Is it okay to do this treatment if I am currently on 20 mgs of accutane every 2 weeks?
Clear & Brilliant Laser Treatment w/Accutane?
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Clear and Brilliant Laser
Clear and Brilliant is better known as the "mini-Fraxel". It has great results which are like getting a chemical peel without any of the redness or peeling. I would definitely go off of Accutane for 6 months to a year depending on what laser procedure and depth of penetration you are aiming for. Please find a board certified dermatology with a great deal of experience in lasers for the best results.
Laser treatments and Accutane
I assume you mean you take 20mg of the medication, and you take one pill every two weeks, as part of a maintenance regimen? You will need to consult the office treating you and discuss their protocols. Some offices demand patients be entirely off Accutane for a minimum of 6 months before doing any type of laser treatment. You will need to follow your office's protocols, so follow up with them.
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