A 20-year-old female asked:
Can i have a labiaplasty or any minor surgery like that while on isotretinoin? does it make people prone to keloid scars? (i have never had keloids)
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undefined 25 years experience
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Surgery - Plastics 34 years experience
Unlikely but don't: Because this involves a specialized epithelial surface, the chance of a keloid is extremely low. However, it is typically recommended that you avoid elective surgery on the skin format least 3-6 months following isotretinoin cessation to minimize the potential for hypertrophic scarring
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Last updated Feb 3, 2016
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