At Glamour Plastic Surgery and Med Spa in Houston, the VI Peel is provided for our patients in Houston, Sugar Land, Katy, and nearby areas, by an expert staff of professionals led by Dr. Olga Bachilo, one of Houston’s most dedicated and trusted plastic surgeons.
VI Peel in Houston, TX
HOW IT WORKS
Does your aging skin need some revitalization in order to feel smooth and firm again? The VI Peel is a specialized skin care treatment that provides dramatic rejuvenation to facial skin without the need for surgery or dermal injections. In just seven days, the VI Peel can uncover glowing new skin to take years off your facial appearance and restore your skin’s smoothness, elasticity, and radiance.
How Does the VI Peel Work to Treat Aging Skin?
The VI Peel is designed to gently lift off the skin’s outermost layer, along with the dulling debris and dead skin cells that can mar the appearance of your facial skin. Through specific plant-based acids, the peel works to lift away impurities and debris that dull the skin’s natural radiance. Once the peel is applied, it takes about seven days for the outer layer of skin to peel off naturally, revealing a healthy and glowing layer of new skin cells. The VI Peel also diminishes the appearance of uneven pigmentation, age spots, freckles, acne scars, lines, and wrinkles as well as other minor imperfections found on the skin’s surface layer.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. To further enhance your skin’s health and appearance, the VI peel may be combined with other treatments such as dermal fillers. If you choose to undergo plastic surgery, such as a facelift, you may undergo VI Peels once your skin has fully healed from the surgery.
The VI Peel is a powerful treatment that should not be attempted by patients at home on their own, as the application requires training and precision, and is best performed under the supervision of a licensed medical professional. VI Peels are available only through practitioner offices and licensed clinical facilities and the manufacturer of the VI Peel does not support or condone its sale via any commercial sites.
The VI Peel can be done often as every 2 weeks, if necessary, to treat pigmentation and scarring. Once desired results are achieved, the peel can be done every 3-4 months as maintenance.
The VI Peel accelerates exfoliation and removes many layers of skin and helps to smooth out depressed scarring.
Initially, when the peel solution is applied, it is normal for the skin to feel tingly, itchy and hot. However, there is an ingredient called Phenol that helps to numb the skin on the first pass.
The VI Peel works on a cellular level to attack the melanocytes that makeup pigmentation and through the process of accelerated exfoliation, the pigment is lifted and sloughed away.
Make up may be worn the day after the peel but should not be applied on the days that the skin is peeling.
The solution needs to be on the skin for at least 5 hours before exercising, however sweating may cause discomfort and irritation.
Every VI Peel has a take-home kit that contains all of the products that are needed to care for your skin post peel.
Peeling may start around day 2 or 3 and can resume up to 10 days, but typically around 7 days.
While there are no conclusive studies that show the negative effects of chemical peels on pregnant and breastfeeding women, the FDA does recommend that pregnant and breastfeeding women avoid ingredients such as hydroquinone, salicylic acid and retinoids.
The VI Peel is great for all skin types from dry to oily and light to dark skin tones without any prior preparation for the skin.
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