Microdermabrasion therapy makes use of negligibly rubbing tool to gently polish your skin, removing the thick, uneven superficial layer.this type of skin rejuvenation has taken advantage to treat light scarring, discoloration, sun damage and stretch marks
What a microdermabrasion treatment can do
- Removes age spots and blackheads
- Lightens patches of darkened skin
- Exfoliate your skin, resulting in a refreshed appearance
- Lessen the appearance of stretch marks.
- Reduce fine lines and wrinkles
- Reduce or eliminate enlarged pores
- Treat acne and the scars left by acne
Microdermabrasion works by increasing the levels of collagen, which brings out a younger looking skin and brighter complexion. Collagen is a protein found in abundance in your skin when you are a child, which makes skin appear smooth and wrinkle free. As we age the production of collagen slows down, and our skin loses firmness
Recovery from Microdermabrasion
There is no downtime required or recovery period for Microdermabrasion. Soon after your Microdermabrasion treatment at The Midwest anti- aging and MED Spa Dr. Ayesha Akber, Medical Director will recommend you a special moisturizer or a facial toner to enhance an prolong your results
What to expect after Microdermabrasion treatment?
The shiny new appearance of your skin should be long lasting, depending on the severity of your skin damage and the number of treatments you receive.
“Many patients are recommended for Microdermabrasion twice a month initially and once their skin starts producing positive results they are switched to one treatment as a part of maintenance plan” Dr. Ayesha Akber, MD
Think of a very fine sandblaster and you can sketch a picture of how Microdemabrasion works. It utilizes microparticles, or a diamond-tipped wand, to scrub the superficial layer of your skin and enhance new skin growth
Categories of Microdermabrasion procedure
The Microdermabrasion treatments are of two categories, one method takes advantage of a handheld tool that pours tiny crystals across your skin. An attached suction quickly drain these scrubbing crystals back into the machine along with the dead and loosened skin layer
The modern approach uses a diamond tip wand that is lightly circulated across your skin to exfoliate. Each treatment takes about half an hour. You might feel a mild scratching as the procedure vacuums the epidermal skin cells. Also, you might experience a vibrating sensation similar to massage.
Microdermabrasion risks and safety
Any discomfort endured as a part of Microdermabrasion treatment is usually momentary. This may involve redness and swelling and subside within a few hours. Later, your skin might be flaky and dry for a few days