Dermabrasion uses a handheld rotary device to remove superficial layers of the skin to promote reepithelialization with new collagen deposition.
It can be used to treat fine rhytids in the perioral region with good results.
It is also very effective for reducing superficial acne scarring and scarring from other surgical procedures and some pigmentation changes. It can be used for minor skin tightening when larger areas are treated.
It is performed under sedation and local anaesthesia.
It can be performed on outpatient basis.
Surgery may be performed alone or in association with other facial rejuvenation procedures such as eye lid surgery or facelift.
- Reepithelialization time depends is generally 7-10 days.
- Typically, treated skin is red for 1-2 weeks and pink for up to 2-3 months.
- Postoperative swelling improves over 3 months.
- Antiviral prophylaxis is indicated for those with a history of Herpes simplex
- Avoid sun exposure
- Hydroquinone may be applied in some cases
- Application of antibacterial ointments
- Prolonged erythema
- Hypertrophic scar or keloid
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