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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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...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 :(

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 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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Dry, itchy skin 2 months now after a jessner's + TCA chem peel what to do I fell like Old im 23 Please help me And Then I became acne prone skin. :(?

Dry, itchy skin 2 months now after a jessner's + TCA chem peel what to do I fell like Old im 23 Please help me And Then I became acne prone skin. :(?

Avoid peels: Avoid peels in the future and give your skin time to recover. Use a moisturizer like Eucerine cream that is unscented. Don't bathe more than 3-4 times a week and avoid overwashing face. Washing dries out the skin even more. Use moisturizers often. ...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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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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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

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


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more