Blue peel on Mediteranean skin, very much damaged (Photo)

Hello. I am very depressed with my skin. I saw a surgeon today who proposes a obagi blue peel without prep. Should I do the peel without the prep ? ? I am so scared my face would get worse. Thank you for your help.

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Blue Peel & Hyperpigmentation

Undergoing the Blue Peel without prep would likely come with an increased risk of worsening the very hyperpigmentation that you're trying to improve.  I would recommend using the Obagi NuDerm System with tretinoin for a period of 12 weeks before considering a Blue Peel.  Wishing you a beautiful result.


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Blue peel - no skin prep

Thank you for asking about your Blue Peel.

I would never do a Blue Peel or any TCA peel without skin preparation. It puts you at risk of pigmentation changes that will be hard to correct.

Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

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