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Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion involves spraying the skin with aluminum oxide particles only 100 microns in diameter (0.004 inches); the top layer of skin is removed. This procedure may be considered non-surgical plastic surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Microdermabrasion

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Microdermabrasion:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Superficial scars

Other Surgical Options: Microdermabrasion

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Microdermabrasion may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Microdermabrasion

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Microdermabrasion may include:

Procedure Complications: Microdermabrasion

Possible surgical complications of Microdermabrasion may include:

  • Mild skin irritation

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Microdermabrasion

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good. The procedure will need to be repeated every month (or longer) to maintain the desired effect.

Microdermabrasion: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Microdermabrasion: Seven to ten days.

Microdermabrasion: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Microdermabrasion) include:

  • Lunchtime peel
  • Particle skin resurfacing
  • Skin rejuvenation

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