The skin is exposed to environmental elements on a daily basis. The sun’s rays, pollution, and other harmful agents can take a clang on your skin. Microdermabrasion treatment can contribute in reducing or completely eliminating wrinkles and fine lines, age spots, light acne scars, and undesired skin coloring that may show on the skin.
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What Is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a chemical-free, non-invasive treatment that uses a spray of microcrystals to get rid of the outer layer of dry, dead skin cells and exposes a younger, healthier-looking skin. Microdermabrasion also helps to produce a new layer of skin cells with increased levels of collagen and elastin that eventually improves your skin’s look. Microdermabrasion is a much gentler procedure than dermabrasion. Dermabrasion is a procedure used to treat more severe skin conditions like deeper facial lines, sun damage, and other scars.
Patients that have fine facial lines or wrinkles, clogged pores, sun damage, patchy skin, pigmentation, age spots, skin damage, or minor scars are good candidates for this. Patients suffering from rosacea or acne may also gain benefits from microdermabrasion treatments. The mild spray of microcrystals can eradicate or improve skin imperfections and conditions by getting rid of the upper layer of damaged skin cells to reveal glowing skin.
The best candidates for microdermabrasion are fit adults who have comparatively minor skin conditions or imperfections and practical expectations about what microdermabrasion can or cannot help them with. Because microdermabrasion is a gentle, non-invasive procedure that cannot uplift sagging skin or improve deep facial creases or folds, such matters must be dealt with treatments such as face lift, skin tightening, and thermite.
Microdermabrasion for Rosacea
Rosacea is the constant inflammation of facial skin distinguished by redness, visibility of blood vessels, skin eruptions or swelling that are similar to acne. Microdermabrasion can be helpful in reducing redness associated with rosacea. However, if rosacea is diagnosed and you are thinking about microdermabrasion, you should definitely check with a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon before the treatment because microdermabrasion can affect active rosacea in a negative way.
Microdermabrasion for Acne
Microdermabrasion is used for treating acne and the scars that are caused by acne. Microdermabrasion treatments can help get rid of or can help to reduce the appearance of lighter scarring. Nevertheless, for deep acne scars commonly known as “pock marks” or “icepick acne scars”, microdermabrasion sometimes may not be able to provide the patients with their required results. Deeper scars can typically be efficiently treated through dermabrasion or an acne chemical peel. People with severe acne may also find microdermabrasion treatments very useful, which exfoliates the skin and clears clogged pores of dirt and oil. When the crystals are polished over the skin and the dead cells are removed, they can however aggravate the acne. Therefore a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon is advised to assist in determining whether a patient’s acne or its scars can be treated successfully with microdermabrasion.
Microdermabrasion treatment directs the doctor a stream of tiny aluminum oxide crystals using a hand piece that is gently placed against the skin. These dermabrasion quartzes exfoliate the skin, and the gentle pressure formed by the microdermabrasion system eliminates the skin debris and crystals.
Microdermabrasion assists in producing thicker, healthier skin layers; numerous treatments are vital because they encourage the making of a new layer of skin cells that possess higher levels of collagen and elastin. Both these components are necessary for lively, healthy skin, and they will further enhance your complexion and the overall look of your skin. Approximately five to twelve sittings spaced two to three weeks apart are generally required to get full microdermabrasion benefits. Convenient and effortless, the whole procedure takes 30 to 60 minutes and is usually referred to as the “lunch hour facial.”