Microdermabrasion is an effective, non-surgical way to get rid of acne scars, fine wrinkles and sunspots by exfoliating the top layers of the skin. No chemicals or laser beams are used. It works by gently abrading the top layer of the skin with the help of micro aluminum oxide crystals or diamond tipped wand, leaving a new, fresh layer underneath. Also called the lunchtime peel, microdermabrasion takes up to one hour and has no downtime.
What does micro dermabrasion involve?
Your skin is first cleansed with a special cleansing gel. The aluminum oxide micro crystal flow is sandblasted through a small tube pressed against the skin. The tube also vacuums back dead skin cells and used micro crystals. The doctor slowly moves the wand across your entire face and not just on treated areas, so that you don’t experience in consistence in skin texture or color. After microdermabrasion, your skin is soothed with a special nourishing sun blocking cream, allowing you to go back to your daily routine immediately after treatment.
Is aluminum oxide safe?
Aluminum oxide crystals are perfectly safe and non-toxic if ingested. They don’t cause adverse skin reactions and they are not carcinogen.
How much time does micro dermabrasion 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.
Is micro dermbrasion suitable for me?
All skin types and colors can be treated with microdermabrasion. 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 micro dermabrasion.
What can micro dermabrasion do for me?
Microdermabrasion 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 micro abrasion, there is no recovery time and no discomfort.
How many treatments are required?
Dr Megha Modi will give you idea of the number of microdermabrasions needed for best results. Generally 6 to 10 micro abrasion treatments, scheduled around two weeks apart, so the skin has time to recover between micro dermabrasion sessions. After the recommended number of sessions, you may have to schedule another abrasion once every two or three months, to maintain the effects.
Will i experience any discomfort during treatment?
Micro abrasion treatment is painless. . 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 pain. Some patients have reported some itchiness or stinginess when micro crystals came in contact with their skin.