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In Topic: Hmm

24 March 2013 - 05:30 PM

hyperpigmentation describes just the red marks left over from inflammation. Scars describe actual texture changes in your skin (whether it's pits or raised scars). Scars are typically the result of more severe acne pustules. 

In Topic: Hmm

24 March 2013 - 05:02 PM

Really depends on your skin. I have olive/darker tone skin and it literally takes a year to fade. After accutane, you can do peels or retin-a for quicker results. Believe me, hyperpigmentation is a lot easier to deal with than acne scars. 

In Topic: Comulative Dosage

14 March 2013 - 05:11 PM

You'll need 114 mg/day to 185 mg/day (for 125 mg/kg and 150 mg/kg respectively). I don't know if your dermatologist will want to prescribe a dose that high. You might want to talk to him/her about extending your course another month. Best of luck!

In Topic: Happy Birthday To Meee! Time For Accutaneee!

02 March 2013 - 05:55 PM

You look great! So happy for you that everything worked out.

In Topic: Don't Break My Heart Accutane!

16 February 2013 - 02:17 PM

Good luck on you course!


Your scars aren't getting worse, but they may be more pronounced because the accutane is causing old pimples and inflammation to subside.