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Can 20% TCA Soften Smile Lines/Nose to Mouth Lines, and if So Can I Apply More Than Layer?

can 20% TCA on face soften if not remove nose to mouth/smile lines, i know that there dynamic but have researched this in depth and most of what i read back says that they can, and if so how many layers of TCA can i use in one treatment after one another.

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TCA Peels are not strong enough to remove nasolabial folds and deeper perioral lines.

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You would be better off getting the deeper lines around the mouth treated with filler, laser resurfacing or possibly even a face life.   TCA  peels will not remove these deep lines and may destroy pigment and leave scars if used too aggressively.  

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