Is the TCA Cross Method Effective for Acne Scarring?
- Asked by LaurS in maryland
- 4 years ago
Treatment of acne scarring
Chemical peels are not very effective for the treatment of deep acne scarring. TCA is effective as a pre-treatment for ice pick acne scarring. (Cross Method) I usually treat these deep scars first using a toothpick and 90% TCA. This is then followed a few weeks later with resurfacing with SmartXide with a tight dot spacing and stacking to get deeper penetration.
The TCA cross method is helpful for some deep scars
Acne scars need deep peels
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