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A TCA peel is a cosmetic treatment designed to reduce the look of age spots and other imperfections of the skin. The TCA chemical (trichloracetic acid) is non-toxic, which means the TCA peel process is exceptionally safe for a range of patients. However, many are now wondering whether they can undergo the TCA peel after a cortisone injection. In this latest article, we’ll answer this important question and highlight the benefits the TCA peel can bring to your treatment regimen.

TCA Peel After Cortisone Injection

Completely Safe and Highly Effective

It’s important to note that it’s completely safe to undergo a TCA peel after a cortisone injection. However, it’s generally recommended that patients wait a month after their cortisone injections to undergo the treatment. This timeframe should be enough time for the specialist to see the full benefits the patient has achieved from the cortisone injections and means they will be ready to undergo further treatment in the form of the TCA peel.

Why Choose TCA Peels?

TCA peels can be an exceptionally effective addition to treatment regimens with cortisone injections. While cortisone injections are designed to relieve inflammation and scarring, as well reduce redness of the skin, TCA peels can be harnessed to reduce wrinkles and other skin problems. Combining the two treatment forms can help patients maximize the appeal of their skin and reduce issues with scarring and other post treatment problems.

Who are the Ideal Candidates for a TCA Peel?

By gaining a greater understanding on the TCA peel treatment, patients can determine whether they’ll be the optimal candidate for the process. This means patients must speak directly with a specialist and analyze their unique skin conditions and the benefits that TCA peel can offer them over the long-term. Generally, there are several specific ideal candidates for the TCA peel. These include:

  • Patients that have recently developed age spots

    Age spots can occur on the skin over time due to sun exposure. These unsightly discolorations can mar the skin and reduce a person’s sense of pride in their appearance. For patients that have recently developed skin spots, TCA peels offer almost instant results.

  • Patients with wrinkles due to the aging process

    Patient who have experienced significant wrinkling early in their life, as a result of stress factors or dietary issues, can begin to remove fine lines around the mouth and eyes through the TCA peel process.

If you wish to learn more on the benefits of TCA peels and their use alongside cortisone injections, speak with our specialists today. Our team can answer each of your questions and help you move forward in your treatment process.


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