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dermatologist appointment

So I had my dermatologist appointment today and he prescribed roaccutane after agreeing that the doxycyline and tretinoin did not make a significant improvement.  Majority of the accutane reviews and journey posts I've read have been from the UK or America, so I was sort of surprised at the process here in Australia. First of all, there were no pregnancy tests (most probably because i'm 15) and my follow up appointment is in 2 months, rather than every month. Though, he did emphasise that I sh


here's a brief run down. I have had acne since I was 11. It was mild. Over the span of these 4 years, my acne has progressively gotten worse. This year has been the worst my skin has ever been. It's terrible- lots of hyperpigmentation (i'm asian so the dark marks really stand out) and of course pimples. Fun! I saw a dermatologist in April (2018) and he recommended I take accutane (or roaccutane, as its referred to in aus). I said no because I was hesitant, didn't believe my skin was 'bad' enou
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