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What is the best Chemical Peel for sun damaged skin?

My skin has darkened two shades I am Asian Indian. Sun damaged what type of peel will work?

The best chemical peel for you may not be the best chemical peel for someone else. This is why it is so important to come in for a consultation so that one of our practitioners can evaluate your condition in person. What medications are you on that might also be contributing to this condition? What type of “pattern” is there to the marks, or is it overall? Could it be a hormonal issue also? Do you wear a sunscreen everyday? Do you also have acne? Is your skin too sensitive to have a peel immediately–most darker skin types need to be prepped at home for at least two weeks prior to a peel. See my point? However, in general, one of the peels we perform at the practice that is targeted specifically for sundamaged skin is called the Cosmelan peel (which has a description on our website you can read further about). Also, the Greenwich VIP Peel is very effective and requires a series of 3 to 6 peels spaced 3 weeks apart, and specific homecare products in conjunction with a series is critical to achieving the desired results.

I hope this answers your question and hope to see you in person. Contact us to schedule a consultation so we can setup a plan of action specifically for you!

The Greenwich Medical Spa Staff

Male patient receiving an Emsculpt NEO treatment to the abdominal area.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can EMSCULPT NEO do for me?

EMSCULPT NEO is an amazing noninvasive body sculpting treatment. It’s perfect for patients who are looking to get summer body ready! With this state-of-the-art, two-in-one technology, you build muscle and burn fat at the same time! This treatment provides a 30% reduction in subcutaneous fat and 25% growth in muscle on the treated area after a recommended number of treatments.

How does EMSCULPT NEO work?

While you lie down and relax, EMSCULPT NEO sends high-intensity energies deep below your skin, making your muscles contract in a big way that is like doing thousands of crunches or squats in a few minutes. While your muscles are contracting, the energy from the applicator simultaneously sends warmth to your fat cells, heating them up to the point of destruction. So you build real muscle from the contractions while destroying fat cells that are later naturally eliminated by your body.

How many EMCULPT NEO treatments will I need?

The recommended treatment plan is 4-6 treatments, one week apart. Depending on the patient, you may see improvement in your muscle tone, core strength and posture within a few weeks. And you’ll see fat reduction continue for about 12 weeks after your last treatment.

Are there any patients for whom you do not recommend EMSCULPT NEO?

EMSCULPT NEO is great because it has been shown to be safe and approved for all body and skin types. Contraindications include hernia, recent surgery, and pregnancy, so if a patient has any of these conditions, they should wait until they don’t to get EMSCULPT NEO.

What is the difference between CoolSculpting and EMSCULPT NEO?

CoolSculpting is a well-known treatment that is excellent for reducing unwanted fat in targeted areas. EMSCULPT NEO also reduces fat, but it has the benefit of building muscle, which is what its predecessor EMSCULPT was made to do.

Which treatment you choose depends on what your body needs and your personal goals. If you have great muscle tone and only need to get rid of some extra fat in a specific area like your abdomen or below your chin, CoolSculpting is an excellent option. But if you have loss of muscle tone and need more of a lift or tightening to a certain area like your abs or butt, EMSCULPT NEO is your two-in-one solution.

What is your favorite thing about EMSCULPT NEO?

Not only is this treatment super convenient with one treatment lasting only 30 minutes, but there is also no downtime! Patients can go about their day as they normally would immediately after their visit.

Greenwich Med Spa