TCA Deep Peel:
(trichloroacetic acid) deep peel
is a treatment used to remove
layers of skin that show signs
of aging or of damage caused by
organic or external factors and
to create the necessary conditions
for new epidermis and connective
tissue to develop.
is a TCA Deep Peel?
acid is the preferred agent for chemical
peels due to its stability and the fact
that it is not toxic to the organism. This
last property is especially important for
treating older patients.
uses have been studied thoroughly for decades
and it has proved to have a great versatility.
That is why it is not only used for deep
peelings, but also for superficial or mid
peelings. It can even be used in combination
with other acids or with mechanic procedures
such as dermabrasion.
order to achieve a deep peel the dermatologist
will use a concentration of 50%, although
for more superficial treatments a lower
concentration may be used, the lowest been
15%. We may say that deep peel consists
in a controlled aggression to the skin in
order to bring about its regeneration.
triggers the coagulation of cutaneous proteins
and the consequent destruction of the epidermic
and/or dermic layer, which will be replaced
by new epidermis and connective tissue.
does TCA deep peel do?
- It rejuvenates
the skin by reducing signs of aging such
as wrinkles and actinic keratosis (marks
and thick spots in the skin associated
- It smoothens
the wrinkles that appear due to repeated
muscle contraction, such as the ones around
the mouth and eyes.
- It evens out
the skin's surface that is dry and cracked
as a result of too much exposure to the
- It reduces the
difference in the distribution of pigmentation
- It reduces acne
- It reduces stretch
- It reduces scars.
How is a
TCA Deep Pell performed?
It is not necessary.
Between 30 and 45 minutes.
does deep peel consist of?
You will receive the treatment lying on
the examining table of a dermatologic clinic.
first step will be to clean your face in
order to eliminate surface oil. Then, the
dermatologist will apply the trichloroacetic
acid on your face. One of the greatest advantages
of this acid is that it does not need to
be neutralized, it is naturally neutralized
after 3 minutes approximately. After this
time has elapsed, during which it is usual
to feel a strong burning, your skin will
receive a refreshing rinse.
dermatologist will apply a moisturizing
mask that will help relieve he swelling
and inflammation and you will have to wear
it when you go back to the hotel.