chapter  23
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Trichloroacetic acid to the papillary dermis: Unideep

INTRODUCTION Trichloroacetic acid in a simple aqueous solution (TCA-SAS) is the peel most widely used to partially or completely remove the papillary dermis. Strict prepeel preparation is required to even out penetration, reduce melanocyte activity, and accelerate postpeel reepithelialization. The main purpose of postpeel care is to counter complications (see Chapter 14).