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Light Brown Spots During TCA Peel. Did I over Peel? (photo)

I did a 2 layer 12.5 and I'm on day 3 now. I have tiny light spots on the dark patch where I put the peel on. It isn't flaking, but is very tight and wrinkly when I move my mouth. Is the light spots signs of over peeling and a burn. The dark patch still has a bit of red also. NOTE: The two large dark spots are not burnt results from the peel. My skin was literally BLACK in those places. Not brown, but Black.

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Light Brown Spots During TCA Peel. Did I over Peel?

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"Did I over peel?" YES you did a vey foolish thing --- SELF TREATMENTS! Best to see a derm to render correct medical care.  


Miami Plastic Surgeon
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TCA is not for home use

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Wish you the best of luck if you applied this peel on your own.  TCA is a dangerous acid and should only be applied by a physician who is experienced with this material.  Hopefully you have not permanently damaged your skin.  

Jeffrey Zwiren, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

TCA peel

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TCA peels should be performed by an experienced plastic surgeon or Dermatologist. TCA is a powerful acid that can cause and have many complications. See a plastic surgeon or dermatologist for examination and treatment. Treatment can take time and be very difficult.

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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