My eyes started to dry up on the third day of Accutane treatment. They still sting and are red. Could this be permanent?

Hi, I started a course of Accutane recently for facial acne. On the 3rd day started drying up as expected lips,nose ect but my eyes also dried up badly and were and still sting and are red. On the 5th day I decided I'll deal w acne and stopped my treatment. I haven't took a pill in 2 weeks but my eyes are getting worse they sting and sensitive to light as well as joint pains, headaches, Is it possible that permanent effects could be done w such a small total dosage (200mg)total. I'm worrisome?

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Permanent dry eyes from Accutane

None of this could result from 200mg of Accutane, which means it wasn't related to the Accutane and was probably something else entirely - allergies, environment, etc. The Accutane was out of your system within 24 hours.

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