Chemical peel makes skin appear worse. Is this normal? (Photo)

I have received two chemical peels on my back for a span of 2 months and it appears the spots on my back got darker. Also I have this circular patch that appeared after chemical peel. Is this normal? What is it? PIH? A burn? Should I stop getting chemical peels?

Doctor Answers 1

Chemical Peel

It is normal that there may be times that the peel initially makes your skin look darker.  You should be using hydroquinones and retinoids.  Please consult a specialist in chemical peels.  Best, Dr. Green

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