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Microdermabrasion is a skin-freshening technique that helps repair facial skin suffering from the effects of sun and aging. The device used is like a fine sandblaster that sprays tiny crystals across the face, mixing gentle abrasion with suction to remove the dead, outer layer of skin. As with other skin rejuvenation techniques, more than one treatment may be needed to reduce or remove fine wrinkles and unwanted pigmentation. Our physicians use a powerful, yet safe method to help return radiance to your facial skin.
What is microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion uses medical grade crystals to remove the dead, outermost layer of skin. The skin exfoliation process reveals new, living skin cells that are soft, smooth and receptive to nutrients.
What conditions does it treat?
Micordermabrasion is used to treat and/or diminish:
• Fine Lines
• Sun-damaged skin
• Acne-prone skin
• Oily skin
• Dry or patchy skin
• Superficial age spots
Why choose microdermabrasion?
A safe, non-invasive, and virtually painless procedure, microdermabrasion is an excellent alternative to lasers and chemical peels. Compared to these treatments, the benefits include:
• Less pain or discomfort
• Minimal risk
• Suited for all skin types
• No anesthesia required
• No recovery time
• No hazardous chemicals
The microdermabrasion procedure is performed under the supervision of a certified professional, so you can be confident that you will be treated with the utmost care.
How does it work?
The procedure is performed by using a hand piece that the operator passes over the skin two or three times. This evenly removed the stratum corneum, the outermost layer of the skin. The underlying epidermis is also stimulated by the abrasion and the vacuum. This promotes the generation of new collagen, which thickens the dermis and improves resistance to the effects of aging.
How many treatments will I need?
Your skin care professional will advise you regarding your unique skin care needs, but the typical patient receives four to six treatments spaced seven to ten days apart. The average procedure takes less than 30 minutes, depending upon the skin condition, the area to be treated, and the desired outcome. Microdermabrasion is fast, predictable and painless: the perfect lunch hour peel.
Is microdermabrasion safe?
Microdermabrasion is one of the most trusted and sought-after procedures for improving skin tone and texture. With more than 15 years of success in the USA and nearly 30 years in Europe, microdermabrasion has been used to treat millions of satisfied people.