What is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive treatment that uses a special device with an abrasive surface to gently exfoliate away the thicker, uneven outer layer of skin. By sanding the skin, collagen production is increased, which helps to improve the overall appearance and health of the skin.
- Reduce hyperpigmentation.
- Exfoliate the skin for a glowing complexion.
- Reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
- Reduce the appearance of large pores and blackheads.
- Treat acne scarring.
- Improve the appearance of stretch marks.
Who Can Benefit from Microdermabrasion?
Adult patients who wish to improve the overall look and feel of their skin can benefit from microdermabrasion. With multiple sessions it improves skin texture and skin tone. Be sure to disclose all medical information during your consultation to ensure the best possible results.
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What to Expect?
Overall, there are a few different ways to go about this procedure, based on the specific device that is used. Skin care professionals can choose between using a diamond-tip handpiece, which exfoliates dead cells of your skin and simultaneously suctions them off, or crystal microdermabrasion, which uses a handpiece that gently sprays fine crystals to exfoliate the skin. The approach used will depend on your skincare provider’s preference and or your skin goals. Both techniques provide the same results. Regardless of the technique used, a handpiece will be used to exfoliate the skin, removing the outermost layer. After this exfoliation, a moisturizer and sunscreen will be applied to the skin. Treatment typically lasts about 30 minutes . Currently at Skin Refine Medspa, we use the diamond tip microdermabrasion technique with a facial, custom serum, custom mask, and massage which results in a 60 minute procedure.
What are the Results?
Following microdermabrasion treatment, patients may experience slight redness or sensitivity, though these symptoms will go down within a few hours. Most patients feel the hydration and softness of their face. There is no downtime required after microdermabrasion, so individuals can feel free to return to their daily activities.
To maintain results, it is important to keep your skin hydrated, avoid using topical acne medications the day after treatment, and wear sunscreen when outdoors. It typically may take a series of six sessions of microdermabrasion for drastic results to be seen. Treatments can be performed weekly, every two weeks, or monthly, depending on your individual treatment plan.
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