I had a full face 25% TCA peel and some of my pitted scars look worse. Is this permanent?

I went in to a doctor's office and had a full face 25% tca peel done. i frosted pretty well. Some of my skin peeled prematurely but FORTUNATELY I wasn't left with any hyper pigmentation, but I am nervous because some of my pitted scars actually look worse than prior to going in for my peel. Is this permanent or can I do another peel and not allow the skin to prematurely peel and allow for a better peel to make my pitted scars look better? Any advice or answers will be greatly appreciated.

Doctor Answers 2

Pre vs post peel photos of scars.

Early days as collagen remodelling may take up to 3-4 months to settle. A really accurate way to gauge progress to have comparison photos. If you could post some up pre, and 3 months post peel. There are many other ways to manage pitted scars including lasers, RF devices, needling and PRP. Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane. Australia. 

Brisbane Dermatologist
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Facial Aging and Lasers like Fraxel/Clear + Brilliant, RF like VIVA, Peels, Fillers, Skin Care, Face Lift, Fat Injections

aging skin usually takes a combination of treatments. Your scars, for
example, might need laser treatment and/or microneedling and fillers
to even out your skin. Please see an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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