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Croton Oil Peel Stockton

Women and men in the Stockton area are discovering the croton oil peel for wrinkle reduction and brown spot removal. This natural formulation is derived from a type of evergreen shrub with powerful medicinal properties.

About chemical peels

A chemical peel exfoliates skin without abrasion. Mild peels brighten dull, tired complexions. Medium peels penetrate a bit deeper, addressing early signs of UV damage and aging.

The croton oil peel is a more aggressive option, appropriate for damage from sun exposure, smoking, and aging. Treatment improves the deep structure of skin, erasing brown spots and softening wrinkles. It is especially effective for lax, wrinkled skin around the eyes as well as lines around the mouth & lips. A croton oil peel produces dramatic textural changes, for skin that is thicker, smoother, evenly-toned, and glowing with good health.


Preparation, procedure, and recuperation

This deep peel provides impressive results, but treatment requires some patient commitment:

  • Sun avoidance for several weeks before the peel.
  • A daily skin care regimen for about six weeks, to prepare skin and minimize post-procedure redness.
  • Oral sedation helps you relax for treatment. Face and neck are numbed with local anesthesia. The peel process takes about an hour.
  • Residual discomfort is managed with medications.
  • Expect prominent swelling for the first 24 hours, improving to mild by about day three. Scabbing and crusting occur and usually resolve within a week to ten days. Residual redness gradually fades
  • Skin must be washed several times daily, and ointment applied to maintain moisture.
  • Makeup may be worn after the first week, providing skin has fully healed. Most patients return to normal activities in two weeks.

Is it worth the commitment? Yes, if you want a naturally younger appearance, with radiant healthy skin and results that last years! Learn more about the croton oil peel with us at California Skin & Laser Center in Stockton, Elk Grove or Lodi. Call 209-751-4292

Dr. Gerald Bock - California Skin & Laser Center

Dr. Gerald N. Bock
Dr. Gerald Bock is a board-certified general, cosmetic, and surgical dermatologist serving patients in the following California, United States communities: Lodi, CA; Stockton, CA; and Elk Grove, CA. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Dermatology and is a pioneer of cosmetic surgery in the Central Valley. Dr. Bock’s goal is to provide services that enhance an individual’s beauty without making them look like they have had anything done. He is committed to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals with innovative treatments that deliver ageless results.


I have done the Croton Oil Peel and love it. I feel like I look in my 40's and I am almost 70. The girls in the office are the best and Dr. Bock does whatever makes you happy. I did the laser 10 years ago and it was also great. They keep up on all up-to-date procedures.
~ Margie W.
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