What is a VI Peel?

A VI Peel in NYC is a painless, effective, skin rejuvenation treatment that produces results you can see and feel. It works by affecting the top layer of your facial skin, causing it to peel and shed, while triggering fresh skin cell growth. The peel experience is comfortable, as the formula contains a topical anesthetic.

What can a VI Peel do for my skin?

If you suffer from any of these conditions, you may be an ideal candidate for a VI Peel in New York:

  • Crow’s feet
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Enlarged pores
  • Melasma
  • Acne
  • Acne scars
  • Sun damage
  • Lax facial skin
  • Aging skin

Why choose us for a VI Peel in New York?

While the VI Peel is exceptionally safe and gentle, it is important that your treatment is performed by an experienced, certified provider. At Alinea Medical Spa in New York, our team, helmed by a leading physician, Dr. Ammar, performs every treatment with meticulous care. Our goal is to help you look and feel your best with an array of anti-aging, skin rejuvenation treatments. You can expect a personalized approach to skin rejuvenation, and a comprehensive evaluation of your skin condition, and a treatment plan that is 100 percent customized for you. We are focused on achieving total patient satisfaction.

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What can I expect with a VI Peel?

A VI Peel is a fast treatment, requiring only about 30 minutes to complete. Your skin will be fully cleansed. It is then treated with acetone to remove any traces of oil, so the solution infuses into your skin evenly. Several layers of the VI Peel formula is applied. You may feel a tingling sensation, and your skin may appear slightly “frosted” in some areas. Once the peel has penetrated your skin, sunscreen is applied. The solution will remain on your skin after your treatment, to be removed at home in a few hours. You will be given several cleansing towelettes infused with vitamin C and tretinoin to boost the peeling effect.

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Is there any recovery after a VI Peel?

Following your VI peel in New York, your skin may appear bronzed. This is a sign that pigmented skin cells are rising to the surface. You must keep your skin protected and hydrated during healing, and our skincare expert will recommend the best moisturizer for your skin type. Peeling starts at about day 3, and your skin may feel itchy. The peeling continues for about a week.

Your newly revealed, fresh skin will be sensitive, may appear reddened (like a mild sunburn), and you must avoid exposing it to the sun for a time, and always wear broad-spectrum sunscreen of 30 or higher SPF. For optimal results, you may need to undergo a series of VI Peel treatments, which can be performed every two to four weeks, and regular maintenance treatments to retain your refreshed, glowing skin.


How long do the results last?

For best results, the VI Peel should be performed three to four times every year.

Does the VI Peel have a long recovery time?

No. Your skin should have completed the peeling phase within about 7 days.

How is a VI Peel different from other chemical peels?

The VI Peel offers many benefits:

  • Appropriate for all skin types
  • Virtually painless
  • Low risk of leading to complications
  • Gentle but very effective

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