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Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel after waiting six months after finishing accutane ?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Typically yes: Studies show that once Accutane is completely out of your system, skin treatments can be restarted.
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Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a light chemical peel six months after finishing Absorica (accutane) ?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Six months is enough: It is typically safe to get a chemical peel or microdermabrasion six months or more after you have finished a course of Accutane. It is safest to consult with cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist, as your skin type and amount of correction you need, play a role in the best treatment for you.
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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Typically it is recommended to wait 12 months after completing accutane before proceeding with any type of elective skin therapy such as dermabrasion
Jun 2, 2014

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