Surgeon-Led Specialist Clinic

Led by plastic surgeon Dr. Ayad Harb, we pride ourselves on the standard of care, quality and safety of our treatments.

Central Clinic Locations

SRGN has three state of the art clinic locations in Central London, Bicester & Ascot.

Care Quality Commission

We're regulated by the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

GMC Registered Surgeons

All of our surgeons are registered with the General Medical Council.



Dermaceutic Peel

What is Dermaceutic Peel?

The Dermaceutic Peel represents a fusion of science and aesthetics, establishing itself as a cornerstone in the realm of dermatological innovations. For those unfamiliar with the process, it is essentially a non-invasive skin resurfacing technique. But calling it just a technique might be an oversimplification. It’s more of an experience, a journey to rediscovering the skin's latent vibrancy.

At its core, the Dermaceutic Peel is designed to harness the revitalising potential of specific acids and naturally-derived ingredients. Each component has been carefully selected based on its efficacy and its synergy with other ingredients. The aim is not just to treat the skin but to nourish it, bringing out its natural beauty.

So, how does it work? The treatment involves the meticulous application of a unique blend of ingredients onto the skin's surface. This promotes the gentle exfoliation of the skin’s outermost layer. While this might sound rudimentary, the precision and expertise involved in determining the depth of the peel, the duration it remains on the skin, and the exact blend used make all the difference. As the aged and damaged top layer sheds, it makes way for the emergence of a newer, healthier layer. This new layer is often softer, smoother, and imbued with a natural luminosity that many patients describe as transformative.

One of the primary appeals of the Dermaceutic Peel lies in its adaptability. Whether you're navigating through the challenges of sun-induced damage, aging, acne scars, or uneven pigmentation, this peel offers a tailored solution. What's remarkable is its potential to cater to such a diverse array of skin concerns while ensuring minimal discomfort. Each session is calibrated according to the individual’s unique skin type, ensuring optimal results.

While discussing the process, it's essential to address the patient's experience during the treatment. Under the guidance of our clinic's seasoned experts, every step is taken to ensure an atmosphere of comfort. Most patients report feeling a sensation, often described as a mild tingling or warmth, as the peel works its magic. This sensation is temporary, a sign that the active ingredients are interacting with the skin, setting the stage for rejuvenation.

Perhaps the most compelling aspect of the Dermaceutic Peel is its convenience. In today’s fast-paced world, prolonged recovery periods aren't always feasible. Understandably, many prospective patients are wary of treatments that might necessitate extended downtime. This is where the Dermaceutic Peel shines brightly. It offers tangible, often dramatic results without the need for lengthy recovery. Patients can, in most cases, seamlessly reintegrate into their daily routines, making it an ideal choice for those who are time-strapped but refuse to compromise on skin health.

The intrinsic value of this treatment extends beyond the immediate visual enhancements. It’s about confidence, self-assurance, and the joy of seeing one's reflection and loving what one sees. By promoting cell turnover and skin renewal, the Dermaceutic Peel isn't just a short-term fix; it’s an investment in the skin's long-term health. Over time, with consistent care and potential follow-up sessions, patients can expect a continuous improvement in texture, tone, and overall skin quality.

The Dermaceutic Peel is more than just another treatment in the vast landscape of dermatological solutions. It's a commitment to oneself, a promise of rejuvenation, and a step towards enduring skin health. Under the skilled hands of our team, every session is a step towards a brighter, healthier, and more confident you.

At a glance

Treatment Time

30-60 minutes



Hospital Stay

Not required

Full Recovery

5-7 days

Time off work

Depends on the individual; some may require 1-2 days.


After 24 hours


After 72 hours



Benefits of the treatment

The Dermaceutic Peel is not merely a treatment; it's a transformative experience that offers a multifaceted array of advantages for the skin. One of the most immediate and noticeable benefits is the way it brings forth a youthful radiance, mitigating the tell-tale signs of age. By targeting fine lines and wrinkles, this peel acts as a natural, non-surgical facelift, enabling individuals to turn back the clock and embrace a younger-looking complexion.

But the peel's influence isn't limited to age management. One of the pervasive challenges many face, regardless of age, is uneven skin tone. Sunspots, age spots, and hyperpigmentation can mar the beauty of the skin, often leading to a loss of self-confidence. The Dermaceutic Peel comes to the rescue here, levelling out the skin tone and minimising the appearance of these imperfections. The result is a smoother, more even-toned skin that radiates health and vitality.

Further delving into its benefits, the Dermaceutic Peel plays a pivotal role in refining the skin's overall texture. Our skin, over time and due to various factors like environmental pollutants and lifestyle choices, loses its natural smoothness. By promoting the shedding of dead skin cells and facilitating faster cell turnover, the peel ensures that the skin regains its lost suppleness. This naturally smooth and soft skin not only feels good to the touch but also provides an excellent base for makeup, allowing it to glide on seamlessly.

For those plagued by the persistent scars left behind by acne, the Dermaceutic Peel offers hope. Acne can be a distressing condition to deal with, but its after-effects, in the form of scars, can be equally, if not more, distressing. This treatment is adept at reducing the visibility of acne scars, offering a clearer complexion. By targeting the deeper layers of the skin, it encourages the growth of new skin cells, which gradually replace the scarred tissue, leading to a marked reduction in the appearance of scars.

Lastly, the psychological upliftment this treatment provides cannot be overlooked. With a clearer, more vibrant, and youthful skin, there's a natural boost in self-confidence and self-esteem. It's not just about looking good; it's about feeling good. When individuals are confident in their skin, it permeates every aspect of their lives, from personal interactions to professional engagements.

The Dermaceutic Peel is more than a cosmetic intervention; it's an investment in oneself, a journey to holistic well-being, and a commitment to lasting skin health.

Is The Dermaceutic Peel Painful?

The experience of the Dermaceutic Peel varies among individuals, but most report a sensation that can best be described as a mild tingling or warmth. This sensation is a manifestation of the peel's active ingredients working in synergy with the skin's natural processes. As these ingredients interact with the skin, they promote exfoliation and renewal, which might cause this sensation. It's a fleeting feeling, lasting only for the duration of the application in most cases. Post-application, any residual sensation typically dissipates rapidly. It's also worth noting that our expert clinicians always prioritise patient comfort, employing techniques and post-treatment care that minimise any potential discomfort.

How Often Can I Undergo This Treatment?

The frequency of the Dermaceutic Peel sessions hinges on various factors, such as the individual's skin type, specific concerns being addressed, and desired outcomes. While some might benefit from a series of treatments spaced a few weeks apart, others might achieve their desired results with less frequency. Typically, for ongoing skin health and maintenance, sessions spaced at 4-6 week intervals are recommended. However, a personalised assessment with one of our dermatological experts will provide clarity on the ideal frequency tailored to individual needs.

What Post-Treatment Care Is Required?

After undergoing a Dermaceutic Peel, the skin enters a phase of rapid renewal. As such, it becomes crucial to adopt a gentle skincare regimen. Direct sun exposure should be minimised, and a high-quality SPF should be a staple in one's daily routine to protect the newly revealed skin layer. Moreover, the use of harsh skincare products should be avoided, and moisturising the skin regularly aids in its recovery, keeping it hydrated and nourished. It's also recommended to avoid aggressive physical exfoliation for a week post-treatment. The key is to let the skin heal and renew itself naturally, supported by nurturing skincare practices.

Will There Be Visible Peeling?

The term "peel" might invoke images of noticeable, continuous skin shedding. However, the reality with the Dermaceutic Peel is often more subtle. While some individuals may experience light flaking or minor peeling, it's typically not dramatic or excessively noticeable. This natural shedding process is the skin's way of letting go of damaged cells to reveal the healthier ones underneath. It's essential not to pick or pull at any loose skin during this phase, as it could lead to scarring or pigmentation. Moisturising can alleviate any tightness or dryness associated with this process.

Are There Any Side Effects?

Like any dermatological treatment, the Dermaceutic Peel comes with its set of potential side effects, though they are generally mild and temporary. Commonly reported side effects include transient redness, mild swelling, and a feeling of tightness or dryness. These symptoms are typically short-lived, often resolving within a few days. Pre-treatment consultation and post-treatment care are integral in ensuring that any potential side effects are minimised. It's paramount to communicate any concerns or questions to the clinician before and after the procedure, ensuring a smooth and beneficial treatment journey.

About Our Clinic

Located in the heart of Ascot, Bicester, and London, the SRGN Clinic exemplifies afusion of cutting-edge science, unparalleled skill, and an unwavering commitment to patient care. The clinic stands as a beacon of excellence in thefield of aesthetic and plastic surgery.

Leading the team at SRGN is Dr. Ayad Harb, a renowned plastic surgeon and aesthetic trainer. His expertise, honed by years of experience and a genuine passion for improving lives, defines the very core of the clinic's ethos. Dr. Harb's innovative techniques, combined with an artistic eye for detail, enable him to deliver consistently exceptional results that are tailored to each patient's individual needs and desires.

At SRGN, we believe in the transformative power of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Our treatments, ranging from non-invasive procedures to complex surgical interventions, are designed to enhance and accentuate your natural beauty. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable, and confidential environment where you can discuss your aesthetic goals openly, and together we create a treatment plan that brings these goals to life.

Every member of the SRGN team shares a deep commitment to patient care. We prioritise your comfort, safety, and satisfaction from the moment you step into our clinic. Each of our facilities mirrors the luxury and tranquility of their surroundings, offering a serene space where you can embark on your journey to self-improvement.

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