Microdermabrasion is a Non Surgical method of rejuvenation by means of mechanical skin exfoliation without chemicals or laser. It is a modern, virtually painless alternative to traditional chemical and laser peels. Exfoliation is needed for getting rid of dead skin cells on the surface layer of your skin.If not removed, numerous complexion problems are likely to occur.
This quick and convenient treatment immediately restores smoother younger looking skin and is great for treating the following skin conditions:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Sun damaged skin
- Acne prone skin
- Superficial age spots and Hyper pigmentation Oily, dry or Patchy Skin
- Stretch mark
- Prevents early signs of ageing.
This method works especially well on issues such as acne which is caused by too many dead skin cells leading to an infection within the skin.By removing this buildup of cells, skin is improved and additional problems are reduced or prevented.
Microdermabrasion does not usually require a preparation prior to treatment.
The treatment can be used on all skin types, young and old, male and female with no recovery time needed for post treatment.
The vacuum controls is very flexible which allows a tailor made treatment.Non invasive and pain free.
The long term benefits of multiple procedures are accumulative and can be remarkable, the skin is in a better condition to absorb anti-ageing and acne creams.
The results are instant.
How much time does Microdermabrasion require?
A typical microdermabrasion face treatment takes between 20 and 30 minutes. However, if you want your neck or other parts of the body treated, it may last up to an hour
What should I ask at the first Microdermabrasion consultation?
A first microdermabrasion consultation doesn’t take more than a few minutes. Discuss your medical history with the therpaist and help her decide whether microdemabrasion is right for you. She will establish your skin type, explain what’s involved and help you set reasonable goals and expectations. Ask about any contraindications and involved risks.
Is Microdermabrasion suitable for me?
If the goal is to get rid of superficial acne scars, blotchy skin, large pores, age or sun spots, fine wrinkles or uneven skin tone and texture, you are a perfect candidate for microdermabrasion. All skin types and colors can be treated with microdermabrasion. But before you go ahead, talk to a specialist about your medical history because there are conditions which may make microderm abrasion unsuitable for you.
What can Microdermabrasion do for me?
Microderm abrasion can reduce fine lines and wrinkles, helps fight acne and remove acne scarring, evens skin tone, eliminates white and black heads, minimizes large pores and revitalizes dull skin. Microdermabrasion helps skin regeneration by increasing its elasticity and collagen production. The skin looks fresh and feels smooth as soon as treatment is over. With microdermabrasion, there is no recovery time and no discomfort.
How many treatments are required?
Your therapist can give you a rough idea of the number of microdermabrasions required for best results. Major changes are obvious after the fifth session, even though most clients say they observed improvements after the first two. We suggest suggest 6 to 10 microdermabrasion treatments, scheduled around two weeks apart, so the skin has time to recover between microdermabrasion sessions. After the recommended number of sessions, you may have to schedule another microdermabrasion once every two or three months, to maintain the effects.
Will I experience any discomfort during treatment? Does it hurt?
Microdermabrasion treatment is painless.. You may feel some discomfort around the eyes, but as microdermabrasion treatment continues, your skin gets used to flow. It feels like the mild facial massage from a special wand. Your face may appear a little pinkish in the first 24 hours, but you should not experience any itchiness or pain.
How do I prepare for Microdermabrasion?
One of the advantages of microdermabrasion is minimum pre-treatment requirements. No pre-medication is required but we may ask you to stop taking aspirin-based medicines, Retin-A, Renova, Differin or glycolic acid products.You should also avoid sunbathing and waxing.
How soon can I return to work?
You can return to work the minute you leave the salon. If your skin looks reddish, like after a mild sunburn, you can cover it up with some light make-up.
When do MicrodermaAbrasion results become visible?
That depends on your skin and the microdermabrasion machine used by your doctor. Some patients reported changes after the first treatment. Your skin will look cleaner and healthier after a few microdermabrasions, but major changes (like reduction of wrinkles and scars) become visible after five treatments.
Is there maintenance treatment after Microdermabrasions?
After a complete series of microdermabrasion treatments, you may want to keep your skin looking smooth and younger by scheduling a microdermabrasion-maintenance session once every 3 months.
What should I expect after treatment?
Youshould use sunscreen hydrating moisturizer after microdermabrasion, to avoid sun damage after . Some redness might occur on treated areas, but they generally disappear after a few hours. During the first 24 hours, your skin may feel dry, similarly to effects of a mild wind or sunburn. Use lots of moisturizer during the first few days. Avoid sun exposure for at least a week after the treatment, don’t use any peeling products for the next 3-4 days and avoid full-face make up (liquid foundation or pressed powder).
Are there any Microdermabrasion contraindications?
Microdermabrasion is not recommended to keratosis sufferers, people with undiagnosed lesions, active rosacea or acne, weeping acne (stages 3 to 4), diabetes, auto-immune disorders, fragile capillaries, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis or lupus. Recent laser surgery or Accutane acne treatment may also be sound reasons for your doctor not to recommend microdermabrasion. Discuss your medical history to your therapist if unsure.
Are there any risks involved?
Microdermabrasion is virtually risk-free. It is non-invasive and mild, so you have nothing to worry about. Make sure, however, that the therapist sterilizes the equipment or changing the disposable pieces before use. That way, the risk of infection is practically zero.
What can’t Microdermabrasion do?
Microdermabasion can not cure severe scarring or deeply spotted areas on your face and body. Microderm abrasion works well at the very top layer of the skin. It cannot reconstruct the epidermis like laser surgery or dermabrasion treatment can. Don’t expect microdermabrasion to remove tattoos, make darker pigmented areas disappear or treat severe burn scars.