and signs of aging can be erased. You can improve the quality, texture and color of your skin through the applications of one of the scientifically developed skin rejuvenation peels; either TCA (trichloracetic acid) or Jessner's.

TCA and Jessner's Skin Rejuvenation Peels restore sun damaged cells, remove pre cancerous areas, and stimulate collagen formation for a healthier, younger complexion. They are today's revolutionary treatment to whisk away wrinkles, smooth unevenly pigmented skin or repair acne scars in people of all ages.

Dr. Rhoda S. Narins has had years of experience performing these peels which have been used for years. They are easy to use in the hands of experienced physician and provide predictable results without surgery.

What a TCA or a Jessner's Peel Rejuvenation can do For You

  • Look younger and freshen your skin
  • Remove age spots and fade skin discolorations
  • Smooth skin texture
  • Improve dull skin color
  • Improve superficial & medium depth wrinkles (TCA only)
  • Improve superficial acne scarring (TCA only)
  • Remove unsightly blemishes and pecancerous Spots (TCA only)
  • Vanish Sun freckles and "liver spots" on your shoulders, hands and face

Whether you are 20 or 70, you can begin a program to keep your skin looking great.

Jessner's Peel Rejuvenation

This is the lighter of the two medium peels. it is meant for the younger, less sun-damaged person. Several coats of this specially formulated solution are placed on the skin. There is no discomfort immediately after the procedure. Your skin will look brownish-red or sunburned for 2-3 days and then peel like a sunburn for 2-3 days, leaving a "new you." You can return to work and apply makeup in 5-7 days.

TCA Peel Rejuvenation

This is the stronger of the two medium peels and is meant for older, more sun-damaged skin. The procedure takes under an hour. There is no discomfort immediately after the procedure but for one week after there is some swelling and crusting. You can return to work and apply makeup after only a week.

After 5 to 6 days, your skin will begin to peel. Your new skin will appear fresh, clear and beautiful! TCA skin rejuvenation provides dramatically improved skin without the risks, discomforts and long recovery of phenol peels. Recovery is quick.

Medium Peels/UltraPulse Laser Combined Peels

Some patients have very deep lines around the lips or crow's feet around the eyes. A laser peel is done in these areas and one of the medium peels is used on the rest of the face to evenly blend all areas.

Medium Peels for the Body

Medium Peels can also be used to get rid of the "muddy" look, wrinkling, pigmented spots and pre cancerous sun damaged lesions on the face, neck, chest, hands, arms, back, scalp, and legs.

Getting Started

Women and men from Westchester County, Manhattan, and other parts of New York City visit dermatologic cosmetic surgeon Dr. Rhoda Narins for facial peels, wrinkle treatments, liposuction, and laser skin treatments. Call (914) 684-1000 (White Plains) to schedule an appointment and learn more.