Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels

Dr. Sajjadian treats a wide range of skin concerns with chemical peel, an advanced non-surgical skin treatment that rejuvenates and beautifies the skin. Chemical peels can improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, mild scarring, acne, age spots, and dull texture and color. Patients who wish to receive a chemical peel should seek the services of Dr. Sajjadian, a board-certified plastic surgeon.

Dr. Sajjadian takes pride in offering unsurpassed care within a comforting environment. He works with patients to devise a treatment plan that treats all of their unique concerns, and provides the desired outcomes.

Chemical Peel in Newport Beach / Orange County

Dr. Sajjadian performs chemical peels on an outpatient basis within his gorgeous, relaxing office. Patients are allowed to return home immediately following the procedure, which typically lasts 15 to 30 minutes.

Dr. Sajjadian begins the procedure by creating a chemical solution of alphahydroxy acids (glycolic, lactic or fruit acids), trichloroacetic acids, or other peeling agents, depending on the aesthetic goals of his patient. Then, he carefully applies the solution to the treatment area, which reacts with the skin to “peel” the outer layer of dead skin cells. The solution also stimulates new skin cell growth to give chemical peel patients a are more refreshed, rejuvenated appearance.

Following the procedure, Dr. Sajjadian recommends patients avoid sunlight and makeup for a few days. Once healed, patients notice an improvement in wrinkles, acne, scars and the overall skin texture and appearance.


“I have worked out all my life, and after 2 children, I couldn’t work off the fat despite consistent exercise. I had never had a surgery like this before. When I came to Dr. Sajjadian, he instantly made me feel comfortable. Almost 4 months later I feel happier and I see the results, with minimal scarring. My stomach looks like it did before I was pregnant.”

“Dr. Sajjadian takes the time to make sure you understand what he’s doing and why. He’s a conservative doctor who doesn’t like to rush thing, because he wants the best results for you as possible. He’s kind, caring, and thorough. I would recommend Dr. Sajjadian to anyone who is interested in considering getting a tummy tuck.”

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“I trusted Dr. Sajjadian as I was able to see some of his cases beforehand, and the results were amazing. The Dr. made me very comfortable with what I wanted done. When it came to the surgery, I had very little bruising and swelling, and within 3/4 days I felt great. I have been back to the office since and would use Dr. Sajjadian again if I need any more work done.”

Chemical Peels with Dr. Sajjadian

Chemical peel is a sophisticated skin treatment that requires the expertise of a highly skilled specialist, like Dr. Sajjadian. He has a deep understanding of how chemical peels react with patients’ skin, and carefully evaluates patients prior to administering the procedure. This attention to detail and commitment to patient safety ensures patients receive optimal results.

Before a chemical peel treatment, Dr. Sajjadian meets with patients individually to listen to their aesthetic concerns regarding their skin. Together, Dr. Sajjadian and the patient determine the right treatment plan to help the patient achieve a gorgeous appearance. He also discusses the procedure in great detail, walking the patient through all steps of a chemical peel to ease apprehension. His commitment to safety and patient satisfaction helps his chemical peel patients obtain stunning looks through a pleasant cosmetic experience. Dr. Sajjadian strives to help patients look and feel their very best.

Your Chemical Peel with Dr. Sajjadian

Dr. Sajjadian is with you every step of your cosmetic procedure. He and his team make themselves available to answer any of your concerns and offer you personalized care. Dr. Sajjadian is known throughout the Orange County and Inland Empire areas for giving patients unsurpassed care that yields high levels of patient satisfaction. To learn more about chemical peels with Dr. Sajjadian, please contact his office and schedule a complimentary consultation.

In addition to chemical peel, Dr. Sajjadian offers an array of other non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures. At his offices, patients can undergo laser hair removallaser skin resurfacing and microdermabrasion. In addition, Dr. Sajjadian specializes in facial injectables treatments and is regarded as a foremost dermal fillers and Botox® expert.

Chemical Peel FAQs

Chemical peels employ mild fruit acids for skin exfoliation.

After the peel has been applied and begins to dry, you may feel a tingling or mild burning sensation. The extent of this sensation varies depending upon the type of peel.

The depth and type of the chemical peel solution will determine the extent to which the skin will peel. Typically, this takes between 3-10 days.

Patients expect to peel to some degree after treatment, but the extent really depends on your skin’s condition.

  • Retin-A, Renova, Tazorac or any other products containing Retinol.
  • Vitamin A, Salicylic acid, glycolic acid or Benzyl Peroxide.
  • Any exfoliating or scrubbing products.
  • Patients who are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Patients who have used Accutane within the past 4 months
  • Patients who have open wounds, sunburns, infected area, cold sores
  • Patients who have recently had waxing, electrolysis, or chemical exfoliates
  • Patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy

After the first full day, you will likely notice some tingling, redness, burning, irritation, or mild swelling. These are all normal sensations and part of the healing process.

In general, peeling starts 48-72 hours post treatment and can last between 2-7 days.

You can resume normal activity after a chemical peel; however, you should avoid strenuous exercise and heavy sweating for 2-3 days.

  • Gently apply a thin layer of moisturizer to the skin numerous times during the day, as recommended.
  • Apply sunscreen with SPF30 or more.
  • Avoid strenuous workouts, dry saunas, and steam rooms.
  • Don’t over-exfoliate

The required number of chemical peels that one needs to get their desired results will depend upon the treated condition and each patient’s treatment goals. Most patients choose a series of two to five peels. 

Your skin will appear red at first, similar to a sunburn, and then it will begin to peel. Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days.

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