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The Skin and Cancer Center of New York

The Corinthian Building
345 East 37th Street
Suite 317
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-949-0393

The American Skin and Cancer Center
25 First Avenue
Suite 113
Atlantic Highlands, NJ   07716
Phone: 732-872-2007

West Coast Skin and Cancer Medical Center
7055 North Fresno Street
Suite 310
Fresno, CA 93720
Phone: 559-446-0285

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Jessner Peel

Jessners Peel is a superior treatment designed to remove superficial layers of skin. Itís one of the most effective light cosmetic peel available. A Jessner peel consists of a mild peeling agent that can be used to lighten areas of hyperpigmentation and to treat aged sundamged skin.


The Jessnerís peel is excellent for all skin types. It smoothes and rejuvenates skin, producing beautiful results in treating mild to severe acne, discoloration, moderate wrinkling, and sun damage. Peeling the face, neck, hands, and upper chest is also quite effective.

The Jessnerís peel is very beneficial for patients with acne, oily, or thicker skin, because it tends to decrease oil production and open clogged sebaceous follicles. It also contributes to the healing process of acne.

The Jessnerís peel combines resorcinol, lactic acid, and salicylic acid to result in deeper penetration and greater exfoliation of the outer layers of skin cells. This deeper exfoliation produces noticeable flaking and exfoliation in the following three to four days after the peel, and within a week a smoother, healthier layer of skin will be revealed

About the Jessner's Peel

A Jessner's Peel is a medium depth peel performed by a dermatologist and is designed for more extensive damage than AHA's can improve. It is made from salicylic acid (a beta hydroxy acid), lactic acid (an alpha hydroxy acid) and resorcinol. Dr. Rao will apply a glycolic cleanser over your face to fully remove the oils and horny layer so that your Jessner's solution will penetrate properly. Then he will apply the Jessner's solution to your face, it will then burn slightly (although this uncomfortable sensation can be relieved by a fan blowing cool air on your treatment area). Then Board Certified Dermatologist, Babar K.. Rao will neutralize the acid and remove your solution with cool water. You will peel and flake for about 7 days and turn pink or brown afterwards. After you heal nice, smooth skin will be revealed.   

If you have any questions about the Jessner's Peel, or chemcial peels, or any questions about our dermatology or dermatopathology procedures please feel free to contact Board Certified Dermatologist, Board Certified Dermatopathologist, Babar K. Rao, MD, FAAD at his Manhattan, New York, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, or Fresno, California offices.

 

 
 

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Manhattan, New York:  The Skin and Cancer Center of New York, 345 East 37th Street, Suite 317, Manhattan, New York 10016 Phone: 212-949-0393
Atlantic Highlands: New Jersey:  The American Skin and Cancer Center , 25 First Avenue, Suite 113, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey  07716 Phone: 732-872-2007
Fresno, California: West Coast Skin and Cancer Medical Center, 7055 North Fresno Street, Suite 310, Fresno, California 93720, Skin and Cancer Center Site Design NewYorkSEO - Manhattan, New York Phone: 559-446-0285