Microdermabrasion treatments use a minimally abrasive instrument to gently sand your skin, removing the thicker, uneven outer layer. This type of skin rejuvenation is used to treat light scarring, discoloration, sun damage and stretch marks.
People with uneven pigmentation, fine lines and clogged pores can benefit from a series of microdermabrasion treatments. The procedure stimulates blood flow, which increases the nutrition delivered to skin cells. This improves cell production, which improves skin's elasticity and texture.
Reduction or elimination of fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores and blackheads, acne and acne scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone and texture, sun damage. One of the best no-down-time anti aging treatments on the market, microdermabrasion promotes the production of collagen and elastin and actually helps thicken the skin.
Discuss any past cosmetic procedures and surgeries, as well as allergies and medical conditions. Do not wax the week prior to a microdermabrasion and do not smoke. Discontinue use of NSAIDS 7 days prior to service. Avoid contact with the sun for 7-14 days prior to treatment. Avoid scheduling an appointment if you are red or burned for 14 days.
First, the skin is thoroughly cleansed and steamed. Steam softens the upper layers of skin and opens the pores. Using a handheld device, a mild abrasion will be targeted to specific areas of the skin. Simultaneously, the device will vacuum up any excess dead skin stimulating circulation to the epidermal layers of the skin. This drives nutrients and oxygen to the epidermis, which is void of blood vessels.
There is little to no downtime after microdermabrasion. You should be able to resume your daily activities immediately.
It’s extremely important to protect your skin with sunscreen. Keep your skin hydrated and use gentle skin care products. Avoid using topical acne medications for at least one day after treatment. You can expect to see noticeable results immediately after the procedure.
Note that if you have a serious skin condition such as deep, widespread acne, active rosacea, eczema, or dermatitis, then we may have other recommendations for you. Skin lesions, open sores, herpes breakouts, and other medical conditions may require other treatments.
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