Laser Peels

Light Laser Peel

This treatment will reduce pore size, help fade fine lines and wrinkles, even out skin tone, and slightly fade brown spots.

Laser Peel

Pre Treatment Instructions

Patients can NOT be sunburn or suntan 4 weeks prior to laser treatments. Treatment of tanned skin can increase the risk of permanent skin discoloration and possible blistering.

Do not use any self-tanning lotions in the month prior to treatment.

Stop the use of Retin-A, Renova, and/or Differin, for one week prior to treatment.

Patients who have any history of “herpes”, “cold sores”, or “fever blisters” will need to take an antiviral drug for 5 days starting on the day before your treatment.

Pictures will be taken using VISIA

Topical anesthetic cream may be applied 1 hour before the appointment time.

What to expect after your treatment

Patients will be slightly pink for a couple of days after treatment. Slight peeling usually starts on the 3rd day and will last about 2-4 days.

Patients can purchase TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream for $60.00 to help keep the treated skin hydrated and promote healing. Patients can also choose to have Growth Factor Mask applied after the treatment for an additional cost. This will help keep swelling and redness down and to promote healing.

Patients should stay out of the sun. ELTA MD SPF, Image Tinted Moisturizer SPF or regular Image Moisturizer SPF is recommended.

Medium Laser Peel

This treatment is a little deeper which will also reduce pore size, help fade fine lines and wrinkles, even out skin tone, and slightly fade brown spots.

Pre Treatment Instructions

Patients can NOT be sunburn or suntan 4 weeks prior to laser treatments. Treatment of tanned skin can increase the risk of permanent skin discoloration and possible blistering.

Do not use any self-tanning lotions in the month prior to treatment.

Stop the use of Retin-A, Renova, and/or Differin, for one week prior to treatment.

Patients who have any history of “herpes”, “cold sores”, or “fever blisters” will need to take an antiviral drug for 5 days starting on the day before your treatment.

Pictures will be taken using VISIA

Topical anesthetic cream may be applied 1 hour before the appointment time.

What to expect after your treatment

Patients will be slightly pink for a couple of days after treatment. Slight peeling usually starts on the 3rd day and will last about 3-5 days.

Patients can purchase TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream for $60.00 to help keep the treated skin hydrated and promote healing. Patients can also choose to have Growth Factor Mask applied after the treatment for an additional cost. This will help keep swelling and redness down and to promote healing.

Patients should stay out of the sun. ELTA MD SPF, Image Tinted Moisturizer SPF or regular Image Moisturizer SPF is recommended.

Deep Laser Peel

This treatment will erase deep wrinkles. Great for around the mouth.

Pre Treatment Instructions

Oral medication is given for pain management and a topical numbing cream is applied 1 hour before treatment.

Patients who have any history of “herpes”, “cold sores”, or “fever blisters” will need to take an antiviral drug for 5 days starting on the day before your treatment.

What to expect after your treatment

Patients can be oozy and experience a little bleeding for a few days. Redness can last 4-6 weeks.

Patients can purchase TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream for $60.00 to help keep the treated skin hydrated and promote healing.

Other post treatment instructions will be discussed in detail with the patient.


To find out which peel is right for you, call us today and schedule a consultation at 847-459-6611 ext. 243 or email rose@glazerdermatology.com and schedule your appointment today.

The Med Spa is located in our Buffalo Grove office.

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