I did a home tca 30% peel and burnt myself 2nd degree deep burns. It has been a month now and I have both hypopigmentation and hyperpigmentation and shiny plastic-like scars. I am a medium brown color like halle berry. I have been told by my dermatologist to mix 4% hydroquine with hydrocortisoid every other night and also apply retin A mixed with hydrocortisoid every other night too. What else can I do to treat the shiny pink plastic like scars and the hypopigmentations?
How to Treat Hypopigmentation and Hyperpigmentation? (photo)
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Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM for discoloration from a TCA burn
Hyperpigmentation can be corrected with topical creams, including the Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM cream protocol for pigmentation. Surgery90210
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