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TCA cross downtime?

I'm getting TCA cross done next month by Dr. Monheit in Birmingham, AL. He's going to use 90%. He said the scarring I have is fibrotic and that the TCA would break down these strands and promote collagen growth. What is fibrotic scarring considered? Ice pick? I was a little confused because I thought I had rolling scars. I'm a guy so I'm not planning on using makeup after the procedure. How long should I take off work if I get the procedure done on a Wednesday or Thursday?

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I don't get it. If he says it won't work why are having done? I think he means the scars are teethered to the dermis. Subcision is supposed to break this tethered problem.

It depends on how many you're getting done. It will look at a cut or scrap. bad but small.

Leslie

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I don't get it. If he says it won't work why are having done? I think he means the scars are teethered to the dermis. Subcision is supposed to break this tethered problem.

It depends on how many you're getting done. It will look at a cut or scrap. bad but small.

Leslie

I'll probably get 6-8. I asked him about subcision but he was sure this would be the best procedure for me. He's a very well renowned doctor so I trust his opinion. If I get it and don't like it then I'll move on to the next treatment. They already took before pictures and I'll take some myself so I can see how my treatment is progressing.

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He shouId do a test patch on you initiaIIy, then wait 6 weeks+. If he hasnt aIready suggested this, then i strongIy recommend you ask him to do this. Good Iuck.

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