The chemical peel we use either on its own or in combination with other treatments is TCA. It is a trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peel, which is of medium or deep depth depending on the concentration used. Normally for acne scaring we use a concentration of 20-35% TCA. It is considered a very effective and safe [...]
The action mechanism of trichloroacetic acid lies in the chemical coagulation of the skin’s proteins. The acid penetrates gradually and is reduced in the lower layers of the skin. It causes an intense peel, whose degree depends on the TCA concentration used. After the treatment of the area reepithelialization follows and the new skin is [...]
For the next days the dermatologist will advise you to use a rich hydrating or rejuvenating cream, to avoid sun exposure and to use sun screen.
The results of a TCA peel are impressive and are visible as soon as the peel subsides. Skin is smooth, bright, without discolorations and the acne scars more superficial.