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TCA PEEL

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Many facial peel treatment options are designed to
accelerate the removal of old dead cells at the surface
of the skin, bringing forth the softer, smoother skin
below. Peel treatments are very gentle, unlike the more
aggressive Laser resurfacing techniques available and
their associated side effects.

There are several types of chemical peel, each using
different chemicals and fruit acids. Light and medium
depth peels use TCA (Trichloroacetic acid) Peel. The
gentler alternative is available in the form of a
Glycolic Acid Peel.

The TCA peel works by causing sloughing or removal
of the upper layers of skin. Normally these are the
layers that are damaged by the elements such as sun,
wind and neglect. By removing the upper layers of
skin, the overall skin texture is dramatically smoothed,
superficial wrinkles are quickly eliminated and color
irregularities are improved. The advantage of this peel
is that its pasty like texture makes the application easy
and ensures even uptake into the skin. Patients
benefit by regaining a fresher more vibrant
appearance.

It has been used for many years to treat facial wrinkles,
age spots, pigment abnormalities, mask of pregnancy
and other superficial skin problems such as sun
damaged skin. (Including pre-cancerous lesions),
acne / acne scarring, freckles, appearance of fine
lines and wrinkles, and the appearance of superficial
scars.

The TCA Peel is one of the most innovative ways to
easily and optimally rejuvenate the skin using a
special based formulation

The Treatment

When TCA is applied to the skin, it causes the top
layers of cells to dry up and peel off over a period of
several days. When the old skin has peeled off, it
exposes a new layer of undamaged skin which has
a smoother texture and more even colour.

TCA is applied to your skin. Treatment is administered
in a single session, of around 15 - 30 minutes
duration. During this period, you may experience a
slight burning sensation. This sensation is so slight,
no sedation or anesthesia is required.

At the end of your treatment session, you will be
provided with a treatment information leaflet. This
document acts as a reference card to enable you to
maximise the benefits from your treatment.

More than one TCA peel may be needed to achieve
the desired result. This will be decided during your
free consultation with our Lead Nurse

Aftercare

After having a TCA peel your new skin will be sensitive
to sunlight for at least 6 - 8 weeks afterwards. During
this time it is very important to protect the new skin
with sunscreens, hats and the avoidance of
strong sunlight

This procedure can be done in the
UK and Istanbul

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