Accutane and Yag laser legs (not face)

Laser & Light Therapy . 3 answers . 3 years ago

I have tiny veins on ym legs and I'm having yag laser treatment soon. Oneday after treatment I want to start with 40mg accutane. Is it safe to start taking 1 day after? And I want a second laser treatment on my legs 6 weeks after the having yag laser treatment. (I want to start with accutane).

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2 years ago by Nu Vela Esthetica

Sclerotherapy by an expert phlebologist is still the gold standard for tiny
veins. It would have the additional benefit of not interfering at all with
your planned accutane treatment. So it would be safer

2 years ago by Nu Vela Esthetica (View Profile)

Sclerotherapy by an expert phlebologist is still the gold standard for tiny
veins. It would have the additional benefit of not interfering at all with
your planned accutane treatment. So it would be safer


2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Talk with treating physician.
David A. Engleman M.D.

2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

Talk with treating physician.
David A. Engleman M.D.


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

I and my colleagues do not recommend any laser treatments for 6 months after stopping Accutane. In fact we would recommend alternate treatments for acne other than Accutane due high risks associated with it. Medically supervised use of tretinoin, medical skin treatments such as Obagi combined with IPL, microderm and or laser genesis. We especially caution women of child bearing years to avoid this medication.
Norman N Bein MD FACS RVT

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

I and my colleagues do not recommend any laser treatments for 6 months after stopping Accutane. In fact we would recommend alternate treatments for acne other than Accutane due high risks associated with it. Medically supervised use of tretinoin, medical skin treatments such as Obagi combined with IPL, microderm and or laser genesis. We especially caution women of child bearing years to avoid this medication.
Norman N Bein MD FACS RVT


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