Chemical Peel / Microdermabrasion

Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion from Summit Skin & Vein Care

Imagine being able to lift away years of damage from your skin to reveal beautiful, youthful skin that is soft, smooth, and supple. Both chemical peels and microdermabrasion gently exfoliate the dead cell layers on the surface of your skin so you can have the healthy, vibrant glow of your dreams.With these simple, tried-and-true procedures we are able to increase blood flow to stimulate collagen and elastin production so your skin can be renewed and refreshed from things like hyperpigmentation, acne, scarring, and sun damage. Show off your skin the way it was always meant to be.

Skincare Facial Treatment At Day SpaChemical Peels in Lee’s Summit

When you get a chemical peel at Summit Skin & Vein Care, we carefully monitor your progress during the procedure and customize the chemical peel to your specific skin care needs. We only perform physician strength procedures. We can perform a chemical peel treatment over your lunch hour or after work because there is no “downtime”. You can immediately return to normal activities because the chemical peels we perform do not cause excessive flakiness or redness of your skin.

Chemical Peels and Acne

If you have acne scars, chemical peels are a great way to fade those away to reveal healthy new skin. But did you know that you can get a chemical peel even if you have active acne? Chemical peels are a wonderful treatment for red pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and even the dreaded cystic acne. Our chemical peels are formulated for your skin’s specific needs—for example, if you have active acne we will likely do either a glycolic or salicylic peel as they have anti-inflammatory properties that prevent the growth of bacteria that leads to acne and even reduce skin oil secretions. It also improves the texture of your skin which helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes as they heal.

Chemical peels are a great preventative tool for acne-sufferers as well because it gets rid of the oils and dead skin cells that are trapped in the surface of your skin. These trapped particles create deep blockages that lead to painful cystic acne—clearing your pores with a chemical peel is a great preventive skin care measure.

Microdermabrasion Featuring The DiamondTome™ Resurfacing Treatment

Microdermabrasion exfoliates the topmost layer of skin, leaving it more supple and vibrant by promoting the growth of healthy new skin cells. At Summit Skin & Vein Care, our microdermabrasion treatments are administered by a trained aesthetician or nurse using the DiamondTome™ Resurfacing treatment. It is a crystal-free, physician-grade, non-invasive, and pain-free treatment that requires no downtime. The DiamondTome™ wand removes the topmost layer of skin by gently exfoliating the skin with natural diamond chips, while at the same time vacuuming away the dead skin cells.

Physicians regard DiamondTome™ as being more gentle and effective than other exfoliating systems, even at higher settings. The length of the treatment and number of treatments vary depending on the skin type and condition. Results are gradual but highly effective. Most people experience softer, smoother skin after their first treatment.

Why consider a chemical peel or microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion and chemical peels can reduce the effects of aging on the skin’s surface. Years of sun exposure and the aging process take their toll on the face, creating lines, wrinkles, and changes in texture and color. Other areas of the body—such as the neck, chest, arms, and hands—can also experience these changes over time.Getting a chemical peel or microdermabrasion also stimulates the elastic tissue beneath the surface of the skin, resulting in a healthier and firmer appearance.

Chemical Peel vs. Microdermabrasion

The main difference between a chemical peel and microdermabrasion is that a chemical peel is a chemical exfoliation and microdermabrasion is a physical exfoliation. While the word “chemical” has some negative connotations, when it comes to exfoliation, we are using safe, naturally-occurring substances. The most commonly used chemical exfoliators are Alpha Hydroxy acids (AHAs) and Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHAs). If you are unsure of whether a chemical or a physical exfoliation would be best for your skin, simply give us a call and we would be happy to consult with you.

Is it safe to get both a chemical peel and microdermabrasion?

If you are having the services performed by professionals like those at Summit Skin &Vein Care, it is perfectly safe to have both of these procedures performed. In fact, for optimal results, you may want to consider medical microdermabrasion. This is a chemical peel followed by a crystal-free microdermabrasion. This procedure is a great way to alleviate certain conditions for smoother, healthier skin. To set an appointment for a chemical peel or microdermabrasion in our convenient Lee’s Summit location that is easily accessed from all of the Kansas City area, contact us today!

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