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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20% TCA, full face for acne scarring and poor texture. It all happened pretty quickly... initially it was a mild stinging feeling, but quickly turned into major burning...fan did wonders!! Had a 20% TCA full face, neck and decolletage peel on Tuesday (10/20). I just took this picture just... READ MORE

3 or so months later:    I have no brown spots, my skin cleared up a lot. Also, the texture has improved trumendously.  I'm going to wait till the end of the month and do it again, this time i think i'll do 3/5 solution and 2/3 water, that should make the solution close to 20%... READ MORE

I don't recommend this to anyone! It was a VERY painful experience. I was off work for 2 weeks and had a horrible time! The swelling was so severe my eyes were swollen all but shut for 6 days! I was afraid to go out in public.I did a 100% TCA peel at home 4 weeks ago. The usual swelling pain was... READ MORE

I have serious acne scars and I`m 30 years old. A few years ago for a long period(4 years) I had a severe cystic acne and facial ulcers that caused face full of ice picked scars, redness, huge pores & a constant need for make up. My dermatologist first stopped acne and then suggested a TCA... READ MORE

I found the results of a TCA peel to be effective if done correctly. However, mistakes are very costly and cause more hassle than its worth.I done some really stupid which is I picked the scabs of on day 3 and am now left with this light brown blotch on my face. Can someone offer some advice... READ MORE

I had a 50 percent tca from my brother art home and after three months it looks like the picture above.Raw red?lumpy its horrific not even doctors help.She sent me to a NHS dermatologist who is thinking of putting me on accutane.But as far as I know accutane sucks all the oils in your body wont... READ MORE

I did a TCA skin peel to improve some dark spots on my face during the healing process i accidently scratch the tip side of my nose now i have a small dent what can i do it happen 1 week ago READ MORE

At the time of this procedure I was 23 years old, now 25. I had this to help with the shallow atrophic acne scarring I have on the left side of my cheek as well as an allover smoothing of my skin. I paid $1,100.00 CAN I was given Valtrex for 2 days before, 7 days after. The procedure took... READ MORE

If used as directed, this stuff only produces a MILD stinging. As long as you leave it on less than 3 minutes it should feel like a bee sting and then go numb. I was removing deep scars on my arms so I needed to use 50% TCA and leave it on over 10 minutes. Though I left it on way above the... READ MORE

This is my second peel i have done at home. The first time I did this I only left the peel on for 3 minutes as it burnt so much, the results where not noticeable. I have also done a peel on my mum, I used numbing cream on her and she was able to leave it on for 4 min. Her results where... READ MORE

I suffered from severe acne on my face, neck and back, and as a result I was left with a fair few craters in my skin. Doctor Lim advised my on the TCA peel treatment, and I couldn't be happier with the results. I no longer had to feel self conscious about the scars on my face - after the... READ MORE

Hi everyone. I saw this post and I became excited https://www.realself.com/review/my-house-my-own-tca-peels-and-loving I have scars on my face caused by acne but not deep though very visible. It's annoying me. I would like the scars to vanish. I read that tca peel can help. I'm an asian with... READ MORE

When you turned 40 you realized that you have to take care of your skin more then ever. I did lot of research to find right treatment for me. I had microneedling procedure for my entire face but I wasn't happy with my under eyes area. Then I went to Dr. Gallante's office and he did a MIRACLE for me! READ MORE

I decided to get a skin peel because I've heard so many great reviews about it. I wasn't really comfortable going to a licensed practitioner and spending too much money. But I also didn't want to do it myself and end up with terrible results. After scouring the internet I found a great website... READ MORE

I had a 25% TCA peel two days ago at a clinic in England. I found the procedure to be fairly benign, there was a lot of itching when the ointment was applied but the fan took care of that. I had the procedure done on Friday and it is now Sunday and I am a bit disappointed as I've only... READ MORE

I did a 50% tca peel under my left eye and am horrified that I have done permanent damage. I underestimated how strong 50% was and never should have put it around my eye. My eye feels really tight and dry and I can feel my lower skin tugging away from my eyeball every time I open my mouth. I... READ MORE

I can say with full conviction that acne scars hampers one's confidence given that today's society are so fixated at vanity, scrutinising at individuals physical attributes. Dr Davin has been more than a dermatologist to me. Through his experience and expertise in this field, he has provided... READ MORE

Hi have a lot of fine lines and "smoker's lines" around my mouth. My skin texture is rough. I went in for the TCA 20 peel. The redness lasted about 1-2 days. I put Cerave moisturizer cream on constantly for 3 days and also sunscreen. I am cleansing with Cetaphil gentle cleanser. On day... READ MORE

I applied a first layer of TCA 25% on my hands using a cotton ball. I felt no stinging or reaction. I applied another layer, this time a slight burn/sting, then rinsed with cold water thoroughly, after leaving on for approximately 5 minutes. Day 2 my hands appeared crepey, like an old woman. Day... READ MORE

Dr. Wright consulted me on a tca peel, I had been considering it for a while but was a little nervous about the procedure, downtime, and overall results. He was very clear and thorough in the consult and answered all my questions. The procedure itself was great, Dr Wright and his staff made... READ MORE

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