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  1. gno101975

    Clears your acne Can be expensive Quite a lot of side effects Can have side effects years after I had very bad acne when I was 21, I'm now 37. Endless amount of tablets and creams, my doctor finally sent me to hospital and I was given Accutane (think it was called Roaccutane back then) for 3 months (I think). It totally got rid of my acne. But when I was taking it, I lost sleep, had nose bleeds, lost my appetite and felt drowsy. Even if your acne isn't bad, I don't see the point in using any
  2. I took Accutane for 3 months when I was 21, I'm now 36. It totally cleared my acne, but I was left with quite severe scarring. But one of the side effects is that your skin can suddenly become red years after, this happened to me when I was 29 or 30, and is still the same. I recently had laser treatment, but it didn't really work. I think it may be worth having a chemical peel in the future, more so when your skin starts to age. You read so many things about acne treatments, but I wouldn't
  3. gno101975

    None. Can be costly, plus it may not work (see bottom line). I recently had laser treatment, but I'm not sure which laser I had. I had 2 passes done on my face (I've had scars for 14 years). It hasn't worked, I go back to the clinic in June. From reading this website, the CO2 laser is the best of the 3 lasers available. I've also read that 2-3 passes are needed.
  4. I had laser treatment on my face (a week ago) due to acne scarring that I'd had for 14 years. 5 days after when the swelling had gone, I can still see the scars. My face went red with a bit of blood patches here and there, it's as though the laser had hardly touched my skin. From viewing videos and looking at photos before I'd had it done, the areas didn't become bloody/scabby, just red. I think for the laser to really work, you need quite a lot of passes to penetrate the skin which is why t