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During A Chemical Skin Peel Acid Is Applied Directly To The Face

During light, medium and deep chemical skin peel treatments acidic solutions are applied to the face, burning skin cells and stripping away outer layers of skin, reducing the appearance of blemishes, such as acne scars and liver spots, as well as the natural signs of ageing. Glycolic acid is the principal chemical used for light skin peels, while intensive deep skin peels use phenol (carbolic acid). The stronger the acid used the more likely it is that a person will suffer an adverse reaction to the treatment. This means the risks are highest where salons and clinics are using higher strength but lower grade skin peel products.

Should A Patch Test Have Been Carried Out Before My Skin Peel?

Yes, because the application of acidic chemical solutions to sensitive facial areas means that skin peels will always to an extent be inherently risky procedures. The varying strength of skin peel treatments, and the distinct balance of acidic chemicals used in each one, makes it imperative that salons and clinics carry out proper pre-treatment checks on clients. 24-48 hours before a procedure, patients should undergo a skin patch test and medical consultation, to identify individual sensitivity factors, and the likelihood of an adverse reaction. An accurate professional assessment should then determine how the treatment can best be carried out safely to achieve the desired results.

Our Lawyers Have Claimed Compensation For Burns From Skin Peels

The most serious risks involved with chemical skin peel treatments are burns to the face, scarring, and potentially permanent changes in skin pigmentation (especially for those with darker skin types). If the acidic solution that is applied to a person’s face during a skin peel treatment has too strong a concentration, or if it is left on the skin for too long, it can cause chemical burns, skin damage and changes in pigmentation (colour). Human errors include practitioners failing to follow product instructions and not monitoring patients properly. When negligence of this kind leads to an injury, there will be strong grounds for making a claim against the salon or clinic.

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How Much Compensation For A Skin Peel Leaving Burns & Scars?

Sometimes compensation payouts can be high, as the injuries caused by botched chemical skin peel treatments can be disfiguring for an extended period and emotionally devastating. With moderate to severe burns, skin on the face will often swell, turn red, and break out into weeping blisters, as the skin continues to shed layers. Blisters may then form scabs and scars which can take months to heal, and will be prone to infection during that time. Such injuries can detrimentally affect every aspect of a person’s life. Compensation awards will take into account the physical extent of an injury, how long it takes to make a full recovery, the emotional repercussions, loss of earnings and the cost of corrective medical treatments.

How Do I Complain About A Chemical Skin Peel Injury?

If you have been injured by a chemical skin peel treatment at a cosmetic clinic, contact our female lawyers today for free, confidential advice. Our experience in beauty and cosmetic treatments injury claims means that you will have the best possible representation when it comes to negotiating a compensation settlement.

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Our firm has a legal department expert in beauty treatment accidents. Our solicitors can claim compensation for personal injuries from skin peels. Call us on 0800 988 3642 for free legal advice on damaged skin from a chemical skin peel. You do not have to be a client to ask us questions such as; can I claim compensation for a badly performed skin peel? How do I sue a clinic for skin peel burns?

You can ask a solicitor about your rights if a skin peel has left you injured. We guarantee you the maximum compensation with the minimum of fuss.

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