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A 17-year-old male asked:

Is it okay to do a salicylic acid 20% gel peel for acne scars while on 60 mg of accutane?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Accutane: No I would not use a salicyclic acid peel while on accutane. It an only increase the irritation and redness of your face
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Don't recommend: Wait until you are finished with the Accutane before working on your scars. Talk to your dermatologist before you use a drying agent on your face.
Dr. Catherine Carroll
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Probably not. Accutane is very drying. You should ask your dematologist that gives you the Accutane before you try anything new.
Jul 20, 2015
Last updated Nov 17, 2021

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