Everyone wants healthy, glowing skin, but often our complexions don’t cooperate. Medical-grade chemical peels are a popular way to help eliminate imperfections like hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, sun-damaged skin cells, and more. Chemical peels come in different types, but which is right for you?
Dra. Suzanne Manalo finished her Medical Degree at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. She continued her training and specialized in Dermatology at the Philippine General Hospital. At present she has clinics in Sta. Ana and in San Fernando, Pampanga. She was an affiliate dermatologist at the House of Obagi SM San Fernando for 3 years. She caters to diseases of the skin, hair and nails, including treatment of varicose veins (sclerotherapy), and cosmetic procedures (botox, fillers, chemical peels, and lasers).
After a certain age, the skin begins to sag because it loses volume. To boost its elasticity, the elastin and collagen into the skin must be stimulated. A controlled stimulation leads to an improved skin tone. Apart from chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, and thermage, women have another option: dermal fillers. Made of Hyaluronic acid (a natural ingredient found in the skin) it can boost the skin’s appearance, and get it back in shape so to speak. Dermal fillers don’t have negative effects or bad reactions because they’re not considered strange to the skin. A better understanding of dermal fillers » » » [Read more]