Do you ever wish that your face had an even skin tone? If your answer is yes, then you must consider microdermabrasion. This is a non-invasive treatment that gently exfoliates your skin. After few treatment sessions, your complexion appears smoother, brighter, and more even in color. Microdermabrasion appeals to everyone and is safe in all skin types. One can immediately see more youthful skin without any downtime.
- Age spots.
- Dark spots after acne.
- Dull complexion.
- Uneven skin tone or texture.
Dermatologists use microdermabrasion to improvise the results obtained from anti-aging products. Microdermabrasion allows these products to penetrate deeper into the skin.
What happens during microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion involves using a handheld device that gently removes the toplayer of skin. Agrating/sanding sensation is felt, which is not painful. It takes about 30-40 minutes to treat the entire face and about 20 minutes for the neck. A moisturizer is applied after the treatment.
What do I need to do after microdermabrasion?
You are given a skin-care regimen that includes sun protection and miniaturization. Sun protection ensures the best possible results.
Is there any downtime?
There is no downtime or a recovery period after Diamond Skin Polishing. The skin may turn pink or red and can swell a little bit like a sunburn for a day or two.
When will I see results of microdermabrasion?
Most patients require between 6 to 12 treatments in a year performed every two weeks, or monthly. After treatments sessions, patients have smoother skin and radiant complexion.
How long do the results last?
The results are temporary. Recommended regimen with sun protection maintains the results for a longer time. Yet, our skin continues to age. Follow-up treatments are necessary to retain smooth radiant skin.
What are the possible side effects?
Skin may be pink or red and slightly swollen after the procedure for a day.
When can I get another repeat treatment?
Diamond skin polishing treats only the top layer of the skin, so skin recovers quickly. Most people can safely have repeat treatment a week later.
What about safety of microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion has an excellent safety record.
What is the treatment cost of microdermabrasion/diamond skin polishing?
Vital information to tell your dermatologist
Before microdermabrasion, inform your dermatologist about any medical conditions and medicines that you take. Important to tell your dermatologist if you have:
- Frequent cold sores breakouts.
- Skin that scars easily.
What is the role of microdermabrasion in acne scars?
Microdermabrasion is a type of superficial exfoliation treatment. People like the way microdermabrasion makes their skin look and feel, however it does not address deep acne scars.
Patients with deep acne scars require a resurfacing laser or micro needling radiofrequency, as opposed to microdermabrasion for treatment.