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Microdermabrasion Treatment

Microdermabrasion is a mini procedure used to rejuvenate skin, lessen the signs of scaring, and remove fine lines and the effects of acne. The top layer of dead skin is removed during treatment, while promoting the production of new cells in the deepest layer of skin.

Microdermabrasion is effective in reducing fine lines, "crow's feet," age spots and acne scars. It stimulates the production of skin cells and collagen. It has proven to be a very popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure; see current American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) statistics.

The top layer of dead skin is removed during treatment, while promoting the production of new cells in the deepest layer of skin. Microdermabrasion is used to treat sun-damaged skin, unevenly textured skin, fine lines, aging spots, and stretch marks. The procedure involves spraying a fine jet of sand-like crystals onto the skin and, using a highly controlled vacuum, sweeping up the crystals and the top epidermal layer. As microdermabrasion brushes away the damaged cell layers, it also stimulates the skin's production of collagen and helps to maintain the elasticity of the skin. This process exfoliates the skin, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin which will result in a firmer, more youthful looking skin over time. Microdermabrasion is a subtle procedure that softens the problem areas of the skin. As a result, many patients return for an additional 5 to 7 treatments over the course of 2 months to attain a thoroughly refreshed and vibrant appearance. Perhaps the best aspect of microdermabrasion is that each treatment only lasts 15 to 45 minutes. In fact, it is so convenient that it is often referred to as the "lunchtime face lift." As well, microdermabrasion requires no anesthesia and is almost completely painless.

How It's Done?

The skin is sandblasted with aluminum oxide crystals through a wand-like device that suctions itself to the skin. The technician controls the suction and level of the blast, and goggles are worn by the patient to protect the eyes. Because treatments are relatively painless, anesthesia is generally not administered.

Treatments last about 20 - 30 minutes if only the face is being treated, and can last up to an hour if the neck and upper chest are included. Courses of microdermabrasion consist of 4 - 8 treatments at 1 - 2 week intervals. All treatments can be preformed at your doctor's office, salon, or spa.

Health Concerns

Microdermabrasion exfoliates only the external layer of skin and, therefore, rarely causes serious complications. However, if the technician is not careful, the tiny sand crystals can get in the eyes and cause considerable irritation. For those intending to have this procedure performed in a salon, be aware that there have been cases where the exfoliating crystals have been recycled for multiple patients. These recycled crystals can contain skin toxins from previous patients and can spread serious viruses such as hepatitis. Two weeks prior to the procedure, patients should refrain from tanning or waxing, or having chemical peel or collagen injections performed. Pregnant women should refrain from microdermabrasion.

Visage Naturel Home Microdermabrasion System
Scientifically designed to diminish appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, promote rejuvenation of skin, and reduce the appearance of acne.
DermaNew Microdermabrasion Crème
Microdermabrasion cream utilizes the same magnesium oxide crystals found in traditional microdermabrasion machines. Microdermabrasion is excellent to smooth fine lines and wrinkles lighten pigmented skin, improve scars and clear acne prone skin. Ideal for the face, neck, hands, and body. The results are amazing and can be seen immediately.
Microdermabrasion Facial Peel & Post Peel Sealer by Joey New York
Joey New York Microdermabrasion Kit - Safely enjoy the benefits of a power peel at home. This acid free rapid exfoliator contains all natural protein enzymes plus micro crystals to gradually peel away exhausted skin cells revealing a skin that looks more clear, youthful and vibrant.
Derma e Microdermabrasion Scrub
Derma E products naturally help you obtain more youthful, beautiful skin without using the harmful ingredients many other skin care manufacturers use.
DermaNew Accelerated Microdermabrasion Cream
This is the new refill cream for your DermaNew System.The 5.3 ounce tube is an approximate 60-day supply. This cream contains microdermabrasion crystals of varying sizes to accelerate your microdermabrasion experience!
One Touch Microdermabrasion System
Uncover your best skin in four steps. This professional-quality kit gently polishes and exfoliates skin, minimizing fine lines and reducing sun damage and acne scars. It's an effective, economical alternative to expensive spas and medical procedures.
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