EnerPeel TCA 25% is a medium to deep acting remodelling solution, delivered within an EnerPeel carrier solution. The treatment is delivered deep into the skin before being released to increase the dermal effect.This promotes maximum fibre development, while also stimulating old fibre matrix breakdown. We also aim to better control epidermal trauma and erythema by reducing the TCA's activity at the surface.
TCA peels, or trichloroacetic acid peels, are a type of chemical peel that is used to improve the appearance of the skin. They are commonly used to treat a variety of conditions such as fine lines, wrinkles, acne, age spots, and uneven skin tone.
TCA peels work by using a chemical solution to remove the top layer of damaged skin. The solution is applied to the skin and left on for a specific amount of time, depending on the strength of the peel. The solution causes the top layer of skin to blister and peel off, revealing new, smoother skin underneath.
The strength of the TCA peel can vary, with a light peel using a lower concentration of TCA and a deeper peel using a higher concentration. Light peels are typically used for mild skin imperfections, while deeper peels are used for more severe issues.
Before a TCA peel, the skin will be cleaned and prepped, and a protective layer may be applied to the surrounding skin to protect it from the chemical solution. The peel will be applied and left on for a specific amount of time, depending on the strength of the peel. After the peel is removed, the skin may be red and swollen, and a healing ointment or moisturizer will be applied.
TCA peels have a recovery time of about 7-10 days, during which time the skin will be red, swollen, and may peel. Sun exposure should be avoided during the recovery period, and sunscreen should be used to protect the new skin.
It's important to note that TCA peels should only be done by a trained professional. At-home chemical peels are not recommended and can cause serious injury if not used properly.
TCA peels can be effective in improving the appearance of acne scars. The peel works by removing the top layers of damaged skin, revealing the smoother, healthier skin underneath. The acid solution used in the peel stimulates collagen production, which can help to improve the appearance of scars and improve the overall texture and tone of the skin. TCA peels can also help to lighten hyperpigmentation, which can be particularly beneficial for those with acne scars that have a dark or red appearance.
It is important to note that TCA peels are not recommended for individuals with active acne, as the acid solution can further irritate the skin and cause more breakouts. It is also important to work with a qualified skincare professional who can determine the appropriate strength of the peel for your individual needs and monitor your progress throughout the treatment process.
Additionally, TCA peels are often used in combination with other treatments such as microneedling, subcision and laser resurfacing in order to achieve the best results on the scarring. The combination treatment can help to achieve a more dramatic improvement in the appearance of the scars, and it can also help to speed up the healing process.
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