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Are you ready for facial resurfacing? Maybe you’re feeling dissatisfied with your pigmentation due to spotting or discoloration. If so, you may be be ready to consider a chemical peel. Many people have already experienced the big benefits of chemical peels. It’s important to be informed about what they are in your decision making process. Here’s some information to help you decide if a chemical peel is right for you.

Most people, when they begin noticing facial discolorations, begin by using topical creams to help alleviate the problem. Often the creams claim to hydrate the skin quickly to even the appearance of skin tone over time. Creams also claim to illuminate and dramatically brighten your skin without a chemical peel. While this is a good first step, often the creams fail to live up to their claims. You may want to try this first to see if it works for you, but don’t expect dramatic change.

If facial creams do not work sufficiently for you, chemical peels can treat pigmentation issues, including brown or purple-colored spots and visible, tiny blood vessels. These discolored skin patches develop due to a difference in melanin levels. Melanin is a natural substance in your body that gives color to the skin and protects it from the sun. Skin discoloration happens when too much melanin is produced in any given area. A chemical peel removes the top layer of the skin. The peeling process can take away the spots, replacing them with a smoother, more uniform skin color and texture. Chemical peels also have the ability to remove some precancerous skin lesions. Healthy skin then heals from below.

During the chemical peel procedure, you shouldn’t feel any pain. You may experience slightly increased sensitivity after the treatment. Do not exfoliate for 48 hours after your chemical peel to avoid irritation or discomfort to your newly resurfaced skin. Avoid working out for 24 hours afterward. Be sure to drink plenty of water to protect your skin and prolong your amazing results from your treatment.

At San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive & Laser Surgery we offer chemical peel options for you. We’ve seen great results for our patients, and we’d love to discuss how we could help you with your skin resurfacing needs.

Posted on behalf of San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive & Laser Surgery
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Christina G.

I had several nasal/sinus issues including a severely deviated septum and a dorsal hump, which I wasn't crazy about. Dr Ransom did both the medical and aesthetic parts of my surgery and he did a wonderful job! While I did have some swelling, I didn't experience much bruising at all. I loved that he left the natural look of my nose just making small corrections. My breathing has GREATLY improved. His office staff was super helpful in scheduling and making sure payment and everything was very clear. I am very, very, very pleased with my results!!

Tk I.

I had a terrible surf accident in Bali and needed to get 50 stitches to repair what the reef did to my face. I had emergency cosmetic surgery in Bali the day of the accident. Immediately when i got back to the states i was introduced to Dr Ransom through some mutual friends. I was searching for the best cosmetic surgeon in San Francisco to help in my recovery. He and his team have been amazing! he helped establish a plan for my post-op wound care/treatment and administered some initial laser treatments. Dr Ransom and his team are extremely knowledgeable and very patient / helpful. I am very grateful for their help and support. I am finally looking normal again!

Joey B.

I had three issues with my nose - which inhibited my breathing: 1- broken nose, 2 - narrow nostrils that collapsed when I inhaled through my nose, 3 - deviated septum. When I was living in New York, I went to see a doctor about my breathing issues, and he said my skin was too thin and there was likely nothing he could do to rectify the problem. Dr. Ransom was recommended by an ENT I saw through One Medical. As soon as he saw him, he said he could easily fix my nose, and remove the bump that had formed from the trauma. His confidence and strong sense of self immediately put me at ease, and I had little doubt that he could accomplish exactly what he promised. He showed me a modified picture of my nose , and really liked what he proposed. The end result very closely matched what he promised. Not only can I now breath much more easily through my nose, it looks much better. He managed to make it look like an improved version of itself, however I still look like me, and unless I tell anyone I had it done, it's not overly noticeable, which I prefer. I'm pretty vain and very critical, and I can say that Dr. Ransom is great, and comes highly recommended.

Edward T.

Doctor Evan Ransom took my surgery on relatively short order and did a wonderful job. He is very talented and has a nice friendly professional support staff. I can not thank him enough, he was calm, caring, professional and interested in the follow results of his work . He seemed to bring a certain artistry to the profession.

Lisa C.

Dr. Ransom is a talented physician. He is knowledgeable, professional and goes the extra mile to make you feel comfortable during your treatments. He has been blessed with an artistic eye which brings wonderful results. I highly recommend Dr. Ransom and would refer all of my friends and family members to choose him as their physician.

Cheryl H.

Dr Ransom is very kind, honest, and conscience doctor. I was referred by my best friend, she is also Doctor Ransom patient. She has so much good things said about Doctor Ransom. So I had a face lift done by Doctor Ransom on July 2015. He did a wonderful job on my face and I have a lot of compliments on my face. So if anyone want to get their face done. I would highly recommended Doctor Ransom to you. I give Doctor Ransom a five stars.

Jill P.

I have currently been getting botox regularly with Dr. Ransom and he does a fantastic job. My previous doctor's office moved to another location where it was no longer convenient. I didn't realize what I was missing until I went to Dr. Ransom. I felt really comfortable, but most important he did a terrific job blowing my previous doctor out of the park. (Sometimes it's good switch it up a bit to make sure you are getting the best treatment.) On top of that, Dee the office manager is an incredible asset to the office. She personalizes your visit and relationship with the office to an extent I have never experienced before. I even get follow up calls to see how I am doing after a treatment. I highly recommend Dr. Ransom for his great work, and his team's impeccable customer service.

Arielle C.

Dr. Ransom and Dee are the BEST! Whether it's aesthetic or reconstructive, I'd trust him over and over again with my face.