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Meaning :

Dermabrasion is the best type of surgical and skin resurfacing procedure that give skin a smoother and more even look. It evacuates the very top layer of skin allowing new skin to grow in its place and smooth out fine facial wrinkles. Sometimes, it also used to remove the pre-cancerous growths called keratoses. Dermabrasion can be painful, so patients can expect some uneasiness during and after the procedure. After the procedure, most patients will notice that their skin seems to be red, and somewhat crude looking.

Reasons Dermabrasion may be right for you :

Dermabrasion Benefits or uses are as follows –

  • Sun damaged skin
  • Deep acne scars
  • Scars from previous surgeries
  • Deep wrinkles
  • Hyper pigmentation.
  • Tattoos

At what age can Dermabrasion be performed?

Dermabrasion may be performed at any age, with the youngest patients usually being teenagers. Although older humans heal more slowly, more essential elements are your pores and skin type, coloring, and medical records.

Procedure :

The skin is carefully sanded or abraded using a wire brush. When the procedure is over, the face will be covered with a thin film of antibiotic ointment or a burn cream to protect.

Side  Effects :

Dermabrasion can cause side effects, including :

  • Scarring
  • Swelling
  • Acne flare-ups, infection
  • Redness
  • Loss of freckles
  • Change in skin tone

Recovery time :

Swelling caused by dermabrasion will begin to decrease within a few days to a week but time can last for weeks or even months. The pinkness of the skin will likely take about three months to fade. Once the treated area begins to heal, the skin looks smoother.