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    Custom Chemical Peels



    Peels renew cells and revitalize skin

    At Aesthetic Surgery & Skin Rejuvenation Center, we offer a variety of custom chemical peels. Take advantage of a free skin consultation with our medical esthetician to get you started on the right path to achieving your most beautiful, healthy skin. Simply complete the form to your right.

    chemical peels by our medical estheticianWe use PCA Skin Professional™ (Physician’s Choice of Arizona) products

    To learn about the common skin conditions we treat and answers to other frequently asked skin questions, read more skin FAQs.


    PCA Skin® chemical peel treatments

    The naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), beta hydroxy acids (BHAs), retinol and trichloroacetic acid (TCA) found in PCA Skin® products loosens dead surface skin cells, revealing new, healthy skin cells beneath. 

    For best results, we recommend a custom series of these peels to:

    • Rejuvenate skin 
    • Unclog follicles and clear acne
    • Soften fine lines
    • Smooth and tighten skin feel and appearance
    • Even overall color and tone


    PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone (non-Resorcinol)

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


    PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone plus Resorcinol

    This is a more potent PCA Peel® formula, extremely effective in treating sun-damaged and thickened skin with a propensity toward acne. This peel deeply exfoliates oily, thick and more resilient skin types. It clears cystic acne and asphyxiated skin that is dry on the surface, but oily underneath.


    Sensi Peel®

    Active ingredients are lactic acid, kojic acid and meadowfoam oil. To maintain good skin health, we recommend a monthly Sensi Peel® treatment for darker ethnic skin or extremely sensitive and reactive skin.

    The ingredients of a Sensi Peel® provide anti-inflammatory, anti-blemish, and anti-bacterial properties. This is ideal for calming the related redness and inflammation associated with rosacea.

    This more gentle formulation ensures safe treatment, enables you to effectively smooth, brighten, strengthen, and even your overall skin tone and color.



    The MicroPeel is safe and effective on all skin types and colors, including those with sensitive skin. It is designed to refine skin texture, smooth fine lines, clarify and even skin discolorations.

    First, you undergo a physical exfoliation using a dermaplaning technique popularized by Biomedica in 1991. Your outermost dead cellular layers of skin are removed. Along with it, any “peach fuzz” hair growth associated with aging female skin is eliminated.

    Second, your skin is chemically exfoliated with application of an AHA acid solution. The treatment concludes with a serum and hydrating creams. Skin is left glowing, renewed, and feeling baby soft.

    This is an exceptional skin renewal treatment with no downtime or discomfort. Afterward, you will look and feel like a million bucks, and will definitely be ready for a social night out in San Francisco.