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How Long Do Burns Caused by 50% TCA Peel Take To Heal? (photo)

I applied 50% TCA peel in my forehead and right cheeks but I didn't notice that I put many amount that's why it caused burns. I'm on my 2nd day now but it doesn't disappear. I'm really afraid that it might cause a scar in my forehead and cheeks..please help me,i attached here some of my photos..

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50% self-applied TCA is dangerous! Stop and see a specialist!

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What you are doing is very dangerous.  You should stop self treatment with TCA and see a specialist before you destroy your skin!

Salt Lake City Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

Self Treatment with 50% TCA Will Always Have a Bad Outcome

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Based on the skin type shown in this photo, I would never recommend that you have a 50% TCA treatment.  Doing this at home is absolute insanity! Intervention by an experienced Facial Plastic Surgeon or Dermatologist is called for ASAP.

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Fort Myers Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

Burns caused by 50% TCA and healing time

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Working with Chemical peels is very dangerous if you are not a certified specialist.  This burns and scars might last a very long time to heal since you have olive/tan cskin and can take months up to a year to fade enough to cover with makeup.  I recommend seeing a specialist immediately and avoid ALL EXFOLIATION!  Good Luck!

Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

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