Would You Recommend a TCA Peel to Senior of Irish Descent with Thin, Very Dry Skin?

What type of individual might not be a good candidate for a TCA peel in conjunction with a regular face lift?

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Would You Recommend a TCA Peel to Senior of Irish Descent with Thin, Very Dry Skin?

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  A full face 30% TCA peel, no stronger, would seem a good solution in this case to rejuvenate the skin of the face.  This is one of my favorite peels to perform as the recovery time is typically within 1 week.  Very mildly pink, if at all that night, skin turns brown light a suntan in 2-3 days and begins to peel at 5 days revealing nice, new slightly pink skin.  There is an art to performing these peels, so be sure you select a MD with experience.  

TCA Peel on Senior with Dry Thin Skin

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TCA is an excellent choice for a senior patient with dry thin skin. The physician can control the strength of the acid and the number of applications to the patient's skin to achieve the desired results. The key to success is the experience of the individual treating the patient.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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TCA Peel on Irish, thin and aging skin

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Your thin aging Irish skin can tolerate a TCA Peel just fine.  Make sure you have been prepping for 6 weeks or so as this will ensure a more even and better outcome.  Your skin care professional will know what it means to prep for several weeks.

Good Wishes to you

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As thinner skin as dilueted TCL

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yes  i would  recomend the TCL  but dilueted to 40% and  less time  exposition.

a bad candidate for associated with TCL and face lift  the only exception could be with skin cancer previously

Ramon Navarro, MD
Mexico Plastic Surgeon

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