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Dermabrasion and Microdermabrasion: how are they different?

20th March 2013

Micro means small, derm is skin (think dermis), and abrasion is scraping (like sand paper is abrasive). Dermabrasion, which is recommended for fair skin and not dark skin, was developed to improve acne scars, pox marks, and scars from accidents or disease. It has to be done in the doctor’s office, and you need painkillers […]

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