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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

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Dr. Mark Johnson
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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


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Does tca peel work for all skin types?

Most of the time: Tca or trichloroacetic acid is serious chemical misuse can cause severe damage, should be used by trained professional. ...Read more

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What is it like to have a tca peel done?

What is it like to have a tca peel done?

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 immediately prior to the procedure hile others employ a more extensive course of retinoids. The peel itself takes minutes with se immediate stinging which varies on intensity and rarely lasts more than 5 mins followed by a light dressing & skin regime. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tca peel?

What is the definition or description of: tca peel?

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 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 be equally as dramatic. ...Read more

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I do a TCA peel at home and now I sm swelling badly. What product can I buy over the counteur to reduice my swelling can voltarol help?

I do a TCA peel at home and now I sm swelling badly. What product can I buy over the counteur to reduice my swelling can voltarol help?

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 sure wash face with with PH neutral rinse. Apply over the counter cortisone. Voltarol will help reduce pain and swelling, please take with food to avoid stomach irritation ...Read more

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Will the tca peel work with acne?

Will the tca peel work with acne?

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 of arizona , salicylic, or vi peel are better tolerated in darker skin. Laser such as isolasz may be better for active acne. ...Read more

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I did a 12% tca peel and my cheek first frosted and is now brownish and tender. When will the brownness go away and is this normal?

I did a 12% tca peel and my cheek first frosted and is now brownish and tender. When will the brownness go away and is this normal?

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 peel. There is little or no pain after the peel, but there may be some swelling, especially if the area around the eyes is treated. The skin will turn reddish brown in 2 to 3 days, become crusty, and then flake and peel over the next few days. ...Read more

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After a month of Jessners+ TCA peel my face gone prone to acne which im not, And itchy What to do? help please :(

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 only be performed by a doctor or under supervision of a doctor. Please make an appointment to see the doctor who prescribed this course of treatment. ...Read more

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Does a tca peel get rid of fine lines under the eyes or just reduce the apperance?

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 also the risks). ...Read more