Can TCA cross be used on linear scars or wider, more shallow chicken pox scars?
Alaska Peninsula Nwr, AK
6 months ago
Had large chicken pock scar in center of my forehead. Had scar "cut out" years ago. Now looks like a shallow crater with line through the center. Looking into TCA cross. Can this treatment be used on a linear scar or on depressed around it or is it only for ice pick scars? Could I apply the TCA across to the line in the center, as if I were tracing it? Or could I "punch" the TCA into the scar along the line by pushing the toothpick into the skin along the length of the scar?
Doctor Answers 1
Top treatments for a linear atrophic scar
I would suggest segmental TCA Cross, subcision, and fillers to help correct your linear atrophic scar.
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