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Is there any hope for decreasing the appearance of these scars?

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This is my skin in the worst possible lighting. I didn’t realize how bad it’s looked until someone told me my face looks like moon craters. I’m on accutane now and I have something on to cover redness. Most of my active acne is gone it’s just the red marks that stay after. I just want to know what I should do about this after I am done with accutane.


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39 minutes ago, LookinLikeTheMoon said:

This is my skin in the worst possible lighting.

Well, I think it could be a bit worse. What I see is mostly issues with surface texture. I don't see that many actual scars.

I would suggest you snap more pics, but use angled lighting as explained below:

Angled lighting is an approach used to create a heavy shadow that will accentuate the scar for better evaluation as shown below. This is done by pointing a bright light perpendicular (90-degree) to the angle of the camera lens. See below.

Also don't shoot so close that it only shows the cheek. Try to include other parts of the face (eg. nose, mouth and/or ear). This will give better perspective of the scar size.



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