I've read quite a lot on these forums and read about people not clearing from accutane even after 6+ months. I never thought I could be one of these people, I thought accutane might finally end the years of antibiotics and BP etc.
I've been on accutane for 4 months and 3 weeks. I started on 30mg for a month, 40mg for 1.5 months, 50 for 1.5 month and now on 60mg for 3 weeks (I weigh 65 kg) . I was clear for a long time on antibiotics until a GP, against my wishes, took me off antibiotics 2 years ago. Afterwards I went through a cycle of getting acne then going on one type of antibiotics which would then work for awhile. I had zero scarring, maybe some enlarged pores but they never bothered me.
After, I started accutane my acne slowly got worse and worse. I started getting multiple huge cysts which would eventually raise to the surface and form a huge white head. Before accutane these would happened but were very rare. I now have severe rolling scars on one side of my face with the other side playing catchup. I'm actually amazed how quickly I scarred. You see people on here with very severe acne (large scabs across the face) but after accutane there isn't even a scar.
My acne recently improved (around the 4 month mark) and I was feeling positive. This lasted a week until I could see the extent of the damage on my face, which was ok as it was all over. Now the cysts are back I don't know what to do. I guess I don't know what I expect people to say, has this happened to anyone and it's been ok in the end?
I hate feeling sorry for myself but I don't know how else I should feel seeing my face permanently scar.
I'm going to upload pictures soon.