Now that it is winter, it’s a good time to get that chemical peel you have been thinking about all summer. A chemical peel is like giving your face a fresh start. It can address skin concerns ranging from hyperpigmentation, acne scars, wrinkles, skin tone and dehydrated skin among other things. The truth is, your skin spent a lot of time enjoying the beautiful sunny weather we are blessed with in San Diego. And, while warm weather pleases most of us, sunlight can also damage your skin. Blemishes, pigment spots, raised veins, redness and wrinkles are all a result of sun exposure, and moisturizing cream can only do so much. In fact, the dead cells on the outermost layer of your skin can actually block the effects of your moisturizer no matter how good it is.
Platelet-rich plasma is used in, sports medicine, dentistry, and more recently in dermatology for skin rejuvenation. Platelet-rich plasma has long been known as an effective treatment in various surgical and medical fields. Today, it is catching the attention of many for its ability to revitalize skin. Both the face and neck areas can be treated. Additionally, it is also used to improve the appearance of acne scars. Because platelet-rich plasma increases type I collagen and works to repair and regenerate damaged tissues, it has the potential to promote the rejuvenation of aged or prematurely aging skin caused by repeated exposure to UV rays.