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5072 W. Plano Pkwy, Suite 150,
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 362-9567

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Wow!!! I randomly looked up a dermatologist in my area for a small procedure I needed done and I will say I could not be happier with this team!!!! EVERYONE in the office is just so friendly and welcoming. The Doctor was super super nice and explained everything in detail that was easily understandable and even had suggestions on how to keep costs down.The nurse I had was WONDERFUL!!! Just an all around perfect experience and I highly highly suggest this office to anyone in the West Plano area. Great example of good culture in an office. Loved my visit!

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Plano, TX are dermatologist describes the different types of chemical peels available

Dermatologists such as Drs. Daniel Achtman and Carmine McConnell of DSA Dermatology are excited to offer Plano, TX area patients with a wide range of medical and cosmetic dermatology solutions to improve their skin. At DSA Dermatology, we are strong believers in rejuvenation of the skin to maintain a youthful, beautiful appearance even as patients age. There are many services available to patients who want to avoid the development of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as those who want to address hyperpigmentation concerns or acne blemishes and scarring. For most patients, they may be introduced by a professional to the advantages of chemical peels.

Types of Chemical Peels in Plano TX Area


Chemical peels are skin treatments which are done to rejuvenate skin cell turnover and improve the texture and tone of the skin. They are done by applying specific chemicals to the skin and then washing them off. By doing this, it allows the chemicals to activate the skin’s natural healing process, stimulating it to boost collagen production and shed the old, upper layers of the skin. Chemical peels have been used for decades for concerns such as acne and aging.


There are several types of chemical peels that Drs. Daniel Achtman and Carmine McConnell provide in their practice. Determining which one is appropriate for your specific skin needs is done during the initial consultation visit at DSA Dermatology. Here are just a few of the common chemical peels performed at our practice:

  • Glycolic acid
  • Salicylic acid
  • Lactic acid
  • Trichloracetic acid
  • Retinoic acid
  • Arbutin

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Some of these peels are more mild while others are more aggressive. A consultation appointment and evaluation with one of our team members will allow patients the ability to choose the one best suited for their specific needs. Patients will also be educated on what to expect after their peel. Mild peels may result in some redness afterwards, while more aggressive peels can cause extensive peeling and flaking of the skin over the course of several days. Determining the one best for a specific patient must be done with the guidance of a quality dermatologist such as those available through DSA Dermatology.


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DSA Dermatology Best Doctors Dr. Daniel S. Achtman DSA Dermatology Best Doctors Dr. Carmine G. McConnell DSA Dermatology Best Doctors Dr. Jordan. Achtman

At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX, Dr. Daniel S. Achtman, Dr. Carmine G. McConnell and Dr. Jordan. Achtman.

Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.

Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.

Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.

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