When a person is happy with the way they look, they feel more confident. They are able to interact well with others and develop good personal and business relationships. Some individuals require invasive cosmetic surgery in order address issues with their appearance that they don’t like. However, cosmetic surgery is not always needed. In fact, there are some minimally-invasive or non-invasive procedures that provide results that are close to those provided by cosmetic surgical procedures.
A glycolic acid peel is one such procedure. These peels are an effective way to minimize the size of pores and improve the overall appearance of a person’s face and neck. Since a glycolic acid peel is a medium grade peel, it is not designed to penetrate into deeper skin layers. They are designed to target the epidermis.
One of the primary benefits of this type of peel is that it will make the pores on your face look smaller. When a person has large pores, it is because their pores have a lot of dirt and bacteria clogging them. In addition to just looking unattractive, large pores can lead to blackheads. The glycolic peel works by removing the dead skin that is on the surface of your face. At the same time, dirt and bacteria that are clogging your pores is either removed or loosened. As a result, your pores can go back to their natural, smaller size.
Glycolic acid peels have been used to treat acne and acne scars. It does this by removing layers of dirt, dead skin and bacteria that cause your face to have acne in the first place. Once a glycolic peel has been performed, patients have a brighter and more even complexion.
When a person spends too much time in the sun, and especially when they have sunburns, the result can be dark spots on the surface of their skin. Glycolic acid peels remove the older layers of skin, which in turn minimizes the appearance of sunspots. At the same time, the peel itself causes the body’s natural healing factors to kick in, which will also help address sun damage.
The primary reason why people get a glycolic acid peel is because they want to fight the signs of aging. Let’s face it, no one wants to look older than they really are. Glycolic acid peels attack wrinkling and other symptoms of aging. It leaves your face with a more plumped appearance, reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
If you like the way you look, you will feel better about yourself and have confidence. A glycolic acid peel can help you to achieve this goal. At South Lake OB/GYN in Clermont, we can help you determine if this effective peel is right for your unique case. Contact our office today to schedule your appointment to learn more.