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Accutane & TCA

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Hi. I'm in my fourth month of accutane treatment now, and though it's nice to finally have clear skin, it's made me see how scarred my cheeks really are. I can't wait to try TCA! Does anyone know how long I have to wait after accutane before I can try TCA? I know I read somewhere that some doctors think you can use it while on accutane, but since I'm almost done, I figured I could wait it out. Also, I'd like to see if it's just going to come right back after I'm off. Thanks, Shawna

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I've been off accutane for about 2 months.. i've had a small outbreak and some small acne, but i'm really happy so far. No cysts anymore.

I wouldn't try to do anything like TCA til after 6 months. I get the impression TCA is a harsh procedure? I'm trying out some stuf for my raised (hypertrophic) scars, but it isn't much of a harsh procedure..

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