Hey, Ok my question is, what does accutane do to your skin to make sure that acne doesn't come back. Like 80% of people don't have acne after they finish there accutane course so obviously accutane does something to there skin to make sure it doesn't come back. So what does it do?
Accutane shrinks the sebaceous (oil) glands in the skin semi-permanently. They grow back very slowly, by which time you are highly likely to have outgrown your tendancy to acne. This is why the majority of patients remain acne-free indefinately.
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