Medical strength peel is caustic procedure that burns the outer layer of the skin revealing a younger fresher looking skin. Usually Acids like salicylic lactic will be used and products very in their strength.
You do have down time with the peel, but lighter peels has no down time and ofter can be perform on the lunch time.
Peels are effective for light skin pigmentation problems, Reduction of sebaceous gland oil, sun spots, fine lines and wrinkles and minor skin problems. Usually multiple treatments are needed