Accutane & Sun - Can sunlight through a window cause problems for my skin while on Accutane?
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Accutane and sunlight
Accutane and Sun
Accutane can make you more sensitive to the sun. In my practice we recommend SPF 30 or more for daily use. This is especially important when you know you will have sun exposure or when you are on medications that can make you more susceptible to burn. Also, Accutane can cause dryness which can manifest as "tightness," as well as making the complexion temporarily more flushed and red. It would be a good idea to start using SPF 30 or more daily, and follow up with your dermatologist.
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