Skin Rejuvenation Treatments
- Q How should I prepare for a glycolic peel?
Dr. Arthur Perry, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryGlycolic peels are the "lunch-hour peels." But they are not really peels -- true peeling would be considered a complication. During this procedure, the skin is prepared with two weeks of home glycolic acid products. No peel can be performed if... Full Answer
- Q What is alpha hydroxyl acid?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineAlpha hydroxyl acid is a substance found in many skin creams. It works by increasing skin turnover—that is, it irritates your epidermis, removing dead epidermis, causing your skin to think it needs to rejuvenate and produce new cells, which has the... Full Answer
- Q What are some non-invasive options for facial rejuvenation?
Dr. William Kestin, OphthalmologyAny number of relatively non-invasive options are available these days. Of course, a series of small injections is involved, but facial lines and wrinkles caused by the action of a muscle or group of muscles are best dealt with by relaxing those... Full Answer