Medium depth chemical peels
include TCA and/or Jessner's peels. These procedures involve placing a chemical on the face using Q-tips. The outer layer of old skin is removed, leaving a clean refreshed layer to heal in about 5 days. This procedure in done in an office setting with no anesthesia and be very effective for light wrinkles and spots.
can be performed with either a glycolic acid formulation or with Power Peel (microdermabrasion), which utilizes tiny crystals to gently smooth the skin. These peels require no downtime and provide a cumulative effect, so a nice improvement in the skin tone and pores should be seen after 8-10 treatments. Then a light peel can be performed on an as-needed basis to maintain the result.
The plastic surgeons at Associates in Plastic Surgery will determine the best procedure for your needs and give you a nice, natural improvement.