TCA : CHEMICAL PEEL USES AND BENEFITS
WHAT IS TCA PEEL?
TCA stands for trichloro acetic acid. It available in white crystals forms.
HOW IS TO BE DONE?
A thin and even layer of TCA peel is applied all over face. Immediately a burning sensation is felt. It goes off in 2 to 3 minutes. A white frost is formed. White frost turns black next day. These black crusts keep falling in next 3 to 6 days.
CAN ONE DO TCA AT HOME?
Never ever try doing it at home. Done properly it’s a miracle chemical, gone wrong it can burn the face. So it’s very important to get it done by an experienced dermatologist who is using high quality TCA peels.
WHAT IS THE RECOVERY TIME?
Black crust forms the next day. They keep falling own its own for another 3 to 6 days time.
IS IT SAFE?
Yes provided done by an experienced dermatologist, who has complete knowledge about TCA peel.
WHAT ARE THE USES OF TCA PEEL?
It can be used to treat melasma (chiyaan), black spots left after acne, to remove tan .
AFTER TCA : SINGLE SESSION , SOME CRUSTS PEELING OFF CAN STILL BE APPRECIATED AT THE SIDE OF EARS. VISIBILY REDUCED TANNING AND MARKS.
WILL PEELS THIN MY SKIN?
No, they don’t. New skin keeps forming from beneath to replace the superficial layers. It’s an ongoing process, which continues throughout life.
CAN ONE GO OUT IN SUN AFTER PEELS?
It’s better to avoid sun for a week post treatment. Especially direct sun bathing and beach holiday. For general work one can go out in sun after taking proper sun protective measures like covering face with scarf or sunscreens.
HOW MANY SESSIONS ARE RECOMMENDED?
We recommend around three sessions scheduled every 15 days apart.
ARE THE RESULTS PERMANENT ?
In case done for acne black marks , they wont recur. Melasma can recur . It’s advised to take a single maintenance session once every three to four month after initial three sessions.
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