Do I Need Chemical Peel Re-treatment?

Should I get a chemical peel again to get rid of the dark spots I got from the last peel?

Doctor Answers 2

Maybe you need chemical peel re-treatment

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Post peel hyperpigmentation may mean you might start with bleaching creams and go for a few lighter peels. Stay out of the sun and see what your surgeon recommends.

Orange Plastic Surgeon

Most definitely need Chemical Peel re-treatment

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Post inflamatory hyperpigmentation is a common occurence after chemical peels, especially if you get sun or irritation to the areas for the first 2 weeks. Don't worry, the discoloration is only temporary. Yes you should follow up with another peel or 2 but lighter strenghts and be sure to use a cortisone cream and sunscreen as well.

David Hansen, MD
Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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