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Is dermabrasion a good option for someone with rosacea? i have rosacea and medications aren't working very well. is dermabrasion a treatment for rosacea?

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion is not recommended for people who suffer with rosacea. In fact. The treatments may clear the skin initially, but what people do not realize is that it will return and be much worse. There are new laser treatments that have shown to improve rosacea. Consult a dermatologist who specializes in this type of laser treatment. Best of luck.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Dermabrasion: Dermabrasion is a harsh treatment for someone with rosacea . If redness from broken blood vessels are a concern then laser is a good option.

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