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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.

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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