Chemical Cautery

Chemical cautery is a technique of applying caustic chemicals such as Trichloroacetic acid (TCA), Glycolic acid, Phenol, Silver nitrate, Sodium hydroxide to remove various skin growths such as skin tags, warts, corns, molluscum contagiosum. The chemicals are used at various strengths depending on the type and site of the lesions and it can be done at multiple sittings.