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Is laser skin resurfacing the same as microabrasion?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Microdermabrasion is a superficial procedure that requires little or no recovery time.
Laser resurfacing is deeper, and requires recovery time - but achieves faster and more dramatic results.

In brief: No.

Microdermabrasion is a superficial procedure that requires little or no recovery time.
Laser resurfacing is deeper, and requires recovery time - but achieves faster and more dramatic results.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not the same

"microabrasion" actually refers to a dental procedure to treat the outer enamel of the teeth.
Microdermabrasion is a skin procedure that uses manual exfoliation to remove the outer layers of dead skin to improve skin texture and penetration of topical products. Microhydrabrasion is a skin procedure that uses suction, a liquid vortex and mechanical tip to remove the outer layers of dead skin.

In brief: Not the same

"microabrasion" actually refers to a dental procedure to treat the outer enamel of the teeth.
Microdermabrasion is a skin procedure that uses manual exfoliation to remove the outer layers of dead skin to improve skin texture and penetration of topical products. Microhydrabrasion is a skin procedure that uses suction, a liquid vortex and mechanical tip to remove the outer layers of dead skin.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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