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Is epidermal leveling better than microdermabrasion?

The two procedures seem comparable. Which is better and why?

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Replied on 11/17/2009

By: Esta Kronberg, M.D.  |  Board Certified Dermatologist
Houston, TX


They are pretty much the same procedure done with different instruments. I would think Microdermabrasion is safer and easier to control.



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