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20 Aug 2010

roaccutane - scarring?
HI Pharm

Is it true roaccutane can help with scarring? (black skin in this instance) If so how does this happen? I thought it only helps with the actual lesions. What is the action which would help with scars, very old ones too. Could u clarify thanks.
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Lacey

Roaccutane and its generics are effective in treating scarring acne, but are not effective on pre-existing scars and should ideally be started before scarring has begun.
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