Some say they do , some say accutane is a retionid , and it makes skin turn over faster, what is the correct and final answer?
Will Red Marks from Acne Take Longer to Fade While on Accutane?
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Accutane and Red Marks
Will red marks take longer to heal with on Accutane? No. But you will be getting less and less acne, so since the marks aren't going to be covered up by current and new acne, sometimes these marks will be more obvious to you, in a new way. Accutane is in a family of drugs called retinoids which is a form of Vitamin A, but it's different than topical retinoids like Retin-A.
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