Is this post inflammatory hyperpigmentation? (Photos)
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Obagi Radience Peel issue
The bluish discoloration is not likely from the peel. Radience peel is a mild, non invasive peel (less deep than the standard Obagi Blue Peel which has TCA in it) with very low risks. Preconditioning is advisable though not absolutely necessary. I prefer to precondition all my peels. Have this evaluated by your provider.
Too soon for PIH following BLUE PEEL
Very unlikely, PIH or post inflammatory hyper pigmentation takes several days to weeks to appear, not within 2 days following a peel. Please consult your specialist for a formal evaluation. Kind regards, Dr Davin S. Lim. Brisbane. Australia.
Pigmentation with a Blue peel and Melarase creams to correct
If the pigmentation persists, I would start Melarase AM, Melarase PM, and Melapads followed by Melapeels at least twice over a one month interval.
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Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation after blue peel at day 2?
Hi there and thank you for the question.
Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a reaction of the body to injury or other factors that lead to inflammation. It does however take some time to appear and in your case this would be very unlikely at day 2. It is more likely to be a bruise but it is difficult to ascertain from photographs alone. Bruises can themselves hyperpigment (at a later stage) if exposed to strong sunlight so be careful going out in the sun. You are best advised to see and discuss with the specialist who treated you.
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Is this post inflammatory hyperpigmentation
Thank you for your questions and photos. An examination is needed to fully answer your questions. Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation does not occur in the few few days. Discuss your concerns and have an examination with your physician who applied the peel. Best wishes
Obagi Blue Peel
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