Article and method for dermabrading

  • US 5,800,446 A
  • Filed: 02/27/1997
  • Issued: 09/01/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/27/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of removing an epidermal portion of the skin of a patient by dermabrading, comprising the steps of:

  • providing a disposable dermabrasion glove including (i) a main body having an opening and palmar and posterior regions for respectively covering palmar and posterior portions of the hand of the wearer, (ii) a plurality of finger extensions extending from the main body and wrapping around anterior and posterior surfaces of the fingers, and (iii) at least one abrasive region provided on a finger extension of the glove, along an anterior outer surface thereof;

    fitting the glove on a hand of the wearer;

    rubbing the at least one abrasive region against the skin to remove the epidermal portion.

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