Vi Peel Procedure for Reversing Sun Damage
The Vi Peel is a traditional chemical peel. It is used by a patient who is looking to improve their appearance and can be used on the face, hands, chest, or other body areas that could be troubling the person. This peel is medical grade and is typically applied in a plastic surgeon’s office.
The Vi Peel has been able to correct many skin problems, including those related to uneven skin tone, discoloration, hyperpigmentation, acne scarring, wrinkles, lines, and other signs of aging. It can also help reduce the size of pores, but most patients interested in the peel are looking to reverse the effects of sun damage. It has been known to be successful in the removal of precancerous cells on some areas of the body.
It is important to note, however, that the Vi Peel does not hold an FDA approval in the United States. While studies have been conducted that shows the ingredients for this procedure are safe, the peel itself has been linked to some serious side effects. Many users have noted that they experienced pain and burning associated with the application of the peel. Some other users have experienced scarring, long term skin peeling and prolonged redness. Of course, the type of skin you have may or may not be suitable for this product and it is best to consult with a dermatologist of a plastic surgeon if you are considering the Vi Peel. While it is advertised that the Vi Peel is safe for everyone, this blanket statement has been proven to be false.
The Vi Peel is one of the more traditional chemical peels on the market and anyone who is considering this should go through a full skin evaluation. Depending on the severity of your skin problems and what you are trying to accomplish, there may be an alternative product to suit your needs better. Do thorough research and make sure you are comfortable with the advice of your plastic surgeon.