Glycolic Acid Skin Peels

Dr. Margie Lynch is a qualified medical doctor who administers Glycolic Acid Skin Peels from her practice in Limerick.

If you’re deciding where in Limerick to get your Glycolic Acid Skin Peel, you can contact us here or read an overview of the treatment below.

What is glycolic acid?

Glycolic Acid is naturally found in sugar cane. It has small molecules which can penetrate deep into the skin, right down to the dermis.

Who can benefit?

Glycolic acid peels are especially effective in treating acne, rosacea, age spots, sun damage, bumpiness and discoloration. They re-surface the skin, creating a dramatically softer, smoother texture and a more youthful plumped up look.

How convenient is this treatment?

This is a simple procedure. Glycolic acid is a superficial peel, so there is usually no down time afterwards. following conditions

How convenient is this treatment?

A course of four is generally recommended at 2-3 week intervals. Generally, we start with 20% penetration of the dermis, and may work up to 35% or 50% depending on response. Some clients with thicker skin – especially men – can tolerate 70%. A maintenance peel every 8-10 weeks then helps keep skin fresh and smooth.