Do you have to go on Accutane before you have a Profractional laser? (photos)
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Accutane and Lasers
Based on the photo you provided, I would not suggest going back on Accutane. I normally suggest being off of Accutane for a minimum of 12 months prior to an aggressive laser treatment. I also suggest using a topical Retin-A product with Hydroquinone for at least a month prior to treating the skin with a fractionated laser. This combination will prepare your skin for the laser and may even help with the breakouts by helping with exfoliation. You would then discontinue using that product about 3 days prior to treatment and begin using it again about 2-4 weeks post procedure depending on your healing. I would like to suggest you seeing a local facial plastic surgeon for another opinion as well. I wish you the best!
Accutane and Laser Treatments
I hope this answers your questions.
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Go back on Accutane or proceed with fractional laser
Dr H Karamanoukian
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