It is the removal of superficial layers of skin with a rapidly revolving abrasive tool. An exfoliating technique that uses a rotating instrument to remove the outer layers of the skin that is damaged, typically on the face. The skin that grows back is usually smoother.

This treatment is popular with people who wish to improve the appearance of their skin. Some of the conditions it can treat include fine lines, sun damage, acne scars, and uneven texture. Additionally, to provide a more youthful appearance, dermabrasion can also help treat: acne scars, age spots, fine wrinkles, precancerous skin, rhinophyma, or redness and thick skin on the nose, scars from surgery or injury, sun damage, and uneven skin tone.