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Trichloroacetic Acid

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7.12 Conclusion

TCA is the most versatile of all the peeling agents and can be effectively used to perform superficial to medium-depth chemical peels in the treatment of a variety conditions ranging from pigmentary dyschromias to moderate photoaging. A proper understanding of the correct techniques, indications, limitations and complications is paramount before using TCA. When performed properly, peeling with TCA can be one of the most rewarding procedures we can do for our patients.

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Harmon, C.B., Hadley, M., Tristani, P. (2006). Trichloroacetic Acid. In: Tosti, A., Grimes, P.E., De Padova, M.P. (eds) Color Atlas of Chemical Peels. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-30223-9_7

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