Subcision/Filler or TCA CROSS first for ice-pick and boxcar scars? (Photo)

Does performing subcision/filler first make TCA CROSS more effective? What percentage is best for Fitzpatrick type 3 skin?

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No, acne scars should be treated based upon scar type

No, only narrow box car scars and deep ice pick scars can be treated with TCA CROSS, the other scars should be treated with other methods including subcision, fillers, lasers and energy based micro needling systems. See Dr Tim Eliot, Dermatologist in Perth. Au. 

Cheers, Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane. Australia. 


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