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See details: Dermabrasion can refer to any process in which the skin surface is abraded, but usually refers to the use of a mechanical rotary device similar to a "sander." salabrasion specifically refers to the use of a concentrated saline solution (saltwater) to perform the abrasion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermabrasion is a surgical procedure designed to gently remove the outer layers of skin. It is commonly performed to improve the appearance of the skin, camouflage scars, and remove irregularities of the skin. A brush or diamond fraise is commonly used for this procedure ...Read more
Minor discomfort: Dermabrasion is useful for improving the appearance of scars. It removes the outer layers of skin to promote a more even appearance. The procedure itself is done with local anesthesia, so it should not be painful. Afterwards, while everything is healing, the pain is minor, and usually doesn't require strong pain medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dermabrasion: Controlled deep abrasion (wearing away) of the upper to mid layers of the skin with any variety of strong abrasive devices including a wire brush, diamond wheel or fraise, sterilized sandpaper, salt crystals, or other mechanical means to reduce wrinkling and improve appearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure: Dermabrasion machines are of 2 kinds, those that use crystals such as aluminum oxide or sodium bicarbonate, and those that use a diamond-tipped surface, to sand away small uneven spots on the surface of the skin. Professional machines should be fda-approved for medical use. Good results can depend on the judgment and skill of the physician using the machine, rather than on the machine itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weeks to months: Most healing occurs within 2 weeks but "final" healing can take 6-12 months. ...Read more
How often can dermabrasion be done? How frequently can I get dermabrasion? What is the optimum frequency for the best results?
3 Months: Minimum time between sessions is three months, however each patient is different. Some may require longer periods between treatment. ...Read more
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