Question about Microdermabrasion: i want to know if you can have mda if q174

Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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I want to know if you can have MDA if you have broken cappilaries. I don’t have many, they are quite small and they are on my cheeks. I was wondering if they would interrupt it. Your answer would be highly appreciated so I can then book in for a consultation.


It is possible for microdermabrasion or MDA to worsen broken capillaries, as there is some suction on the skin. If you are prone to this, I would advise you avoid it and choose an alternative like a light chemical peel that won’t cause the same problem. To treat broken capillaries, we have a few vascular lasers, that can help to shut these vessels down.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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