Ice Pick Scar on Nose. Would A TCA Peel Be Effective?

I have a ice pick scar on the tip of my nose and i was wondering if a strong TCA chemical peel would remove it if not reduce it, and if so how strong a TCA peel should i use, as laser treatment is way too expensive for such a small job. thankyou simon.

Doctor Answers 1

Sometimes TCA peels are effective for icepick scars.

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50% TCA applied with a toothpick to an ice pick scar every month for 4-6 sessions may improve it somewhat.  Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD


Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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