Pronounced: derma-BRAY-shunEn Español (Spanish Version)
Dermabrasion is used to remove damaged skin. This allows healthy, smoother skin to grow in its place.
Multiple Facial Injuries Treated with Surgical Dermabrasion
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Dermabrasion is done to help repair damaged skin. The procedure may help to renew skin by encouraging new skin growth. Dermabrasion may be used to treat the following skin conditions:
Last reviewedAugust 2014by Michael Woods, MD
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