A. There are two options I think would be ideal: chemical peel and SilkPeel.
SilkPeel is a special kind of microdermabrasion. It not only uses a diamond fraize tip to mechanically remove the top-most layers of the skin, but also incorporates a technology called dermal infusion. With this dermal infusion, special solutions are driven deep into the epidermis to stimulate skin brightening and deeper dermal repair. The result is brighter skin, smaller pores and smoother texture. A series of 3-6 is needed, one every 1-4 weeks.
There is no downtime, pain or needles.A bonus is that the suction aspect of the SilkPeel system cleans your pores and improves any acne you may be having.
Q. I have very dark skin and have suffered with acne on my back for years. I am afraid of peels, but I need to do something about the dark spots the acne has left behind. Please suggest a treatment effective and safe for darker skin types.
A. Although some peels can be safely used on darker skin, the workhorse in my practice for many years now is SilkPeel. I was one of the first doctors in the United States to use this technology. It is a combination of abrasive, non-particle microdermabrasion and very diluted salicylic acid to brighten discolored skin. The dermal infusion results in improved skin quicker than traditional microdermabrasion. In my experience, a plus is that it does not lighten your normal skin color while fading the dark spots.
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