At Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging, we are pleased to offer you the Obagi Blue Peel and the Obagi Blue Peel Radiance.
The first signs of skin aging includes wrinkles and fine lines. An Obagi Blue Peel is a quick and straightforward in-office cosmetic procedure that can help remedy these adverse signs of aging.
The Blue Peel treatment is an effective method of restoring your skin to a more youthful state. It mixes TCA (Trichloracetic Acid), taken in various concentrations, in a blue pigmented solution that helps remove thin layers of aged and damaged skin from your face and/or body.
The blue solution helps to ensure your maximum safety during the procedure, because it allows your surgeon to precisely determine the depth of chemical penetration.
This is a revolutionary cosmetic skin treatment that has been adopted by skin specialists and cosmetic surgeons all over the world because it offers them the ability to administer the treatment in a customized fashion. This allows your cosmetic surgeon to tailor the treatment to fit your specific needs, which is usually not the case with similar skin-care treatments.
The Blue Peel involves the use of Trichloracetic acid (TCA) in various strengths, mixed with a Blue Dye. The Blue Dye enables Adley DaSilva to determine the precise depth of penetration of the TCA, ensuring your maximum safety.
This Blue Peel is indicated for the treatment of acne comedones and sun spots, epidermal and dermal pigmentation problems, fine lines and wrinkles, large pores and certain scars. It can result in skin tightening and moderate skin leveling.
Although burning will occur for several minutes, the physician administration of The Blue Peel typically does not require your sedation and takes less than an hour.
The Blue Peel is suitable for facial and non-facial skin and most skin types. There’s no risk of systemic toxicity with TCA, as is the case with the stronger and more dangerous Phenol peels.
Your skin needs to be “prepped” with the Obagi Nu-Derm System for 6-8 weeks before the Blue Peel is administered.
You must allow about 7-10 days to recover from the Blue Peel because the entire outside layer of your skin will slough off. As the old skin is shed, it will be replaced by new, healthy beautiful skin. You will be provided with instructions on the care of your skin after undergoing an Obagi Blue Peel.
A properly administered Obagi Blue Peel will typically result in a very nice degree of improvement, not unlike more expensive laser procedures, that typically costs three times as much as the Blue Peel. Some patients benefit from a second Blue Peel months later.
The Blue Peel procedure is effective in treating the following skin conditions:
• Sun damage
• Pigmentation/uneven skin tone
• Loose sagging skin
• Acne scars
The completion of the Obagi Blue Peel treatment typically takes 20 to 45 minutes, which makes it perfect for people who have busy lives and are short on time.
Once your cosmetic surgeon makes you feel comfortable, he will start prepping and cleaning your skin thoroughly before the treatment begins. The specialist will start applying one to four layers of the solution to the area that needs to be treated. The number of coats applied will vary depending on the unique aesthetic goals of each patient.
It is normal to experience slight discomfort during the Blue Peel procedure, but the degree of discomfort does not require you to be under sedation. Your skin may have a bluish tint once the treatment is over. However, this will wash off in a few days.
Obagi Blue Peel treatments are usually given in intervals of a few weeks until the patient and doctor are satisfied with the final results. For the majority of patients who undergo the procedure, one or two peels may be enough for achieving the desired aesthetic goals.
After the procedure is completed, your doctor will call you in for maintenance treatments so that the long-term benefits of the Blue Peel can be sustained.
It is important to know that the Blue Peel is a mild chemical peel and is extremely effective in exfoliating the outer skin layer. Regular exfoliation is necessary for restoring the natural health and beauty of your skin and to reduce the visible signs of skin aging on your face as well as your body.
People from all kinds of backgrounds and with varying skin problems can enjoy the benefits of the Obagi Blue Peel treatment. You simply need to be above the age of 18 years old and in good health to be a suitable candidate for the Blue Peel treatment.
The Obagi Blue Peel Radiance is a more mild peel that results in minimal downtime for you and typically requires a number of sessions. Depending on the indication for the Obagi Blue Peel Radiance, you will typically undergo 3 or more sessions, two weeks apart. Mild improvement is expected with each treatment.