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TCA peel

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Vary strength depth: Tca peels vary in strength and therefore depth of penetration will also vary. Generally speaking most physicians begin with a light brief skin prep im ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
Chemical Peel: Tca peel refers to trichloroacetic acid peel. This is a type of chemical peel that can be used for facial rejuvenation. It can be a superficial or ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Most of the time: Tca or trichloroacetic acid is serious chemical misuse can cause severe damage, should be used by trained professional.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: I only use it on skin types i-iii (fair to medium pigment). I worry about pigmentation changes if the skin is darker.
A female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Out of the furnace: Peel strength may have been to strong. Should try small area of face as trial before treating entire face next time. Cool moist compresses. Make ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Lightens marks.: It helps lighten hyper pigmentation but the strength is i portent and it must be used only on light skinned individuals. Glycoluc, physicians choice o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Peel: Tca peel at home? You need a doctor to help you.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If lips become: red, raw, tender - consider applying small amounts of honey to the area.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chemical Peel: Medium peels causes a second-degree burn. The skin takes 5 to 7 days to heal to a point where you can use makeup to hide the redness caused by the pee ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Peels: the bigger question is why did you have a " month of jessner & tca peel"? This is extreme. Also these peels are medical grade meaning they can onl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Chemical peel: Tca chemical peels are very effective at removing fine wrinkles. Tca comes in a variety of strengths and as the % increases as does the effects (but a ... Read More
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