Top
20
Doctor insights on: Are Tca Peels Any Good

Share
1

1
Are tca peels any good ?

Are tca peels any good ?

Yes: They can be quite effective for mild to moderate wrinkles, texture changes, superficial pigment, and other age-relate changes. Really deep perioral wrinkles, however, need something stronger. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Mark Johnson
59 doctors shared insights

Tca Peel (Definition)

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 medium depth peel, depending on how it is done. When used as a medium depth peel, it usually causes about a week of significant redness, but the cosmetic improvements can ...Read more


2

2
Are there any good facial chemical peels for home use?

Are there any good facial chemical peels for home use?

Home chemical peel: 50% glycolic acid home chemical peel for sun damage, lines, acne and age spots 1 fl oz by skin obsession side effects can be hyper pigmentation, hypo pigmentation, and less likely scars so be careful. ...Read more

3

3
What are some effective chemical peels?

What are some effective chemical peels?

There are many: There are many peels that are used to treat the skin. Mild peels result in a little flaking and deep peels can leave the skin raw and take a few days to a week to heal. Depending on your skin and your desired result your physician can help you decide what depth of peel you will require. Aesthtecians also do peels, their training is not the same as your physician so be careful. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How effective are micropeels and chemical peels for improving skin?

How effective are micropeels and chemical peels for improving skin?

Peels are healthy : Chemical peels are very effective for improving skin. They produce a significant exfoliation which then allows therapeutic products to penetrate better. They also have therapeutic value aside from exfoliation, improving texture and fine lines, among other things. Regular peels can improve the appearance and health of your skin. ...Read more

5

5
Are there any good wrinkle fillers for mouth lines?

Are there any good wrinkle fillers for mouth lines?

Several options: There are multiple options. Sometimes an injectable filler is a good choice. If the wrinkles are extensive then a skin rejuvenation treatment such as a fractional laser or dermabrasion may be a better choice. You should consult with a provider experienced in facial rejuvenation to see what is best for you. ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
6

6
What are the problems with tca chemical acid skin peel for legs?

What are the problems with tca chemical acid skin peel for legs?

Scarring: There are many complications associated with trichloroacetic acid chemical peels involving the non-facial skin including keloid scarring, prolonged erythema, pigmentary changes, milia, skin atrophy, and textural changes. ...Read more

7

7
Any treatment for acne scars other than lasers, such as chemical peels or creams?

Any treatment for acne scars other than lasers, such as chemical peels or creams?

Nothing works well: The main thing you should do is make sure you control your active lesions. Once you get a scar, lasers, peels, creams, dermabrasions just do not work well! come on in and we can discuss your options. http://www.orangecountyplasticsurgery.com/index.html. ...Read more

8

8
Chemical facial peels - are they good for sebaceous hypertrophy?

Chemical facial peels - are they good for sebaceous hypertrophy?

Possibly: Chemical peels may help sebaceous hyperplasia. Main treatment options include liquid nitrogen, cauterization, localized topical treatment with a strong acid, shave excision & laser treatments including pulsed-dye laser, co2 laser and photodynamic therapy. Consult with a dermatologist to determine which treatments might be best for you, and to be sure that the lesion is not a basal cell skin cancer. ...Read more

9

9
How effective are chemical peels for lines, scars etc?

How effective are chemical peels for lines, scars etc?

Peel for lines &...: Chemical peels can be beneficial to improve the look of fine facial lines and soft wrinkling as well as mild acne scarring. A series of treatments are typically needed for best results. It is always best to meet with, and discuss your concerns, amount of correction you wish and how much downtime you are willing to tolerate, with your cosmetic surgeon. Best options for you can be outlined. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is there any cosmetic procedures and/or products that work as good as botox on eliminating skin wrinkles but without animal testing?

Is there any cosmetic procedures and/or products that work as good as botox on eliminating skin wrinkles but without animal testing?

Doubt it: Unfortunatly animal testing is often a part of research and development. I do not have any knowledge about each companies labs but as far as I know at the present time botox disport and xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) are the only good drugs for these problems ...Read more

11

11
What are some benefits of skin laser resurfacing?

What are some benefits of skin laser resurfacing?

Numerous: Laser resurfacing has made some major advances in the last few years. Fractional laser resurfacing with a co2 or erbium laser can effectively reduce fine lines and wrinkles, reduce pore size, remove pigmented spots, improve skin texture and even tighten loose skin. The fractional technology has reduced the down time to about a week. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
12

12
Are there any chemical peels available to do at home?

Are there any chemical peels available to do at home?

Yes: Mild glycolic washes and several types of enzyme peels are available for home use. Speak to your local dermatologist or plastic surgeon for specific recommendations. ...Read more

13

13
Are chemical peels really effective in treating scars?

Are chemical peels really effective in treating scars?

Some help: Chemical peels do effectively "resurface" the skin from dead cells on the surface, and make it look more plump and smoother. In deep acne scars it is little help, as the chemicals follow the surface contours rather than plane them done like sanding (mechanical dermabrasion). Usually minor surface tightening can occur, which does mildly help the appearance of acne scars. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
15

15
I have acne and scars. Is laser effective in healing thescars? Are there any side effects of laser?

I have acne and scars. Is laser effective in healing thescars? Are there any side effects of laser?

Lasers for acne scar: Lasers can decrease the depth and severity of acne scarring. Realize it probably will not completely take the scar away. Furthermore several treatments may be necessary to see the optimal effects. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
16

16
For Gum Depigmentation - are there any alternatives to Laser? Thanks.

For Gum Depigmentation - are there any alternatives to Laser? Thanks.

Yes -several options: Laser bur abrasion (scraping) partial-thickness gum graft (traditional scalpel surgery) electrosurgery cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen) However, none of the studies I could find had enough patients to definitively say which is best. I'd recommend discussing with at least two oral surgeons before deciding on your treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Besides excimer laser; what other therapies are effective for vitiligo? If its natural, even better. Thanks

Besides excimer laser; what other therapies are effective for vitiligo?  If its natural, even better. Thanks

UVB-NB phototherapy: This is less invasive than excimer laser but will take more sessions. Note that there is no guarantee that any treatment would work. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Fox Dr. Fox
16 doctors agreed:
20

20
Whats better for acne scars laser removal or facial peels? Is there a better one besides these two as well?

Dr. Joshua Fox Dr. Fox
16 doctors agreed:

Acne scars: In general lasers can help both depressed and elevated acne scars. They can also help white or red scars- even if they are old! lasers also can achieve a higher degree of correction in most cases. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers