Using Retin-A on my back has left a layer of dark skin. Should I get a chemical peel to remove them?
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Chemical Peels and dark spots from Acne
Retin-A is often used as a treatment for Acne. However, Retin-A can be quite irritating to the skin. Since you have used a very strong strength and already have hyper pigmentation, I advise you to find a board certified dermatologist who has a great deal of experience in cosmetic dermatology for your treatment and the best cosmetic result.
Should I get a chemical peel?
It sounds like you have post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation after using the retin A which would likely be more pronounced after a peel.
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