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My brother depressed over his acne scars

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Hello,
my brother is 19 years old and has acne for the last few years. He got depressed and then started using roaccutane and finished the treatment a month ago. During his treatment and after he has been depressed, hasn't got out of his bed and  stopped living as he used to, and even went to a psychologist. Now his face look much better but he is still depressed and blames the scars for it.

I will appreciate some advice from someone who went through the same thing and maybe some advice for treating the scars.

Thanks,
Asaf.

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See my faq below in my signature or the top of the acne scar sub for ideas. This is common to have low self esteem after acne, and therapy is a good idea. 

If your referring instead of the scars to the red wounds left over we made this faq ...

We made a faq for this commonly asked question. They are either PIE or PIH which are wounds from acne not scars ;-) Several treatments to checkout there. 

http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/365640-qa-faq-post-inflammatory-erythema-pie-post-inflammatory-hyperpigmentation-pih- hypopigmentation-read-before-posting/

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