Hello, I am a very dark skin african american female. I have gotten 3 chemical peels before with Retin a added and it was a success I recently had microdermabrasion done and a chemical peel done after that in the same day, a week later my cheeks, neck and forehead are darker than they ever been.How can I treat this and also how long will it take for my skin to recover? Thank you!
Darker Skin After Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peel?
Botox Price Calculator
What would you like to change?
Enter your info to request custom estimates from three local providers.
These providers will send a more accurate price based on your needs.
Doctor Answers 1
Darkening after microdermabraision and peel
Kimmie, One has to be very careful with dark as as any inflammation can cause hyper -pigmentation. I doubt that the microderm. would have caused this but maybe having a peel right after it could have led to too much inflammation for your skin. You might be more sensitive to this than usual. If a dermatologist treated you, go back to them and they will get you on a topical medication to fade the pigmentation. If you do not have a dermatologist I would see one as I don't think that this should be handled by an aesthetician
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.