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.

          TCA : WHITE FROST

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.

                 TCA : CRUSTS

 

IS IT SAFE?

Yes provided done by an experienced dermatologist, who has complete knowledge about TCA peel.

              BEFORE TCA
AFTER TCA SINGLE SESSION  : DETANNING , GLOW AND REDUCED SKIN MARKS CAN BE APPRECIATED JUST AFTER SINGLE SESSION. 

WHAT ARE THE USES OF TCA PEEL?

It can be used to treat melasma (chiyaan), black spots left after acne, to remove tan .

             BEFORE TCA

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.

    MELASMA RESULTS AFTER TCA

 

 

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                                                                                CHEMICAL PEELS – SKIN GLOW

WHAT IS A CHEMICAL PEEL?

Chemical peel is a liquid applied to skin for it’s rejuvenation. Word chemical peel is a misnomer. It’s concentrated fruit acid extracts derived from fruits. Glycolic acid is made from sugarcane, lactic acid peel from milk, so on and so forth.

CHEMICAL PEELS

WHAT ARE THE USES OF PEELS?

When applied to skin it:

  1. Removes the superficial dead layer. Topmost dead layer should be removed at frequent intervals to allow better penetration of skin care products. Also, to give instant skin clarity.
  2. Hydrates the skin.
  3. By removing dead skin and hydrating it, its leaves the skin clear and rejuvenated.
  4. In case of oily skin, reduces oil production.
  5. Kill pimple causing bacteria. Thus helps cure acne.
  6. They remove skin pigmentation. When superficial dead skin is removed, pigment deposited is removed along the way.
  7. Long run, if one is regular with peels, it delays ageing by boosting collagen production in skin.
ACNE TREATMENT WITH PEELS

HOW ARE PEELS DONE?

A liquid is applied to skin with a brush. It’s left for few minutes.  Slight burning sensation is felt.  Then it’s neutralized and removed with a neutralizer.

WHAT ARE PEELS SIDE EFFECTS?

If done by a doctor using high end products, following all necessary instructions, chances of side-effects are nil.

DOES PEEL HURT?

No, slight burning sensation is felt when peel is applied which goes off when peel is removed.

WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF PEELS?

Peels are of two types:

Superficial peels:  Peels off the superficial layers, and peeling at microscopic level so not visible to naked eyes.

Deep peels: Peels penetrate deeper into skin, and leads to visible peeling.

Chemical Peel

ARE THERE ANY POST PROCEDURE PRECAUTIONS?

Person can resume normal life immediately post procedure. Regular use of moisturizer and sunscreen is advised for a week. Also avoid any other chemical treatment on face like bleach, facial etc. for a week post procedure.

ONCE I STOP TAKING PEELS, WOULD MY SKIN BECOME WORSE?

Not at all. Once the effect wanes off after 12 to 18 months, one is back to where one started from, never at -1. So getting repeated sessions is purely out of choice and never out of dependency on the procedure.

HOW ARE THE PEELS SESSIONS SCHEDULED?

Depending upon the indication and type of peel used, 3 to 5 sessions are suggested. They are scheduled every ten to fifteen days.

WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF CHEMICAL PEELS?

There are various types of chemical peels:

  1. Glycolic Peel
  2. Salicylic Peel
  3. TCA Peel
  4. Lactic acid Peel
  5. Jessner’s Peel

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