Rao Plastic & Hand Surgery

Chemical Peels

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A chemical peel in Tucson at Rao Plastic & Hand Surgery may be just what you need to rejuvenate skin that has been affected by acne, sun or age. A chemical peel is one of the most effective nonsurgical ways to achieve clearer, younger-looking skin.

Request your consultation online or call (520) 209-2500 to learn how board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Rao can help you achieve smooth, soft, healthy-looking skin with chemical peels.

A Word from Your Chemical Peels Specialist

Chemical peels are excellent for bringing about a healthy, youthful appearance for your skin. And because of the variety of chemical peel options available, we can better adapt treatment plans to uniquely fit people.

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A Word from Your Chemical Peels Specialist

Arun Jay Rao, M.D.

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Learn About Chemical Peels

Why chemical peels may be right for me

Women and men in Tucson may choose chemical peel treatments to achieve the following aesthetic goals:

  • Treat acne and acne scars
  • Correct uneven pigmentation and sun damage
  • Smooth out wrinkles and fine lines
  • Refresh and soften rough or scaly skin

Dr. Rao will spend time with you evaluating the color and condition of your skin and guiding you to the best treatment for your needs.

My procedure

Chemical peel treatments are used to remove damaged outer layers of skin and range from light to deep. Deeper treatments may involve a pre-treatment process to achieve better results. During the treatment, the chemical solution is brushed on and left to penetrate for a specific amount of time, depending on your needs and the type of peel. Then the chemical solution is neutralized.

My results

Following a chemical peel, a person's skin will gradually slough off over the course of days or weeks. The extent of the recovery from a peel depends on the type and depth of the peel. Ultimately fresh, healthier-looking skin appears to replace the old.

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