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does accutane get rid of acne scars

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
25 years experience Travel Medicine
Not likely: you may see some improvement but not a big change
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Specialist treatment: A plastic surgeon or dermatologist can help using fillers, microsurgery, or a laser. I'm sorry your acne wasn't treated promptly when it should have b ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Rosenblatt
47 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes there are: But -- you need to wait about a year after finishing accutaine before facial surgery for the acne. See a plastic surgeon.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical reg ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Acne scars: See your dermatologist about using dermabrasion to get rid of your acne scars.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be we ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Acne scars: A dermatologist can evaluate your scars but in general you can reduce their appearance with using sunscreen and with time they may fade a bit.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Subspecialist help: Nobody can make the scars go away, but a dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use a 21st-century laser, a filler, or microsurgery to make them less vi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Fraxel.: True acne scarring, or indentations and pitting of the skin, is best treated with ablative or non-ablative resurfacing lasers. Fraxel re:store was the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No such thing: I'm sorry, Heather. If you have acne scars because your family didn't allow you to be treated by a scientific physician out of superstitious ... Read More
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