What is dermabrasion for?

Superfcl scar/lesion. It is best used for superficial scars or lesions limited to the upper dermis or epidermis.

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What is dermabrasion and will it get rid of my back acne?

ACNE. When the dermatologist thinks that you need dermabrasion to remove your acne and scars, he applies a chemical and use an instrument to clear your skin of the acne and scars. Check your back acne if dermabrasion is needed. Read more...
NO. Dermabrasion is like sanding wood to make it smoother. You won't like it and it will not make your back look any better. It is somewhat useful on the face. Read more...

What kind of dermabrasion has best results for acne scars?

Depends. It really depends on he size and distribution of the scars. Dermabrasion and chemical peels (possibly retinoid topical) can help with finer scars but for bigger scars may have to consider laser or deeper peels such as co2 peels - please see a cosmetics dermatologist/plastics surgeon. Read more...
Dermabrasion. Dermabrasion is certainly much better than microdermabrasion. However, treatment depends on type of scar, location and your skin type. Other options include fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel and fractionated co2 laser. Dermabrasion is done much less commonly than in the past because of these new tools. See an experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Read more...

What are the differences between dermabrasion and salabrasion?

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 more...
Dermabrasion. Dermabrasion uses mechanical means to remove the outer layers of the skin. Salabrasion uses salt and water as the agent to remove the outer layers of the skin. Read more...

What is the effect of dermabrasion on acne pockmarks?

Scar vs derm depth . The depth of the scars as well as the depth of the dermabrasion will no influence the ultimate outcome of the intervention. However it may require multiple sessions and will not likely resolve the scarring. A response of 30 % is considered excellent and supplemental procedures such as fillers or fat transfer may improve the results. Read more...
Dermabrasion. Dermabrasion works on pock scars by sanding down the edges of the scar, inducing the creation of new skin and collagen and smoothing the scarred skin. This reduces the effects of light on the uneven skin and makes the residual scars less visible. Read more...