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Suggested Reading About Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion

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To explore microdermabrasion and dermabrasion further, check out the following list of suggested reading from Zoe Draelos, MD, and Peter T. Pugliese, MD. Also, to purchase Physiology of the Skin, Third Edition, the book from which the article “Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion” was excerpted, log on to


L AlKhawam and M Alam, Dermabrasion and Microdermabrasion, Facial Plastic Surgery, 25 5 301–310 (2009)

WP Coleman III, JM Yarborough and SH Mandy, Dermabrasion for Prophylaxis and Treatment of Actinic Keratoses, Dermatologic Surgery, 22 1 17–21 (Jan 1996)

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ZD Draelos, Camouflaging Techniques and Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery, 22 12 1023–1027 (Dec 1996)

JE Fulton Jr, Dermabrasion, Chemabrasion, and Laserabrasion: Historical Perspectives, Modern Dermabrasion Techniques, and Future Trends, Dermatologic Surgery, 22 7 619–628 (Jul 1996)

MH Gold, Dermabrasion in Dermatology, American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, 4 7 467–471 (2003)

PE Grimes, Microdermabrasion, Dermatologic Surgery, 31 3 1160–1165 (Mar 2005)

DJ Karimipout, G Karimipour and J Orringer, Microdermabrasion: An Evidenced-Based Review, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 125 1 372–377 (Jan 2010)

SJ Kempiak and N Uebelhoer, Superficial Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion for Acne Vulgaris, Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, 27 3 212–220 (Sept 2008)

B-L Lew, YC Cho and M-H Lee, Effect of Serial Microdermabrasion on the Ceramide Level in the Stratum Corneum, Dermatologic Surgery, 32 3 376–379 (Mar 2006)

JM Spencer, Microdermabrasion, American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, 6 2 89–92 (2005)

C-N Wang and H-L Chan, Aluminum Oxide Crystal Microdermabrasion: A Technique for Treating Facial Scarring, Dermatologic Surgery, 21 6 539–542 (Jun 1995)


ZD Draelos, ed, Cosmetic Dermatology: Products and Procedures, John Wiley & Sons (2010)

ZD Draelos and LA Thaman, eds, Cosmetic Formulation of Skin Care Products, Taylor & Francis Group, New York (2006)

P Hill, Microdermabrasion, Milady (2009)

ID Papel, JL Frodel, GR Holt, WF Larrabee, NE Hachlas, SS Park, JM Sykes and DM Toriumi, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 3rd ed, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc (2009)

DS Rigel, RA Weiss and HW Lim, Photoaging, Informa Healthcare USA, New York (2004)

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