This is a signature combination treatment that has been formulated exclusively for Dr. Nerina Wilkinson + Associates, a bespoke treatment specifically designed for clients who want firmer, brighter, and more evenly toned skin around the eye area.

Periocular Brightening Peel

This is a signature combination treatment that has been formulated exclusively for Dr Nerina Wilkinson + Associates. This bespoke treatment is specifically designed for clients who want firmer, brighter and more evenly tone skin around the eye area.

This indication-specific combination peel, together with microneedling, forms part of the exclusive periocular protocol for superior results around the eye area.

Treatment time:

30 - 45 minutes


Topical anaesthetic cream


2-5 days

Discomfort Level:



Immediately, results keep improving for up to 3 months


Indefinitely with regular maintenance treatments
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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Included In A Periocular Brightening Treatment?

  • Cleansing
  • Periocular Mesopeel® chemical peel application
  • Peel neutralisation
  • Micro-needling with Melilot
  • Skin Tonic & SPF application

What Can Be Treated With A Periocular Brightening Treatment?

  • Imperfections & wrinkles around the eye area
  • Hyperpigmentation of the eye area
  • Loss of tissue density
  • Dark circles under the eyes
  • Loss of brightness
  • Puffiness around the eye area

What Results Can I Expect From A Periocular Brightening Treatment?

Immediate brightness will be seen in the area, however long-term results will keep improving up to 3 months. In some clients we advise the combination periocular skin brightening treatments with periocular Hyaluronic Acid filler injections to improve dark hollows and shadows.

How Often Should I Have A Periocular Brightening Treatment?

The amount of treatments required will depend on the type and severity of your concern, but a treatment plan will be provided to you after you initial consultation. Generally 4 treatments are recommended at 1 to 2 week intervals, but it can be recommended in conjunction with other treatments for optimal results.

What Is The Downtime For A Periocular Brightening Treatment?

Redness can be expected for 3+ days post treatment. A heated
sensation can also be expected for the next 2 days. Tightness of the skin
can be experienced due to swelling and eyes can appear swollen.
Dryness and heaviness of the eyes have also been experienced. Blood
spotting can appear underneath the skin and will resolve in 5+ days.
Dryness and slight skin wrinkling might appear around day 3 after
which flaking usually begins on day 3 and can last for a further 3+ days.

How Do I Know If A Periocular Brightening Treatment Is Right For Me?

Always start with a professional consultation with qualified and experienced specialists for an in-depth analysis of your skin and to reach a good understanding of your skincare concerns and goals.

Our unique and comprehensive VISIA Skin Analysis is available for you to discuss and analyse your concerns and goals and for our team of specialists to provide bespoke advice.

Schedule your VISIA Skin Analysis today! 



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Known as leaders in the skincare industry, we have pioneered industry-changing rejuvenation techniques and signature procedures such as 3D Microneedling™, Forma HydraLyft™, and Glow Getter™.

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