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Dr. Clyde Edwin Pittman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3320 Old Jefferson Road; Building 100
Athens, GA
 

Dr. C. Pittman is an Athens, GA physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pittman include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He studied medicine at Medical College of Georgia. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Lip Implants, Double Eyelid Surgery, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. Joy B Chastain, MD
Specializes in Other, Surgical Dermatology
1500 Oglethorpe Avenue; Suite 3000
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Joy Chastain is an Athens, GA physician who specializes in surgical dermatology. She is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Chastain trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Chastain's clinical interests include acne, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and tattoo removal. Dr. Chastain's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Botox Injection, Restylane Lyft, Laser Resurfacing, Juvederm, Laser Hair Removal, Chemical Peels, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cesar Augustus Gumucio, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
489 N Milledge Avenue; Suite A
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Cesar Gumucio is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Athens, GA. Dr. Gumucio attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Gumucio include eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gumucio is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2325 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Stephen Lober specializes in plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lober is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2325 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA
 

Dr. John Hurteau's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Hurteau's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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What are Chemical Peels?

Chemical peels remove the outer layer of the skin using chemical solutions, like glycolic acid and phenol. Although most commonly performed on the face, this non-surgical procedure may be done on the neck and hands as well. Chemical peels can treat the following:

  • Age spots
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Freckles
  • Rough skin
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Acne
Before the procedure, a skin evaluation is done to determine which type of peel will produce the best results. Dark skin tends to respond well to light peels, while severely sun-damaged skin will likely benefit from a moderate or deep peel. Pre-treatment creams and sunscreen need to be applied every day for several weeks prior to the procedure. Doing this may help shorten the healing process.

During the peel, the area to be treated is cleaned thoroughly, and the chemical solution is applied on the skin for several minutes, which produces a stinging sensation. A neutralizing agent is then used, and the stinging sensation gradually goes away. For more intense peels, a cool compress may be placed on the area to relieve any stinging or burning, or the solution may be applied in intervals to limit exposure to the strong chemicals.

Following a light peel, there will be redness and swelling, which typically fade in a few days. Swelling after a moderate or deep peel may last for a week, and mild redness may continue for a few weeks. To help improve the final results of a peel, treated areas must be kept cool, moisturized, and protected from sunlight.

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