The time-frame for recovery is several weeks. During this time the skin will be swollen, sensitive, and pink. Most dermabrasion patients don't go back to work for several weeks. Active sports that could damage your face should not be pursued for at least two months. The worst damage can occur from the sun, so patients should avoid excessive sun exposure.
The final results of a dermabrasion or microdermabrasion procedure can take months to show. Most swelling and pinkness
Refinishing treatments can offer dramatic improvements in the surface of your skin, but it will take some time before you see the final results. In three months the skin should be re-pigmented and back to normal without obvious signs of the operation.