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Acne Scars (3 Months Post-Accutane) , Wish to Treat Acne Scars, What are Your Recommendations? (photo)

I'm 22 y/o guy, 3m post-Accutane of (20,2x30,4x60 mg/d) reached a total dose of (150mg/k). I have some scars left. How severe are they? (&type) Please tell me with which treatments you would recommend (whether you perform them or not) and which treatments you would not recommend so I can avoid the waste. Some I've heard (please add if you know more): Lux 1540, Fraxel, Subcision, TCA Cross, Deep chemical peel, Exoderm, Fillers (Silicone?) Pictures taken on a "Very Bad Day" for scars. Thanks.

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Laser treatment for acne scars

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You need to speak to your dermatologist about the appropriate time to treat your skin with lasers after being on Accutane.  I have found the best lasers are the Fraxel Repair and the Fraxel Restore.  You may need multiple treatments with both of these lasers, and we do have them here, as well as about 40 other lasers.  Take care, Dr. Groff


San Diego Dermatologist
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