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When can I seek treatment for residual scars from acne once I'm off acutane?

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Dr. Taylor Pollei
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: 1 year

Although each surgeon/dermatologist that treats this may have different opinions, at least 6 months and for most of us, 1 year must have passed before any facial resurfacing for acne scars should be performed.
Options include dermabrasion / laser resurfacing (most often CO2) and/or chemical peel.

In brief: 1 year

Although each surgeon/dermatologist that treats this may have different opinions, at least 6 months and for most of us, 1 year must have passed before any facial resurfacing for acne scars should be performed.
Options include dermabrasion / laser resurfacing (most often CO2) and/or chemical peel.
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