Amelia Court House, VA
A 17-year-old male asked:
What is the best way to get rid of ance scars?(without laser) i'm on accutane 60mg and coco butter with vit e on at night. is there a better way?
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Dr. Joseph Easternanswered
Dermatology 46 years experience
Several options...: ...are available, but the most effective for deep scars, in my opinion, is laser abrasion, which smoothes out the edges of the scars to make them less visible. Other options include dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels - BUT don't try anything surgical until you have been off Accutane for at least 1 year. There is a risk of increased scarring, even after you stop taking it.
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