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This is a great question. TCA Cross is a treatment not commonly done well. Generally the treatment is completed very quickly but should be done very specific to the scar, and avoid excessive spillage of the acid into the surrounding normal skin. Looking at your picture, it is consistent with the u...
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It is good to hear you have had some response to the treatments you have received so far. Most scientific studies on TCA cross recommend treatment at 2-weekly intervals for 4-8 sittings, with follow up at the 3rd and 6th month. I would suggest you return to your doctor who...
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TCA cross should be done carefully and under proper magnification to ensure accurate placement of acid. This can reduce complications associated with untoward spread/application of the strong acid beyond the scar, which can result in higher risks of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentati...
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You must be very bothered by your scars, and it is great that you are actively thinking about improving them. I am sure a lot of readers have similar problems and they are also wondering if combination treatment can be done in 1 session, so thank you for posting this important question. Treatme...
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It is safe to undergo subcision, TCA Cross or RF microneedling while on low dose isotretinoin. There is a published paper/guidelines by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery in October 2017 that elucidated this. The task force concluded that it is safe to undergo super...
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