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While on Accutane Can I Use Topical Scar Treatments?

I am on my last month of a 5 month accutane treatment and while my acne is gone! I have pretty severe acne rolling scars and marks depending on the... READ MORE

Accutane for PCOS-related Acne and Oily Skin?

I have scarring, mild to moderate acne, but I often scar (small ice pick scars and needle point scars). I've been prescribed 20mg/day of Accutane for... READ MORE

How Long Should I Wait for Acne Scars /discoloration to Go Away?

I finished 6 months of Accutane in January. I was told I had mostly hyper pigmentation but have a few textural scars. My doctor told me I could resume... READ MORE

Waiting Time for Accutane After Scar Improvement Procedures?

How long should I wait AFTER Dermaroller, Fraxel Laser (Restore) or Microdermabrasion BEFORE starting Accutane? My skin is really... READ MORE

I Almost Finish with my 6-month Course of Accutane. How Long After the Course Can I Start Applying Retin-A? How Should I Use It?

I am trying to use Retin-A/Differin to treat scars and indentations left on my face as well as skin maintenance. READ MORE

I Picked on a Blackhead While on Accutane. Does

I had a bout of obsession over my skin tonight and I picked on a blackhead. I don't usually scar but since I'm on a 20mg daily dose of... READ MORE

Should I Use Roaccutane for my Acne Considering the Risks and Side Effects? (photo)

Hello, I am 21 years old. I have mild/moderate acne with minor scars. I have tired using creams, scrubs, antibiotic pills ... etc with minimum and/or... READ MORE

Can I Get a Microdermabrasion After Getting off Accutane?

I took accutane for 4 months with a dosage of 10 mg which is the lowest prescribed dose possible. I have been off for about a month and a half. I have... READ MORE

I Heard Accutane Slows Down Skin Cell Production. Do Scars Heal Faster After Accutane?

I have just finished with my 6-month course of Accutane, left with some indentations. Those indentations are larger than the ones I would normally get... READ MORE

7 Months Accutane Treatment. Do I Need to Wait to Do Laser Hair Removal/kenalog Injection?

I just finished my 7 months of accutane treatment. i want to do laser hair removal and maybe some other lasers to improve the scarring and redness on... READ MORE

Damaged Skin After Accutane

I took accutane for a week(0.5mg/kg), and now 2 months after my skin is really bad. It is healing very, very slowly i have red marks for 2 months now,... READ MORE

Unusual Scarring While Taking Accutane

I've taken accutane for 9 days 1 month ago,and my skin is now thin and fragile,i've earned few scars on my cheek that are very indented when... READ MORE

What Sould I Use Post Accutane to Heal Scars and Discoloration?

What Sould I Use Post Accutane to Heal Scars and Discoloration READ MORE

Are these scars likely to be permanent? (photo)

I've been on accutane for almost 5 months now. My skin doesn't break out as much as it used to, but I still get a couple of acne now and then. My old... READ MORE

Is Accuatane for acne and Red Light Therapy for eczema and scars, safe to use together?

I have been suffering with severe scene for almost 7 years now, and finally my dermatologist is getting me on the process of accutane. I start in a... READ MORE

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