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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by shoeb aziz in dubai
In general, Fraxel laser can provide a lot of improvement with just a single treatment. That is why I am such a huge fan of Fraxel. That being said, I still have excellent results with traditional chemical peels. The choice really depends on your skin type, texture, and problem area. If you seek out an experienced dermatologist who performs cosmetic procedures they can best evaluate your particular skin type and make a treatment plan.
It depends on what you're trying to accomplish. If the texture needs improvement then your answer is a good precursor of what to see occur later. A chemical peel may provide excellent benefit. Fraxel Restotre may go deeper than a medium peel. See an experienced resurfacing expert.
Chemical peels are generally a very reliable method of resurfacing the skin and improving the tone and texture. However, the key is to pair the right peel with the level of resurfacing that you need. In other words, if you have significant sun damage and deep wrinkles, using a series of superficial peels will never result in any meaningful change. However, if you are in your 30s or early 40s and have mild to moderate sun damage and skin aging, a series of the appropriate chemical...
You say that you have had 5 TCA peels with little result. Clearly these are not being done by a physician. These are probably low concentration TCA. The 35% TCA gets dramatic results but is a medium depth peel with significant peeling. So by all means if you have 3 treatments left and want more dramatic results you need to discuss with your DOCTOR what would be the next best treatment for you. More aggressive TCA v Fraxel v other resurfacing lasers. ...