A 17-year-old male asked:
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since accutane peels your face for a few months, will it get rid of my acne scars?

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Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
26 years experience Travel Medicine
Not likely: you may see some improvement but not a big change
Answered on Jul 20, 2015
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Dr. Catherine Carroll
11 years experience Internal Medicine
No. Accutane will treat acne, but will not do anything for acne scars.
Jul 20, 2015

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