Volume 11 - Issue 3 - March 2003

Since it’s development in Italy in 1985, microdermabrasion has become an increasingly popular non-invasive procedure used for skin rejuvenation, and the treatment of acne and certain acne scars. The procedure uses the abrasive qualities of aluminum oxide crystals in conjunction with mild suction, to gently remove dead skin cells and surface debris. It’s a simple, painless and rapid procedure, which can be performed in an office setting, with minimal recovery time. Until recently, there had been a scarcity of peer-reviewed literature published to assess its efficacy. How It Works The mech