Chemical peels have been a popular skin resurfacing treatment for many decades with good and consistent results. By applying different concentrations and combinations of various substances on the skin, you can reduce fine lines, pigmentation changes, brown spots, and improve skin texture. The key to a successful result is to make sure your treatment expert has the knowledge to perform a safe and effective chemical peel. Dr. Walker works in close collaboration with our experienced clinical skin care specialist, Alison O’Neal, to offer you the best treatment for your needs and desires. Sometimes there is confusion regarding chemical peels, which is based on the fact that there is a multitude of different substances used for chemical peels: azelaic acid, glycolic acid, lactic acid, mandelic acid, phytic acid, salicylic acid, trichloroacetic acid, and phenol, just to name a few. With this many options, how do you know which chemical peel substance is best for you?