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Chemical Peels

Duración del Tratamiento


30 Minutes, 4 Sessions






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12 Months



Not required



USD 50

Chemical Peels in Argentina

The peeling or skin exfoliation consists in producing the renewal of the superficial layers of the skin producing a rapid cell turnover. The chemical peel uses different chemicals to improve the skin texture. Another treatment to exfoliate and resurfaces the skin is the Diamond Microdermabrasion.


Chemical peel is indicated for facial rejuvenation when the aging of the skin is slight to moderate. Chemical peel is used for:

  • Reduce wrinkles
  • Skin blemishes treatment (hyperpigmentation of the skin)
  • Improve acne scars
  • Enhance the appearance of sun-damaged skin (photoaging of the skin)

Chemical peels depending on the agent used and time of contact can be:

  • Mild Superficial Peel: Used to exfoliate the corneum state or the granular.
  • Superficial Peel: Exfoliation is performed to the superficial papillary dermis. Does not improve skin disorders.
  • Medium Peel: Are the best to solve the problems of the skin, exfoliation is from the papillary dermis to superficial reticular dermis. Skin peeling may occur later.
  • Deep Peel: Used to reverse serious damage to the skin but should be done under strict control.


Before any chemical peel, the face should be cleaned with a solution that will remove fatty substances and prepare the skin to absorb the substance applied. Different chemicals are apply on the skin in order to exfoliate the outer layers. The deeper, more effects, but also more risks. They are used mainly in the skin of the face, neck, hands, legs and back.

Duration: 30 minutes.
Frequency: Superficial peeling can be repeated every 15-30 days. The number of sessions varies, but is estimated the average of 4 sessions.
Recovery time: Superficial peels allow to continue with normal activity, medium peels are accompanied by post skin peeling and deep peels require recovery time. Avoid sun exposure during treatment and depending on the depth reached up to a month later.


The Chemical Peel causes cell renewal and stimulates collagen production to give greater elasticity to the skin. Also regulates the surface of the skin, clears spots and reduce wrinkles. The deeper the peel, the results will be longer. Your skin will look renewed and radiant for about a year.

SPECIALIST IN Chemical Peels

Graciela Morales, M.D.

Professional Medical License: 23677 / Specialty License: 17832

  • Medical degree from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC).
  • Specialist in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Dedicated to Orthomolecular Medicine and Aesthetic Medicine.

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As a result of a chemical peel you will have a slight redness in the treated area and a slight peeling.

The deeper the peel, the more long-term results. The results of a superficial peeling last few months and one year of deep peel.

Superficial peels can be repeated every 15 to 30 days.

No, you may feel a slight burning in some types of acid peels as used.

No, but a doctor needs to approve the treatment.

Yes, but you must avoid the sun for 30 days. There are some peels that are used in summer but the usual is to perform these procedures without sun exposure.

No, you can not have sun exposure for 30 days and you have to wear sunscreen for 45-60 days.

No, the crust (or peel) should fall off by itself. This will occur when the skin below is partially healed.

Photoaging is a premature skin aging caused by improper exposure without proper protection from sunlight. Ultraviolet rays generate damages in the deeper layers of the skin because of cell degeneration.

Hyperpigmentation is a common condition that occurs in patches darker than the rest of the surrounding skin. The skin contains cells called melanocytes that produce melanin which gives skin its color. Skin with too much melanin is called hyperpigmented skin.

Yes, in very deep depressions that may require a second procedure.

It can be done in the face, neck, hands and back.

Generally not. The ink used for tattoos are deposited in a layer deeper than acting acids.

Some of the products used for chemical peels include mandelic acid, glycolic acid, retinoic acid, lactic acid, salicylic acid, thioctic acid, azelaic acid, amino acid, ascorbic acid, deoxyribonucleic acid, and kojic acid.

Accupeel, BioPelle, Clinique Medical, Glytone, IS clinical, La roche-Posay, Mederma, Obagi Blue Peel, PCA Skin, SkinCeuticals, SkinMedica and Vivite are some of the brands of Chemical Peels.

Microdermabrasion, Facial Fillers, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Facial Mesotherapy, Radio Frequency Accent, Thread Lift, and plastic surgeries such as Facelift are some alternatives.

How much does chemical peeling cost abroad? The reference price for chemical peels in Argentina is USD 50 per session but this may vary according to the needs and requirements of each patient. Please fill in the form below to contact us and get your free quote!

Our prices includes: pre and post surgery consultations and controls; plastic surgeon, anesthesiologist, assistances fees; surgery room; supplies and disposable materials. Bilingual assistant, accommodation and transfers are optional. Prescribe medication after the treatment is not included. No hidden fees!

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Written by Graciela Morales, M.D.
Last update: 20/02/2024
Note: This information serves as support and does not replace your doctors opinion.

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