TCA Chemical Peel

Skin Conditions Treated

  • Superficial sun damage
  • Uneven skin texture
  • Acne & superficial acne scarring
  • Stretch marks
  • Lines & wrinkles
  • Enlarged pores

About the treatment

Easy TCA is the most famous and internationally known Skin Tech brand of medium depth chemical peeling for skin rejuvenation. Considered as the safest and most effective chemical peel it provides fantastic visible results in as little as one treatment. As The Laser and Skin Clinic is a medically led skin clinic this allows us to offer our clients Advanced Medical Skin Tech chemical peels which can achieve superior results for clients with specific skin concerns.

Treating a multitude of skin concerns in one application, TCA Chemical Peel is used daily at The Laser and Skin Clinic to treat common skin concerns such as superficial sun damage, uneven skin texture, acne scarring, stretch marks, superficial lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores.

How does the treatment work?

Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) is a chemical solution that is applied to the skin. The solution causes the layer of skin to separate and peel off. The new regenerated skin underneath is usually smoother, less wrinkled and more even in both tone and colour.

Benefits of the TCA Chemical Peel:

  • Reduces pigmentation
  • Minimises age spots, freckles, sun damage
  • Softens fine lines and wrinkles
  • Treats acne and congestion
  • Softens acne scarring
  • Treats a multitude of skin concerns in one treatment
  • Suitable for most skin types
  • Treats both face and body areas
  • FDA approved safe treatment

Key ingredients

Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA)

Treatment time

30 – 40 minutes

Frequently Asked Questions

A course of 4 TCA Chemical Peel treatments are recommended at 2-4 week intervals for optimum results.

TCA Chemical Peel does not require a pre-treatment product program, however it can beneficial to exfoliate the skin using a Glycolic or Salicylic cleanser 2-4 weeks prior to your treatment to achieve better penetration of active ingredients and optimise treatment results.

Aftercare products are compulsory post treatment to avoid any adverse reactions. This will include a cleanser, moisturiser and sunscreen to be used daily after your peel and throughout your skincare program. This will be discussed in detail at your consultation.

Clients will experience moderate peeling from day 3 to day 6. It may be advisable to take some time off during the recovery period. Mineral makeup can be worn.

You may experience a warm/tingling sensation when the peel solution is initially applied which will subside within a few minutes.

As this is a medium depth medical skin peel it must be performed by a medical practitioner.

Available at The Laser and Skin Clinic, clients can avail of Chemical Peel Dublin, Mullingar at Athlone clinics.

As with any procedure, not everyone is a candidate for the TCA peel. At your consultation you will be assessed to your suitability to have a TCA skin peel.

All products have a potential for allergic reactions. It is important that you inform the nurse of any allergies they may have. Transient reactions may include redness to the skin, itchiness, dryness and in some cases swelling.  It is common for most patients to experience transient hyperpigmentation. This will settle during the course of treatments and with use of the appropriate treatment creams and sun protection (SPF30+). Although very rare, there may be in some cases risk of superficial blistering, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation.

€200 per treatment. Discounts are available on packages with Buy 3 Get 1 Free on all Chemical Peel treatments.

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