PCA Peel is a cosmetic procedure that aims to remove the outermost layer of the skin to make it fresher and smoother than before. PCA peel is the latest inclusion in the series of chemical peels with easy procedure and more effectiveness. It is less invasive as compared to other chemical peels.
How is it Done?
PCA is a revolutionary addition to the series of chemical peels. It is less invasive that induce minimal discomfort. PCA peel is not a onetime harsh procedure but it is performed in intervals, which enables you to continue your regular routine.
What Concerns can be Treated?
PCA peel is highly effective in removing aging and sun damaged skin problems while making you look younger than your actual age. It is also useful for ablating the appearance of large pores.
Is Treatment Painful?
Since it is a non-invasive procedure, it does not induce any pain. The division of complete process into small intervals has made PCA less invasive than other types of chemical peels available.
Who is the Candidate?
Anyone who is seeking a less invasive and comfortable chemical procedure is a candidate to undergo PCA peel in Dubai. You will be provided a brief description of the candidacy of PCA peel at the time your consultation with our skincare expert at Euromed.
What to Expect?
Once you have undergone the procedure, your skin could get pinkish for several days. Your skin will shine more than expected during this period. After around 3 days post-treatment, your skin will begin chipping and turn out to be tight and dry. From here to around 5 days post-treatment, you can saturate your face daily. Avoid any extra flaking for at least ten days after the treatment. In the case that there are any symptoms, they will be minor and go away in few days.
After having your PCA peel procedure, you may immediately experience slight redness and swell in the treated areas, but this won’t stay for long and vanish away in few hours. You may also experience slight flake and stretch of the skin. Patients should follow the home care advice of their clinician after the treatment. Following post-op care instructions are also essential in getting the maximum outcomes from the treatment.
- Take full rest for a day after your first session.
- Do not apply cold water immediately after the procedure
- Avoid shower and swimming for at least 2 days
- Protect your treated areas from directly exposing to sun
- Do not exercise or lift heavy weights for few days after the procedure
- Use medications only if they are prescribed by your doctor
- Avoid using Retin-A for at least a week after the treatment
- Do not undergo any other cosmetic treatment until you are completely recovered
PCA Peel FAQ’s
Is there any downtime?
There is almost no downtime. It is an easy and lunchtime procedure so after receiving a treatment you can return to your work life immediately. Your skin will become red and shiny but you can resume your work as it does not affect your daily routine.
How much irritating is the procedure?
PCA peel is not much irritating. You will experience slight burning and bruise during the procedure.
Who is not a candidate?
Individuals who are not in good health, pregnant women or nursing, people with cystic acne, or people with skin infections are not candidates to undergo the PCA peel in Dubai.
Why advantages PCA peel has on other chemical peels?
PCA peel is less invasive and has minimal downtime. It does not have a one-time harsh procedure that is irritating as in the case of other chemical peels.
What is the difference between PCA and glycolic peels?
Glycolic acid will get dried out skin and make pores bigger after being used for a long time. PCA makes use of lactic and citrus acids which are skin-accommodating in light of the fact that they are characteristic constituents of your skin. PCA peels are novel since they are saturating and hydrating and leave your skin fresh, delicate and supple, the way it needs to be!
Book a Consultation
To get out the most out of your chemical peel, consult our expert dermatologist at the Euromed clinic Dubai. You just need to fill an online form and our representatives will hear you back soon.
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