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What are the differences between dermabrasion and salabrasion?

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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology
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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.

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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.
Dr. David Voron
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Dr. Ralph Rosato
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ralph Rosato
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