Chemical Peel


Chemical Peel In-Office Treatments!

Edmonton Laser Centre offers a variety of in-office treatments designed to improve and enhance your appearance. These patented and proven light-to-medium peel formulas effectively exfoliate, bleach and inhibit pigment production. These peels help to repair and provide a more even, smooth skin texture. PCA Peel® exfoliating treatments are available in the following three formulas:

– PCA Peel® HQ Free exfoliating treatment

This peel is ideal for more sensitive skin types (ethnic skin) or those allergic to hydroquinone. This peel will help to unclog pores, clear acne and rejuvenate the skin. It is also an excellent choice for maintaining even pigmentation and correcting pigment discolorations for those with hydroquinone sensitivities.

– PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone exfoliating treatment

This formula is for those who want even skin tone and have no sensitivity to hydroquinone. It will also help to correct melasma, sun damage and pigment discolorations of any kind. In addition, this peel will inhibit active acne and correct post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (brown-spotting) from acne.

Ultra Peel® I and II exfoliating treatments

Ultra Peel® exfoliating treatments are appropriate for all skin types, conditions and sensitivities. These treatments are especially ideal for sensitive skin, as they produce a reduced stinging sensation. Ultra Peel® treatments will help treat acne, pigment disorders, aging skin, menopausal skin, smokers skin and sun damaged skin.

Moderate to aggressive exfoliation will be experienced, depending on the number of layers of Ultra Peel® I exfoliating treatment that are applied. Overall, the final result will be plump, hydrated and ultra soft skin.

Ultra Peel® II exfoliating treatment may be used alone or on top of any other Physician’s Choice® peel, producing a lightening, tightening and brightening effect. It is a cream mask containing natural hormones and vitamins to provide freshening and moisturizing properties to aging skin. These natural hormones make this peel great for males as well as females, as it helps to counterbalance testosterone levels that create frequent breakouts during teenage years.

– PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone & Resorcinol exfoliating treatment

This peel is the most potent of the PCA Peel® treatments. IT will provide more exfoliation for oilier, thicker and resilient skin types. It is effective on extremely sun damaged and thickened skin. It is also excellent for those with active/cystic acne and asphyxiated skin (dry on the surface, oily underneath).

Sensi Peel® exfoliating treatment

Sensi Peel® exfoliating treatment was formulated primal for Asian skin as well as all other extremely sensitive skin types. The solution contains a blend of L-lactic acid an trichloroacetic acid (TCA). Plant-derived progesterone leaves the skin feeling plump and hydrated. The Sensi Peel® exfoliating treatment is formulated with L-ascorb acid for strengthening and brightening while L-arbutu and kojic acid help treat hyperpigmentation and sun damage. The kojic acid, as well as azelaic acid provide anti-acne and antibacterial properties to the solution. The Sensi Peel® exfoliating treatment is excellent for calming rosacea, as redness and inflammation subside substantially after treatment.

Pumpkin Peel Beta-C Mask Treatment

The Physicians Choice® Pumpkin Peel Beta-C Mask Treatment is a powerful antioxidant keratolytic treatrnei that can serve as an alternate between other peels. Its main source of nutrition, pumpkin, offers more than I beneficial components, including the highest concentration of natural vitamins A, C and beta-carotene.

The Pumpkin Peel has simultaneous actions: it exfoliat and draws impurities out of the skin while introducing vitamins, enzymes and nutrients into the skin. It is an excellent treatment for smokers as it stimulates circulati promotes healing and provides vitamin nutrition. This treatment is also excellent for smoothing the skin as salicylic acid removes the dead cells that cause a rough texture. As with all other PCA treatments there is no downtime. In fact, the skin will be glowing and extremely healthy-looking following the treatment.

Oxygenating Facial Trio

The Oxygenating Facial Trio is an antioxidant therapy to ameliorate free radical damage. Oxidative damage is one of the more significant contributors to the aging process. The Oxy Facial Trio helps to stimulate respiration and circulation within the skin. It promotes healing, rejuvenates sluggish, tired skin due to toxins, pollutants, allergens, improper diet and solar damage. Acneic conditions benefit greatly. This treatment is recommended between peel treatments or when exfoliation or flaking is not indicated.

There are no stinging sensations or irritating side effects. However, a rosy flush and rapid warming sensation to the skin is normal. Oxygenating treatments leave the skin radiating with a healthy look that will last seven to 10 days, which makes it ideal when performed one or two days before a special event.

Esthetique Peel

The Esthetique Peel™ is an advanced formulation of L-ascorbic, L-lactic and L-retinol with a host of polyphenols, antioxidants, vitamins and humectants. It smoothes, tightens and improves the texture of the skin, while also helping to correct a variety of common skin concerns. The Esthetique Peel™ is effective for treating all skin types and conditions. Perfectly suited for extra-sensitive skin, including rosacea. The results are exciting!