How Long Do TCA 7% and Salicylic 2% Peels Results Last?

How long do the results of combined (in one session) TCA 7% and Salicylic 2% Professional Peels last?

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TCA and Sal Acid Peels

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The results of light chemical peels such as the one you had are variable. Many people find that they benefit from repeat peels every 1-3 months. If the purpose of your peel was to remove sun spots (lentigos), while you could consider that effect "permanent," if you go back out in the sun again, you will develop new sun spots. If on the other hand you observe good sun protection and maintain the effects of your peel with use of a daily exfoliating agent (e.g. glycolic acid product), the effects of your peel should last much longer.

Good luck.

San Diego Dermatologist

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