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Skin smoothing surgery - series—Indication

Indication

Overview

Dermabrasion may be offered to patients with:

  • Facial scars from acne, accidents, and previous surgery
  • Fine facial wrinkles, such as around the mouth
  • Precancerous growths (keratoses)

Review Date 10/31/2016

Updated by: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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