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Dermabrasion for Tattoos & Scars

dermabrasion st louisWhat is dermabrasion?

Dermabrasion is a skin-resurfacing procedure that mechanically feathers the skin to improve skin texture and contour. The new skin generally has a smoother and fresher appearance. At the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center, dermabrasion can be done alone or in combination with other cosmetic procedures.

What is dermabrasion useful for?

When the technique of dermabrasion was first developed, it was used primarily to improve acne scars, pox marks and scars resulting from accidents, surgery, or disease.  Today, it is also used to treat wrinkles, tattoos, sun damage, and age/liver spots.