Peel Back a New You

While the word, “peel” might make you nervous there is no need to worry. Nothing actually peels off during this process. A chemical peel works by dissolving the upper layers of the skin, which in turn stimulates the body’s healing response, causing new tissue to emerge. This type of skin regeneration induces collagen growth and provides a general resurfacing of the face, which is smoother and has improved texture.

Skin ages the more sun exposure it gets, and here in Austin we get our fair share of sunshine. If you have spent too much time in the sun, a chemical peel can help your skin heal from that damage. That is why Austin dermatologist Ted Lain offers the most effective and safe chemical peels available. Dr. Lain will meet with you, discuss the different peel options, give you recommendations, and answer any questions you may have. Based on whether you are trying to treat fine wrinkles, sunspots, acne scars, areas of dryness, or uneven pigmentation, the experts at Austin skin care can help you.

Peels Used at Dr. Ted Lain’s Offices:

Glycolic/Salicylic, Vitalize Peel, TCA 15%, TCA 30% and Skin Brightening Peel


Is a middle chemical peel; it focuses on the outer skin layer into the middle layers of the skin. The goal of this peel is to remove the damaged skin cells from your body. This is also a popular method to remove age spost, sun spots, freckles, etc. While it is known best for the treatments mentioned above it can also be used to treat skin that is rough.

Vitalize Peel

This peel is a superficial peel. This peel doesn’t penetrate deep into the skin and is mostly used for the surface layer of the skin. This is a great choice for people who are looking to refresh their skin or take care of dry/rough patches they may have. It is able to brighten the skin and provide beautiful results with no down time.

TCA 15 Peel

A peel used to treat the outermost layer of skin is called a TCA peel. A chemical, TCA, is applied to the skin to slowly remove the outmost layer of skin from the body. Usinng this peel will allow a healthier layer of skin to emerge to the surface. TCA will treat problems like an uneven skintown and slight pigmentation problems.

TCA 30 Peel

This treatment is the same as the TCA 15 peel only has a stronger chemical makeup. This product will provide the same results but can handle slightly more complicated skin imperfections.

Skin Brightening Peel

If you are looking for a peel that is going to improve the brightness of your skin tone this is the right choice. Skin brightening peels work by including melanin inhibiting ingredients that work to brighten the skin tone as the other ingredients work to remove other skin imperfections.





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