At Home TCA Peel for Dark Acne Scars?

I'm hispanic and have dark brown acne scars on my face would an at home TCA peel help lighten the scars and get rid of the remaining acne that I have? I tried a Glycolic Peel with very little reults.

Doctor Answers 1

I would never advise a TCA at home peel

Chemical peels are tricky enough if done by docs but at home tca peels could cause scarring and discolorations if not done properly. Also we never really know the concentration of the TCA sold OTC. It is too risky.  A  few 10-15% TCA  chem peels by your doc  should do the trick.

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