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Will I Have To Get Poked With A Needle When I Get A Dermabrasion
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
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
Where can I get dermabrasion to vanish my facial scar? For many plastic sergion do not perform it since it's an old technique, but i need it.
Search online : There are still quite a few plastic surgeons that do, in fact, know how to us dermabrasion to reduce acne scarring. You should look up this specific topic online and should get some leads to plastic surgeons that perform this procedure. As an alternative, there are many plastic surgeons that prefer to use co2 laser resurfacing instead. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can dermabrasion get rid of freckles? I have a lot of freckles and i hate them. Will dermabrasion lessen the appearance of my freckles?
Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion will not reduce or remove freckles. Have you considered laser treatment? Many patients have used ipl laser for freckles and noticed a dramatic reduction in their appearance. Please consult a dermatologist that specializes in this type of laser treatment. Best of luck. ...Read more
Can i get dermabrasion if I have acne? I want dermabrasion, but I have a lot of acne. Can i still have the procedure, and will it improve my acne?
Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion does not work very well for active acne. It is much better for acne scars. Therefore you may try another treatment to help clear the acne up (i.e. An antibiotic like Doxycycline or a medication called accutane). Once the acne has cleared, microdermabrasion will work well for the scars ...Read more
Can i get dermabrasion if I have moles? I have a few large moles on my face. Can i still get dermabrasion? .
Avoid the moles: These few large moles sound like what physicians define as pigmented nevi. Anything pigmented can be difficult to follow to rule out changing to a melanoma. A melanoma has changes in color, irregular borders, can bleed, and can be itchy. If one gets dermabrasion of the mole, it may be very difficult to interpret the mole over time. The dermabrasion needs to avoid the moles and be done precisely. ...Read more
Possibly + skin care: Dermabrasion may help to aggressively exfoliate the skin and minimize obstruction of the sebaceous glands which can lead to increased black heads. However, this alone will not necessarily decrease the incidence of black heads and good skin care with topical or oral retinoids as well as occasional comedone (black head) extraction may all be effective in decreasing the incidence of blackheads. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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