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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long does skin take to normalize after roaccutane?

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Dr. Catherine Winslow
Facial Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
6-12 months: Hello! the number of oil glands is reduced with Accutane (isotretinoin) use and while the body will bounce back, it typically takes months. Any facial resurfacing or surgery is best delayed 6-12 months to allow this process to complete.
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