Will a Lighter TCA Peel Fix Hyperpigmentation Caused from a High TCA Peel?

About 6 weeks ago I did a 45% tca peel on a mark on my back (It was a bit high i know) and it has since fully healed, but it has left a slight dark brown mark around where the tca was applied. I was wondering if I did another tca peel in the same area (probably around 10-15%) would it get rid of the hyperpigmentation?

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TCA for Hyperpigmentation

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In most cases, a peel won't improve hyperpigmentation caused by a previous peel. Ask your doctor if a bleaching agent would be useful.

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