It has been almost nine months since I took my last accutane pill. I have not had a single breakout in nearly a year. My skin is beautiful -- every now an again I will get a single, very small zit that I couldn't care less about.
None of the side effects lasted for me. My lips and skin are no longer dry, and (unfortunately) my hair no longer stays clean for days at a time. I did not have any health problems, mental or physical, while on accutane, and I don't have any now. I am a healthy, happy, acne-free girl.
My scarring was never bad and is fading with time. Sometimes after I work out I can see the scars pretty clearly around my chin, but in my day to day life I don't notice any -- and I frequently go out without make up, even to my office or to meet friends after work.
In a nutshell, I am still really happy that I went on accutane. It was not a decision I made lightly and it was not an easy six months, but it was the right choice for me