I did 7 55% LA Peels at home waited a week then did a 3 layer Fusion Peel from medpeel.com and its been a week since l did it and my skin has peeled 98%.My worry now is l have even worse hyperpigmentation than before which l have been dealing with for just over a year now.l have been on and off Obagi Nu Derm and l am starting to think the HQ 4% and tretinoin 0.025% is not doing much. Will this darkness go away and what else should l consider to clear my face l am starting to hate the way l look.
Will I Ever Get a Clear Complexion? Post Peel Nightmare. (photo)
Doctor Answers (3)
Hyperpigmentation after a chemical peel
From the photos it appears that you need to make an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist as soon as possible. There are things that you may be able to do to present long term hyperpigmentation and scarring. You will probably need a prescription for hydroquinone. Rather than treating yourself with these strong products, I recommend that you work with a qualified professional to minimize your risk of complications in the future. Good luck!
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Consult a dermatologist for your skin.
You should consult a dermatologist. You must stop home treating yourself or you will end up with hyperpigmentation and scarring.
Chemical peel mistakes at home
As mentioned in previous postings, I have seen countless burns, scars, mistakes etc with people self-treating with peels and other things. Please go see a dermatologist, a highly trained skin expert for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan and stop playing doctor.
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