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Chemical Peel

Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery offers effective chemical peels to improve the texture and quality of your skin and to repair sun damage, improve the appearance of melasma and acne. Our team can help you choose the right treatment for you, teaching you how to maintain your results and protect your skin with personalized skin care recommendations.

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Sometimes a healthier complexion is hiding just below the surface. Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery offers two types of chemical peels designed to improve the texture and quality of your skin while revealing your naturally healthy, beautiful complexion.

A chemical peel is a non-surgical treatment that helps diminish fine lines and wrinkles, repair sun-damaged skin and improve various skin conditions such as acne and melasma. Chemical peels work by removing targeted outer layers of damaged skin, exposing the underlying skin and enabling new, healthy skin cells to generate; this process effectively resurfaces the treated area. Chemical peels require little-to-no downtime or discomfort and are a wonderful alternative to laser treatment at a fraction of the cost. Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery performs both Illuminize and Vitalize peels at our Nashville plastic surgery office.

Our provider will start the chemical peel treatment by thoroughly cleansing your skin to remove excess oil. After covering your eyes and hair, she will add the peel solution to your skin. The application removes damaged, dead and dull skin cells, exposing the underlying skin. This enables fresh skin cells to regenerate.

Do you want to restore your youthful appearance and improve the overall look of your skin while minimizing sun damage, melasma and acne? Schedule a consultation today!

Illuminize Peel For Vibrant, Radiant Skin

SkinMedica’s Illuminize treatment is a great option for patients who want to improve mild skin imperfections, achieve a more uniform complexion and restore their youthful appearance. This gentle chemical peel is designed to glow, brighten and tighten the skin, giving you the dewy look you’ve always wanted. With little to no visible peeling, Illuminize chemical peels are great for first-time patients who want to improve their skin’s overall appearance.

Get Youthful, Smooth Skin With A Vitalize Peel

For patients with mild-to-moderate skin imperfections, SkinMedica’s Vitalize treatment can help smooth the appearance of the skin and reverse the signs of aging and sun damage. This chemical peel addresses fine lines, wrinkles and unevenness caused by acne scarring and other pigmentary changes (melasma). After a Vitalize chemical peel treatment, patients will see a noticeable difference with compelling results coming after their third to sixth consecutive treatment.


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Note: During Chemical Peel and Laser procedures, we use the Zimmer Cryo 6 Cooling System for your maximum comfort.

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