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Bi-Monthly Chemical Peels and Finacea

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I've been mostly in denial about my face and its potential for scarring. Then I saw the dermatologist today and, in addition to a crazy aggressive regimen, she wants me to come in for a chemical peel every other week. Who else had tried this? What did you think? I got my first one yesterday and it burned (it was just the lowest strength, too), but my face feels much tighter and drier today (which is nice).

Help, please?

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thats too soon to be getting chemical peels ..the skin takes a long time to recover after each one..i'd wait at least a month or two before getting the next one

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my derm had me come in monthly for peels. I did this for years and years. From what I know, it normally takes 28 days or so for skin cells to turn over, so doing it more rapidly than monthly, I just don't know, that seems to be a bit too often.

did your derm mention why she wanted to do them frequently? Faster results maybe?

I suppose you can try it, but if your skin is in a constant state of irritation and peeling, then I would back off to once a month.

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