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Cosmelan Peels in Sarasota, FL

At Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, we understand how important healthy, radiant skin is. We know the role your skin plays in your confidence and overall well-being. That’s why we offer many non-surgical treatments like Cosmelan peels in our medspa to help enhance the appearance of your skin. With the latest skincare technology, we aim to help your skin look and feel its best.

Cosmelan peels are a customizable and effective treatment for hyperpigmentation that is safe for all skin tones, ethnicities, and ages to help achieve your aesthetic goals and increase your confidence in your appearance.

Renew your healthy complexion with the best Cosmelan peel provider in Sarasota! Contact Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa to schedule your complimentary consultation by reaching out to us at (941) 800-2000, connect@floridaplasticsurgery.com, or by filling out our online form today!.

What is a Cosmelan Peel?

The Cosmelan Peel is a treatment to address dark spots and uneven pigmentation, particularly on the face. A Cosmelan Peel aims to restore your skin’s natural tone, so you don’t have to rely on heavy makeup or foundation to conceal these issues. Developed in Spain, the treatment involves a “leave-on mask” that initiates a controlled skin peel, followed by a regimen of easy-to-use home care products. Cosmelan is effective for treating conditions such as melasma, acne, and other pigment-related concerns, particularly on ethnic skin, by directly inhibiting uneven melanin production.

What Are the Benefits of Cosmelan Peel?

Cosmelan Peel at Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa offers several advantages over other treatments:

  • Highly effective for various types of melasma, sun damage, age spots, uneven skin tone
  • Rapid and straightforward procedure
  • Compatible with all skin types
  • Provides a rejuvenating and brightening effect on the skin
  • Suitable for year-round use
  • Beneficial for acne sufferers
  • The treatment program is adaptable to individual needs and particularly effective for ethnic skin tones.

Why Choose a Cosmelan Peel?

As a powerful depigmentation treatment, Cosmelan peels treat difficult hyperpigmentation cases, such as melasma and severe sun damage, that have not responded to other solutions. A Cosmelan peel can also improve skin texture, minimizing enlarged pores and fine lines. The Cosmelan peel is a three-step procedure. The first step is a powerful depigmentation treatment performed in our office. The next steps are for you to take home. We will provide an after-treatment kit and instructions on removing the peel at home at the appropriate time. Then, you will apply creams multiple times per day as instructed for the next 30 days.
Cosmelan peels are effective at treating hyperpigmentation concerns anywhere on the body, including the face, neck, chest & hands. The effects of a Cosmelan peel hinge on your commitment to your at-home care.

Why Should I Choose Dr. Hamwi as my Cosmelan Peel Provider in Sarasota and Tampa?

As an expert in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kristopher Hamwi has over ten years of training through the finest programs in Washington D.C., Manhattan, and Harvard. Dr. Hamwi mastered a full spectrum of procedures through this extensive training. His dedication to his craft and patient results makes him your best choice for Surgical and Non-Surgical procedures in Sarasota. 

Dr. Hamwi is a wellness ally to every patient who walks through Florida Plastic Surgery’s doors. In addition to his unparalleled training and expertise, Dr. Hamwi brings a passion for helping his patients gain confidence through aesthetic plastic surgery.

From consultation to post-op, your experience with Dr. Hamwi will feature:

● Compassion
● Responsiveness
● Open communication
● Schedule accommodation

“The goal of my practice is to help patients feel better about themselves. I truly want the best for all of my patients.”

 Dr. Hamwi

Who Are the Best Candidates for a Cosmelan Peel?

The Cosmelan Peel treatment at Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa is versatile and suitable for many patients. Both men and women experiencing discoloration caused by excess pigment on areas like the forehead, cheeks, upper lip, or neck can benefit. However, pregnant or nursing women and individuals who have been on Accutane within the past 6 months are not suitable candidates for Cosmelan Peel. During your consultation, we will thoroughly review your medical history to determine your candidacy for the treatment.

Cosmelan peels are the ideal treatment for pigmentation concerns such as:

  • Melasma and other hyperpigmentation concerns
  • Sun damage
  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation caused by acne
  • Age spots
  • Freckles

Candidates for a Cosmelan peel should also share the following characteristics:

  • Non-smokers, or willing to quit before beginning treatment
  • Not be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Understand the potential risks
  • Have a positive outlook and realistic goals
  • Ready to closely follow instructions

Cosmelan peels are effective for both stubborn old and new pigmentation deposits. It is safely formulated and customizable for all skin colors, ethnicities, and ages. The best Cosmelan peel candidates seek non-invasive rejuvenation treatments to reduce pigmentation and enhance their skin’s appearance.

View our gallery for photos of the outstanding, natural-looking before and after Cosmelan peel results that our experts can help you achieve at Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa.

Your Cosmelan Peel Consultation at Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa

Before your Cosmelan peel at Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, we invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation with Sarah, our expert aesthetician. During your consultation, Sarah will listen carefully to your concerns, motivations, and expectations from your Cosmelan peel. She will consider your medical history, evaluate your skin, and explain the risks and benefits of a Cosmelan peel to ensure the treatment is right for your unique situation.

During your consultation, it’s important to share information about your skin’s health with your aesthetician, including:

  • Whether you have ever taken isotretinoin for severe acne
  • Your current medications, including antibiotics, acne treatments, supplements, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications
  • Whether you are prone to cold sores
  • If your skin is susceptible to scarring
  • Surgeries or other cosmetic treatments you have previously had
Dr. Kristopher Hamwi

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Preparing for Your Cosmelan Peel Procedure

To ensure optimal results from your Cosmelan Peel, our experts recommend preparing your skin for several weeks. Maintaining a consistent skincare routine can enhance your treatment’s effectiveness and protect your complexion.

Before your Cosmelan peel, you may need to:

  • Avoid other chemical peels or laser treatments for at least 2 weeks
  • Avoid exfoliating or waxing the skin for a week
  • Avoid sun exposure as much as possible
  • Stop using harsh anti-aging products or anti-acne medications
  • Stay hydrated

Cosmelan Peel Procedure

Scheduling a consultation is the initial step in undergoing a Cosmelan Peel treatment. We offer complimentary consultation sessions to our clients, providing an opportunity to discuss goals, concerns, and questions with our provider. During this session, your skin will be assessed to ensure suitability for the treatment, and any reservations or queries you have will be addressed to ensure an informed decision.

On the treatment day, you will complete the necessary paperwork, then the Cosmelan Peel process begins in our treatment room. The procedure consists of three steps—the first is the application of a pigment-reduction mask (Cosmelan Mask). You will then wash off the mask after the specified duration, typically several hours, recommended by our experts. 

Your treatment continues with an at-home program using active-ingredient products, including a maintenance cream (Cosmelan II), to further improve pigmentation issues and prevent recurrence.

Cosmelan Procedure Recovery and Downtime

Following your Cosmelan peel treatment, you may experience redness and light peeling. For the first 3 days after your peel, your skin may be red, swollen, and warm. After that phase, peeling may start and last 7 to 10 days. It’s important to follow all aftercare instructions, including wearing moisturizer and SPF 30 sunblock and using your post-care products as directed to expedite the healing process. 

Most patients achieve their desired results following a single Cosmelan peel application; however, occasional repetition may be necessary. Cosmelan chemical peels are an intense treatment, so you should expect some social downtime.

While safeguarding your skin from the sun is important all year round, protecting your skin from sun exposure as you recover from a Cosmelan peel is crucial. Throughout your recovery, our experts advise you to wear a hat and sunblock during prolonged sun exposure to protect your skin and optimal results.

Ready to Learn More about Cosmelan Peels in Sarasota, FL?

Following your Cosmelan peel treatment, you may experience redness and light peeling. For the first 3 days after your peel, your skin may be red, swollen, and warm. After that phase, peeling may start and last 7 to 10 days. It’s important to follow all aftercare instructions, including wearing moisturizer and SPF 30 sunblock and using your post-care products as directed to expedite the healing process. 

Most patients achieve their desired results following a single Cosmelan peel application; however, occasional repetition may be necessary. Cosmelan chemical peels are an intense treatment, so you should expect some social downtime.

While safeguarding your skin from the sun is important all year round, protecting your skin from sun exposure as you recover from a Cosmelan peel is crucial. Throughout your recovery, our experts advise you to wear a hat and sunblock during prolonged sun exposure to protect your skin and optimal results.

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Cosmelan Peel in Sarasota & Tampa FAQs

With a Cosmelan peel, side effects are easily manageable and resolve gradually as your skin heals. It’s common to experience redness after removing the in-clinic mask. For up to 3 days, your skin may be red and swollen or dry. Flaking and peeling should also be expected. It’s important to apply moisturizer as directed by your aesthetician to alleviate tightness and dryness.

The cost of Cosmelan Peel at Florida Plastic Surgery and MedSpa is tailored to individual needs and goals. During your consultation, we will discuss specific concerns and desired outcomes, providing a more accurate price estimate based on the required treatment duration.

Patients often begin seeing results in as little as 2 weeks after treatment, with full results visible in 4 to 5 weeks. Individual results will vary based on your unique skin conditions and commitment to the aftercare program.

Typically, most patients experience optimal results after a single Cosmelan peel treatment, including follow-up care. However, we may recommend maintenance treatments or other procedures to extend the longevity of your results.

Even after the best results from your Cosmelan peel procedure, some hyperpigmentation may return. Melasma may return with hormonal fluctuations. Unprotected sun exposure may lead to further skin damage and pigmentation. 

While we cannot guarantee your hyperpigmentation will be gone forever, our experts will ensure your Cosmelan peel will address your hyperpigmentation and we will recommend appropriate skincare and complementary procedures to extend your results.