Complications of Dermabrasion and Chemical Peeling Procedures

  • Chris Harmon
  • Betty Davis


Complications can occur with resurfacing procedures even with proper technique and appropriate patient selection. Physicians performing these techniques have an obligation to know the risks and benefits of the procedure as well as how to treat any side effect or complications that may arise. It is also important that patients receiving these procedures understand the risks and are willing to accept a complication if one does occur.


Allergic Contact Dermatitis Toxic Shock Syndrome Acne Scar Delayed Wind Healing Wire Brush 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Harmon
    • 1
  • Betty Davis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Arizona Medical ClinicSun City WestUSA

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