When you get a 90 dollar peel a derm's office, they peel your skin by painting on a solution then send you home with specific instructions about how to care for your skin. How is this any different from what I myself would treat my skin? I mean, it's not like a machine that requires expertise. I know my own skin and how it reacts and what is happening while I treat it, which areas are damaged and so forth. The directions are really easy, so just unsure why docs say not to do it yourself.
Why Do Docs Say to Only Do TCA at a Doctor's Office Since It's So Easy to Follow Directions?
Doctor Answers 1
A TCA is very technique sensitive and can cause serious scars and pigment damage if done incorrectly.
A TCA is very technique sensitive and can cause serious scars and pigment damage if done incorrectly. It's your face! I recommend you see someone who is an expert and can handle any complications.
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