Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Want To Use Tca Cross But...

6 posts in this topic

I am not sure where to start. I'd like to see some instructions and advice on how low I should start out with if I self-treat. I am considering self-treat because, where I live we have the gatekeeper thing where you have to get referred to a dermatologist by your GP. My GP has always taken care of my acne and quite frankly, avoids referring as much as possible (since I'm not a necessary case). So... I'm just wondering how effective self-treating would be, because I hear it's dependent on technique.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If it's not necessary for you, your scarring must be fairly mild and in that case I certainly wouldn't go the self-treating route with TCA cross if I were you. Seems fairly risky, although I do not have experience of it myself. Are you sure you couldn't get a referral to anyone performing TCA cross in your area?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
http://tcacross.blogspot.com/ <----This site should be helpful in explaining intructions. Also, it's recommended to use at least 65% TCA or higher. You can purchase TCA at makeupartistschoice.com
1 person likes this

"I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best." -Marilyn Monroe


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If it's not necessary for you, your scarring must be fairly mild and in that case I certainly wouldn't go the self-treating route with TCA cross if I were you. Seems fairly risky, although I do not have experience of it myself. Are you sure you couldn't get a referral to anyone performing TCA cross in your area?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Please don't Cross your own scars. It is far too risky.

TCA Cross would be a cosmetic procedure for scar treatment. Most insurance would not cover this with or without a referral to a dermatologist. If you have concerns over your skin, just ask your GP for a referral to a dermatologist and see what the dermatologist recommends. If you're mainly seeking scar treatment, it's possible your dermatologist won't be able to help you if you're hoping to get it paid by insurance. Plus, not all derms treat scars.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

don't Cross your scars.

don't Cross your scars.

don't Cross your scars.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites