dermabrasion


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der·ma·bra·sion

 (dûr′mə-brā′zhən)
n.
A surgical cosmetic procedure in which the facial skin is abraded with fine sandpaper or wire brushes in order to diminish the appearance of wrinkles, discoloration, scars, and other blemishes.

dermabrasion

(ˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən)
n
(Surgery) a procedure in cosmetic surgery in which rough facial skin is removed by scrubbing
[C20: from Greek derma skin + abrasion]

derm•a•bra•sion

(ˌdɜr məˈbreɪ ʒən)

n.
the removal of acne scars, dermal nevi, or the like, by abrading.
[1950–55]

dermabrasion

the surgical process of removing the outer layer of the skin, as for cosmetic purposes in the removal of acne scars, etc.
See also: Skin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dermabrasion - removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
Translations

der·ma·bra·sion

n. dermabrasión, abrasión cutánea, proceso empleado para eliminar los nevos y cicatrices de la acné.
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Notable exceptions included dermabrasion and full-face ablative resurfacing; the experts recommended against having such procedures within 6 months of isotretinoin use because of potentially increased risks of adverse events in some patients.
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Dermabrasion involves abrading the skin with a rough surface to remove the upper layers and is chiefly used to treat the face.
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Fife described dermabrasion as a "tried and true" method against boxcar, varicella, and rolling scars.
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For $50, clients select one of two to three high-end treatments such as dermabrasion, hot-stone massage, or full-body salt scrub, each of which typically costs $95 or more.
If that doesn't work, we try dermabrasion, in which we use a high-speed sander to remove the dead tissue.
The patient was allowed to heal for 6 weeks, and then a left cheek dermabrasion was performed (figure 3, B).