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the marks appear to be slightly indented. is that right, or, just how the photos look? i had some marks similar to that. they fade over time, for the most part, but, probably not entirely. you can however speed up the process. i would try using a solution with hydroquinone and glycolic acid in it for now, or, buy them separately. you may want to get prescription hydroquinone, so you can get a higher strength (4%) and look for a glycolic acid solution of at least 10%. i use a product called glyquin that combines the two, but, you need a prescription for it. i got it at the plastic surgeon's office.

since you just got off accutane, there isn't much you can do for awhile in the way of treating your skin. you may want to look into microdermabrsion and/or glycolic acid peels five or 6 months from now. i got off accutane about a year ago, and my skin didn't look too good. it's much better now, but only after a series of treatments (first microderms, then glycolic acid), none of which were real drastic though, which i thought was going to be needed to 'fix' me.

the hardest thing will be having patience until the effects of accutane wear off and you can do more for your skin. if you have the money to burn, you might even want to consider trying the nlite laser (not really a laser though, but it's called that anyway) as it can be administered even while on the drug. it's not necessarily intended for acne scarring, but some have had success with it anyhow. as for your skin, don't go out in the sun and try to camouflage it by tanning. i did that and it only made it worse. much worse, in that it was extremely red and stayed that way for awhile. i would try some sunless tanner instead. that'll work much better overall for you.





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