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March 1968

Dermabrasion for Cosmetic Purposes: A Long-Time Evaluation by Patients

Author Affiliations

Oakland, Calif

From the departments of dermatology, Highland-Alameda County Hospital, Oakland, Calif, and the University of California Medical School, San Francisco.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(3):335. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610090107019

Ninety-eight percent of the patients failed to answer a letter asking for information on the final results of the dermabrasion performed on their faces for acne scarring.

The one patient who answered had many justifiable complaints.