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Dermabrasion

OVERVIEW


DermabrasionDermabrasion treatments are commonly used to remove sun-damaged skin, correct the effects of aging, remove fine lines, small acne scars and address dark spots on the skin.

Today’s modern lasers offer greater control and flexibility than traditional methods of sanding. Dermabrasion is commonly used in conjunction with other plastic surgery procedures, such as a facelift, scar removal or revision, and a chemical peel.

WHAT HAPPENS DURING DERMABRASION TREATMENT?


The surface of the upper layer of the skin is removed by abrasion or sanding.

The face is the primary site for treatment, as it is the area most prone to overexposure and environmental pollutants. Some discomfort from the procedure can be expected, therefore, Dermabrasion requires general anesthesia or twilight anesthesia.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER FROM DERMABRASION?


Recovery from a dermabrasion treatment takes 1-2 weeks.

After the procedure, patients can expect redness as the new skin heals. Healing can take up to several months as the new skin begins to regrow.

HOW MUCH DOES DERMABRASION COST?


The cost of dermabrasion in Reston, VA, at Austin-Weston is around $1,880 – $5,500.

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