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3 Pro-Strength Chemical Peels for Every Hyperpigmentation Problem

Lasers tend to steal the limelight, but chemical peels are another tried-and-true, dermatologist-approved method for fading pigmentation.

“A chemical peel involves the application of different types of chemical solutions to the skin,” explains New York City board-certified dermatologist Dr. Kautilya Shaurya. “These acids interact with proteins to cause peeling and exfoliation.” Different types, combinations, and concentrations of acids result in the skin’s peeling at different depths; there are superficial, medium, and deep-level chemical peels.

Not only are peels more cost-effective than laser treatments (typically a fraction of the price), but because they don’t utilize heat energy, they’re often considered a better line of treatment for pigmentation issues—like sunspots, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (the dark marks pimples leave behind), and the notoriously stubborn melasma.

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Source: RealSelf – 3 Pro-Strength Chemical Peels for Every Hyperpigmentation Problem By, Rebecca Dancer

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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