It is a minimally invasive treatment with no downtime. In this treatment, a minimally abrasive instrument is used to remove tan from the body. In this treatment, crystals are sprayed on the target area which then thoroughly exfoliate the skin and suction the dead skin cells off the skin.
It is a minimally invasive treatment with no downtime. In detan treatment, a minimally abrasive instrument is used to remove tan from the body. In this treatment, crystals are sprayed on the target area which then thoroughly exfoliate the skin and suction the dead skin cells off the skin. However, there are different types of instruments used and depending on it, the actual procedure may differ. The doctor decides the type of treatment based on the patient’s skin, needs, and requirements. Microdermabrasion is an effective treatment to remove dead skin cells, the damaged outer layer of the skin, tan, sun damage, pigmentation, and other such skin concerns.
What to expect at the consultation?
The doctor may recommend a general health evaluation to make sure you are physically and mentally fit for the treatment. You should be prepared to discuss your medical history, current medication you take, and drug allergies. Then the doctor will provide specific guidelines about eating, drinking, smoking, and medication before the treatment. Along with these guidelines, you will also receive specific instructions about products to use or avoid on the skin, how to take care of the skin before the treatment etc. The photographs may be taken for comparison purposes and medical records.
How is microdermabrasion treatment performed?
Microdermabrasion treatment does not require anesthesia and should be done by a licensed professional. There are different types of instruments used and depending on it, procedures for microdermabrasion treatment differ.
In the first method, a diamond tip handpiece is used. This device gently moves across your face and exfoliates the skin thoroughly. The dead skin cells are suctioned off right away. This device can be used on the sensitive areas of the face such as under the eyes etc.
The second type of procedure is called a crystal microdermabrasion. In this procedure, a hand-held device sprays tiny crystals on the skin, these crystals scrub the dead skin cells, and an attached vacuum suctions these dead skin cell off.
A third and newer method of microdermabrasion treatment is called hydra dermabrasion. It combines crystal-free exfoliation with the dermal infusion of products. It boosts collagen production along with improving the texture of the skin.
What are the risks associated with microdermabrasion?
You may experience redness, swelling, and tenderness post-treatment. That will subside after a few hours. Sometimes there is a chance that bruising may occur. The skin may feel dehydrated and dry after the treatment. However, dermatologists will recommend appropriate products and ways of taking care of skin post-treatment.
What to expect from the microdermabrasion treatment?
You will see immediate results after the treatment. As your skin is thoroughly exfoliated and treated, you will see the new, fresh, and younger-looking skin. You will see noticeable results in your skin from the very first session and these results will last for a long time.
Things like how many sessions you need and how to plan maintenance treatments will be decided by the doctor depending on your skin, its needs and requirements, and your goals.