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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by classy1 in NY
TCA Peels are not the answer for tattoo reomoval. The risk for pigmentaton and scarring is far too great.
The strength of TCA that MIGHT fade a tatoo is so strong it would definitely scar, especially on the foot. Please do not do this.
With the strengths of TCA required to remove tattoos, there is certainly a risk of scarring and pigmentary problems. This method of tattoo removal is very non-specific and in my opinion would cause too much collateral damage to normal skin. My suggestion is that you go to a laser center with a board certified physician in one of the cosmetically-oriented specialties such as plastic surgery or dermatology. Lasers are a safer, targeted and preferred method for tattoo removal. Of course...