Microdermabrasion on active spots?

Hi, I'm suppose to be having a microdermabrasion treatment Tuesday to help with my hyperpigmentation on my cheeks but I've broken out with 4 or 5 painful under skin pimples on my face. Can I still have the treatment without it affecting the pimples?

Doctor Answers 2


Hi, It is recommended to wait until active spots settle before have Microdermabrasion treatment.

Hope this helps

Birmingham Plastic Surgeon
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Microdermabrasion on active spots?

Thanks for your queryMicrodermabrasion is contraindicated during active acne. Hence you should avoid the treatment and wait for the acne to settle down. Hope it helps.
All The Best

Ajaya Kashyap, MD
India Plastic Surgeon
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