If you're looking for a safe and affordable skin rejuvenation treatment option, micro-dermabrasion should be on your list. A genuine "lunch time treatment”, micro-dermabrasion can take as little 20 minutes, working wonders on anything from acne, acne scar, age spots, to enlarged pores, winkles and rosacea.
Frequently Asked Questions
A “microderm machine” is operated by the esthetician. This device emits a pressurized stream of crystals on the skin’s surface. Common crystals used in micro-dermabrasion include aluminum oxide, zinc oxide, corundum, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, and magnesium oxide. Aluminum oxide is chemically inert, making it the safe microderm treatment most professionals prefer.
Micro-dermabrasion is a low risk procedure and requires absolutely no downtime or recovery period. It’s effective as an isolated treatment, but can also be combined with chemical peel and laser or light-based treatments like IPL photofacial. Micro-dermabrasion can actually improve the effects of both chemical peels and photofacial by eliminating dead skin cells and “cleaning the slate,” so to speak.
Used to restore volume, smooth line, soften creases, and enhance facial contours. They may also be used to fill acne “ice pick” scars.
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that can harness those abilities and amplify the natural growth factors your body uses to heal tissue.