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1 Doctor Answer | Asked by Tonyasiemers in burnsville,MN
Tattoos are placed fairly deep in the dermis. A TCA peel is intended to remove the epidermis and the stronger ones the superficial dermis. If a TCA peel went to the depth of the tattoo you would get a nasty scar. Lasers have pretty much replaced other means of tattoo removal like salabrasion (using salt to r;ub off the tattoo) or surgical excision. The Candela Corporation seems to have an excellent device to remove tattoos in their Alex TriVantage laser. This works for the...