TCA Peel

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The TCA chemical peel uses trichloroacetic acid to dry the top layers of skin so they peel off over a period of several days. The treatment is used to reduce discoloration, improve melasma, and reduce fine lines. LEARN MORE ›

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Wanted to Look Fresher - Sydney, AU

I'm a 57 year old women who's youngest daughter is getting married and I wanted to look fresh but didn't want surgery. I thought the pain was bearable and the whole procedure was over after 45 minutes. The hardest part for me was staying in doors for 2 weeks, but I think it was well worth it. I... READ MORE

Best Jesner TCA Peel EVER!!! - Austin, TX

Visit Beau Visage in Austin and ask for Micah! She is a medical esthetian and can go beyond what the other regular spa esthetians can not do because she has trained under Dr. Anthony Bittar in Austin. She is professional, kind, patient, and listens to your needs. She adjusts the treatment to... READ MORE

Burn from Tca Peel - Tampa, FL

I was stupid enough to burn myself with 50% tca and these are the scars it left. Will it ever go away? The skin never blistered. It just scabbed over the next few days and when that came off I had this. Unfortunately I made it worse by putting mederma on it which turns out I'm allergic to it. So... READ MORE

Starting TCA Cross

Take a look at the photographs, and you'll the see the problem: My face -- and especially my nose -- looks like a bulletin board that's had too many thumb tacks pushed into it over the years. I bought the TCA Scar kit from Platinum Skin Care, and have just started to apply the 15%... READ MORE

12.5 Percent TCA Peel

I have some fine lines under my eyes from years of smoking and a few wrinkles i wanted to make less noticeable. I am Very disappointed, went to Modesto Dermatology. I talk to the doctor for like less than a minute and they had some girl do my peel that was jumpy, really worried about burning my... READ MORE

20% Tca Peel. 35 Year Old Female - Plymouth, GB

I have a big issue with fine lines and wrinkles around my eyes. The same surgeon who performed my rhinoplasty suggested the tca peel rather than the surgery options I was looking into. He said the peel will reduce the lines and hopefully get rid of the sun spots that I have. Peel was done... READ MORE

First Microneedling (Dermapen) with 30% Tca Peel - Cape Town, ZA

Well I had my first microneedling and tca peel, so I just have to wait and see the results, was not painful, i was just very red but thats expected. i will do another microneedling with prp in 3 weeks and then one more with the tca peel the week after Infini was recomended but where I live its... READ MORE

Does TCA Work on Scars & Why Isn't It Covered Under Bluecross/blueshield Medicare Advantage?

Hi, I am a 50 year old African American with smooth dark spots left from chicken pox that I had when I was 10. Throughout the years I have worn long sleeves even in the summer. I also have genetic disorder called trimethylaminuria, which worsened leaving me with a hideous smell, where keeping a... READ MORE

34 Years Old , Brazilian - Utah, UT

I have tried many many things for my acne scars , which aren't the worst but they are there , at first it felt like my skin was improving then , nothing ! Derma pen , ematrix etc. I didn't like the ematrix at all , the derma pen I like for cleaning my skin and such but not for my scars , since... READ MORE

50yo Sun Worshipper Got 35% TCA Peel and Erased Sins of the Past - THRILLED w/Result and w/Dr. Catherine Winslow, Carmel IN

I am scheduled for a tuck up (see my face lift review) and decided to go for the chemical peel while I am under, which I had opted out of when Dr. Winslow did my face lift last year. I had skipped it because I was not ready to give up tanning. Tanning would destroy the results of the TCA peel.... READ MORE

Tca Prep on Shins for Hyper Pigmentation

So this weekend I'm going to fix some very dark hyper pigmentation on my legs from my hockey days. I'm not too worried but this is more a test before I try it on the scars on my face. I want to tests strengths on a place that I'm not too worried about. I'm trying it at 20%. Hopefully that'll be... READ MORE

53 Yrs Old Female Scares on Arms Bought 100% TCA at Home Note Work in Medical Field.

I Had scars on arms bought 100% TCA did a 35% peel on one arm and a 25% on the hand since the hand skin is much thinner then the skin on your arm. Washed skin before and used a skin peel brush bought on line with the 100% TCA diluted with saline making sure not to over lap brush strokes, I did... READ MORE

24 - bombay, uk

First i would warn everyone..plz plzz nvr ever go for a tca 100% try 50%instead..or otherwise you will ruin your face like me..i did a 100%..on a very tiny hole..nd it made it a very very big scar..i m totaly heartbroken..plzz its my humble rqst..dont do it..i know you want to get rid of your... READ MORE

25% TCA Peel Done at Home

Hi, I recently turned 40 and decided to more aggressively treat some changes in my skin, my pores are larger, I have a few dark spots ( I have always enjoyed sunshine) uneven skin tone, clogged pores (small black heads) and extra oily T-zone with dry patches on cheeks. I have done... READ MORE

TCA CROSS Method for Acne Scars, at Home

I am writing to review the TCA CROSS method for acne scars, which I performed on myself at home using 50% TCA initially then switching to 80% TCA that I purchased online. I should note that at this point my scars are very minor having previously had laser and also dermarolling at home but they... READ MORE

Tca Peel 30% at Home

I have had peels before and after cost and time 4 months pass and a 1000 to get tto the 30% level and results. I have never had any discomfort and had them all done at the spa. This year I decided after reading several online blogs and watching youtube videos well I felt " I can do this" ;) !... READ MORE

Chemical Peel, Botox & Lip Filler by Dr Mesa Made an Outstanding Makeover on Me, Just in Time for a Family Wedding! New York, NY

I was attending my cousin's wedding in 4 weeks and I needed to look great for it. I have never done anything in my face but I felt I didn't look the way I feel: young and fresh. I though that maybe I needed a lift or something done.I did a consultation with Dr. Mesa based on RealSelf reviews... READ MORE

31 Years Old, Sun Damaged Skin, Mild Acne, Former Heavy Smoker - Beverly Hills, CA

I didn't quite take care of my skin during my late teens and 20's. I was a heavy smoker, a tanning bed user, lived in sunny Florida and spent a lot of time at the beach. I failed to use spf.. As a result of this my skin prematurely aged with dark sun spots, slight loss of elasticity and fine... READ MORE

42 Y/o Hispanic Female with Melasma - Dallas, TX

I'm tired of wearing tons of makeup to cover my melasma. I'm a 42 year old Hispanic female with dark patches on my face. I have done 6 jessners peels and microdermabrasion with an esthetician. It has lightened it a bit but still not enough to get rid of the spots completely.Hoping this Tca peel... READ MORE

African American Skin TCA Peel - Minneapolis, MN

Summer 2015 I experience I horrible skin rash. I found out later it was a ring worm... on my FACE!! I was able to stop it from spreading, but it left a scar. I tried a lot of skin lightens, buy it wasn't helping. Few months later was diagnosis with contact dermatitis. It took 4 weeks to clear... READ MORE

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