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Biophora peels at Evolution Laser and Rejuvenation Clinic
Dr Tim Sproule

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Medical Skin Care - Biophora Peels

  • Lactic Acid Peels
  • Salicylic Acid Peels
  • Glycolic Peels


Alpha-Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic and Lactic) are naturally occurring acids derived from the sugars in particular substances. These acids work by dissolving the bond that holds dead skin cells together. This increases cell turnover, and at greater concentrations, deeper dermal effects such as increased collagen synthesis.

The activity of an Alpha Hydroxy Acid involves the concentration of AHA and the pH. Effective concentrations should be at 8% with a pH between 2.5 and 4.0. Lactic acid is a natural humectant and Lactic Acid's larger molecule size makes it less irritating than Glcolic Acid.


Salicylic acid (BHA) is a beta hydroxy acid, which is an antibacterial solution derived from willow bark, wintergreen leaves and birch bark. It is an oil based antiseptic exfoliant that deeply penetrates into in the skin, cleansing the pores of any excess debris and bacteria. Best recommended for acneic skin as it aids in controlling oil production, clearing blemishes, whiteheads and blackheads while reducing inflammation and can improving hyperpigmentation.

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Dr Sproule's first and foremost commitment is patient safety and satisfaction.

He considers individualized care as more than just a catchphrase. Itís an attitude and a vision which he enacts every day. For this reason Dr Sproule meets with each and every patient personally at the time of your very first visit. He allows ample time for your questions and listens attentively to your goals and your concerns, and then plans your individualized care.