years, our skin is exposed to daily
environmental elements, such as pollution,
the sun, allergens, and toxins.
Microdermabrasion treatments can help
reduce or eliminate age spots, light acne
scars, wrinkles and fine lines, "crow's
feet," and uneven pigmentation.
Microdermabrasion is a
non-chemical, non-invasive procedure
that uses a spray of tiny crystals or a
diamond tip applicator to remove the
outermost layer of dry, dead skin cells
and reveal radiant, healthier-looking
skin. Microdermabrasion also stimulates
the growth of a new underlying layer of
skin cells and encourages production of
collagen and elastin, which further
improves your skinís appearance.
conditions can be treated?
Patients with fine lines or
wrinkles, sun damage, skin texture
problems, age spots, uneven
pigmentation, clogged pores, or minor
scars are good candidates for
microdermabrasion. Patients with rosacea
or acne may also benefit from
microdermabrasion treatments. Scars and
stretch marks can also be softened and
improved in appearance.
is ideal for:
* People who do not have the
down time for healing from chemical
peels or lasers.
* Active patients who do not want to
take time off from outdoor or social
activities such as tennis, gold, or
skiing are excellent candidates.
* Patients with sensitive skin that
cannot tolerate more invasive treatments
* Patients with minor skin imperfections
wanting smoother, softer, and more
areas can be treated?
The most common area of
treatment is the face. However, other
areas of treatment include the neck,
chest, back, arms, and legs.
long do treatments take?
typically last between 10 to 30 minutes.
They can be combined with other
treatments in a comprehensive facial.
I go out into the sun after having
Sun exposure is never
recommended! Sunscreen must be worn
after the peel as your skin will likely
be a little more sensitive to sun
exposure. Waterproof SPF is necessary if
you are going to be outdoors. For
optimal protection, add a SunPro hat.
many microdermabrasions should I have
and how often is it recommended?
Most clients do several
microdermabrasions 2-4 weeks apart and
then maintain by having a
microdermabrasion performed every four
to eight weeks to provide optimal