How long does it take to get good results following salicylic acid peel and microdermabrasion? I have scars & pores

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How long does it take to get good results following salicylic acid peel and microdermabrasion?

  Results can be seen in 4 -6 weeks. If it is the first treatment, is possible that multiple treatments are  needed depending on the depth of scars. Discuss other treatments options with your doctor for acne scars that may be more effective , ex laser .


Montreal Dermatologist
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Salicylic Peel and Microdermabrasion

Thank you for your question.  Both microdermabrasion and salicylic peels are superficial treatments, affecting the stratum corneum of the epidermis.  As such, a series of 4-5 treatments will improve the quality and texture of the skin but are not powerful enough to address scars. Pore size is generally not improved with these treatments. 

Stephen Prendiville, MD
Fort Myers Facial Plastic Surgeon
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