I have lots of birthmarks at the back of my left leg and thigh. It's pink. Will Microdermabrasion work for me?
Microdermabrasion for Birthmarks?
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Microdermabrasion is not treatment of choice for birthmark
Microdermabrasion is usually a more superficial procedure
Birth marks usually have a deeper component within the skin. Microdermabrasion is a superficial type of treatment that is not usually done to remove birthmarks. However, if done aggressively with more suction and more passes you can make the microdermabrasion reach deeper. There are some microdermabrasion machines that are medical profession strength that can be used more aggressively. Lasers, actual excision of the mark, laser resurfacing, dermabrasion are other options.
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