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VI Peel

What is the VI Peel?

The VI peel by Vitality Institute is a medium-depth chemical peel that works by exfoliating your skin and stimulating the production of elastin and collagen. It is formulated using a special blend of effective ingredients, including trichloroacetic acid (TCA), phenol, salicylic acid, vitamin C, and tretinoin. Safe for all skin types, this peel is gentle enough to be used safely on the hands, back, chest, face, and eyelids.  

This peel targets the following skin concerns: 

  • Acne. 
  • Melasma. 
  • Hyperpigmentation. 
  • Acne scarring. 
  • Overall skin aging. 

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Our team of experts will start with a comprehensive consultation using our exclusive SkinScope LED™ technology. We will build the perfect treatment plan to satisfy your skin’s needs.

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Who Can Benefit from the VI Peel?

Individuals who are looking to improve their complexion and combat pesky signs of aging can benefit from the VI peel. This treatment is safe for all skin tones and ethnicities. However, you should not receive a chemical peel if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have an active infection in the treatment site, or have been diagnosed with a pigmentation disorder. Please contact our Grand Rapids, MI office today to schedule a consultation to determine if you are a good candidate.  

The VI Peel Treatment

Your VI peel treatment will begin with your practitioner cleansing your skin. Then, the VI peel solution will be applied. It is normal to feel some tingling or numbness once the peel solution is on. Then, a second layer will be applied, after which your skin will frost, or turn white. You will leave our office with the peel solution still on your skin, and 4-6 hours later you will wash it off. This peel usually takes about 30-45 minutes to complete. 

 For the best results, it is recommended that you receive a series of four VI Peels, each spaced three weeks apart. However, this may differ depending on the skin condition that you wish to treat. 

Meet Our Team of skin experts

Meet Our Team
Courtney Nester

Licensed Cosmetologist, Skincare Specialist

Bryan Brooks, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Injection and Skincare Specialist

Jeana Elhart

Laser, Skincare Specialist

Jeanne Eyde, DO

Medical Director, Board Certified ENT-FPS

Joelle Hampton

Licensed Aesthetician

Kestell Row

Operations Coordinator

Liz Wilholt

Laser, Skincare Specialist

Nicole Devos, RN

Injection, Skincare Specialist

Stephanie Decot

Spa Manager

VI Peel Results

Following your treatment, there is no downtime needed, so you can return to your regular activities as soon as you wish. However, we do recommend that you avoid strenuous exercise and sun exposure for the first 24-48 hours for the best results. Our team will provide you with specific skincare instructions for the best outcomes, which may include using specific products sent home with you. You can expect to experience skin peeling about three days after your peel treatment, which can last up to seven days. Your skin should be fully healed after about two weeks, after which you can enjoy smoother, more even skin!  

Contact Our Office 

Interested in learning more about the VI peel and how it can help you reach your skincare goals? Contact SkinCeuticals SkinLab™ by Plastic Surgery Associates today to schedule your initial consultation appointment with one of our skilled skincare specialists.


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Can I wear makeup after Juvederm?

It is advised that patients avoid wearing makeup for at least 12 hours after their Juvederm treatment.

Can Juvederm be reversed?

Yes, Juvederm can be reversed using an enzyme called hyaluronidase. When injected into the treatment area, this enzyme dissolves the hyaluronic acid particles.

Can Juvederm cause blindness?

The risk of blindness following Juvederm injections is extremely rare.

Can Juvederm migrate?

In rare cases, Juvederm can migrate to other areas of the face within a few days of treatment. This occurs when the filler moves before it has fully bonded to your facial tissue.

Can you drink alcohol after Juvederm?

It is best to avoid alcohol consumption for 24 hours following all filler treatments.

Can you get half a syringe of Juvederm?

Very few fillers are available in a half syringe. This s because half of a syringe is a very small amount and is only recommended for focused areas.

Can you split a syringe of Juvederm?

Individuals should not split a syringe of Juvederm or any filler, since this can cause cross-contamination and exposure to another person’s bodily fluids.

Can you wash your face after Juvederm?

You can wash your face following Juvederm injections but be sure to wash it very gently. Avoid massaging the treated area for about six hours after treatment.

Does Juvederm dissolve over time?

Yes, Juvederm fillers naturally dissolve over time. Juvederm fillers typically last for 6-18 months.

Does Juvederm expand?

No, Juvederm fillers will not significantly expand following injection.

Does Juvederm look natural?

Juvederm fillers are formulated to create natural-looking improvements in the face. Many patients enjoy a younger appearance following treatment.

Does Juvederm soften up?

It can take several weeks for Juvederm to soften and settle into the skin. This means that final results will not be immediately observed.

Does Juvederm stimulate collagen?

Yes, Juvederm stimulates the body’s collagen production, helping patients to enjoy more youthful-looking skin.

Does Juvederm work immediately?

Patients will be able to notice an immediate improvement following Juvederm injections, with full results seen after about two weeks.

How can I make Juvederm last longer?

In order to prolong your Juvederm results, be sure to minimize sun exposure, wear SPF when outdoors, and follow a consistent skincare routine.

How do you get rid of Juvederm bumps?

Juvederm bumps may resolve on their own within a few weeks with massaging. The injections can also be diluted with a steroid anti-inflammatory called Kenalog.

How long after Juvederm will I see results?

Full Juvederm results can usually be seen after about two weeks.

How long does Juvederm last?

Juvéderm fillers can last anywhere from 6-18 months.

How many syringes of Juvederm do I need for marionette lines?

The number of syringes needed will depend on the severity of your lines or wrinkles. However, most people will need one syringe per side.

How much is a syringe of Juvederm?

The cost of Juvederm may vary depending on a number of factors. To learn more about pricing, please contact our office today.

How often can juvederm be injected?

To maintain ideal results, patients should schedule Juvederm treatments every 6-18 months, depending on the specific Juvederm filler they receive.

How painful are Juvederm injections?

Juvederm injections should not be painful, as a topical numbing cream can be applied to ensure you are comfortable.