Your Freshest Face
In the fight against bad skin, microdermabrasion is one of the most popular exfoliation techniques on the market today. Microdermabrasion treats a wide variety of issues, like acne scarring, discoloration, and fine lines. In just one treatment, you can revitalize your skin.
What is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a spa facial that uses a special diamond-tipped applicator to sand away at the very top layer of dead skin cells. This improves the skin tone and texture. It can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as acne scarring, discoloration from age or sun, blackheads, enlarged pores, stretch marks, and more! It is suitable for a wide variety of skin types and skin colors. Whether it is a one-time treatment or a series of treatments, microdermabrasion could represent the right choice for you.
Who Shouldn’t Get Microdermabrasion?
There are a few factors to consider when thinking about microdermabrasion. Though it is suitable for most people, there are a few factors that can increase the risk of treatment.
1: Chemical Treatments
If you have had certain kinds of acne treatments, like Retin-A or other chemical skin treatments, you might want to wait a few weeks before you get microdermabrasion done. Though microdermabrasion is a gentle treatment, paired with harsher treatments, it might be a bit too much for your skin.
2: Rosacea, Psoriasis, or other skin conditions
People with certain skin conditions need to treat their skin very carefully. For this reason, microdermabrasion might not reflect an option for them, as it could cause a flare-up of those conditions. However, every person is unique. If you remain interested in this facial, then it’s best to consult with your doctor.
3: You’ve Been Tanning Recently
If you’ve been tanning, using tanning creams, or have waxed recently, you might want to wait a bit before scheduling your dermabrasion treatment. It’s best not to stack skin treatments like dermabrasion with treatments like waxing.
Who Can Use Microdermabrasion?
Although there are a few reasons that a person might not be able to have dermabrasion, there are many benefits to the procedure. Specialists commonly employ microdermabrasion to treat discoloration, uneven skin tone from acne scarring, and many other common skin imperfections.
Most people can benefit from this treatment.
Here at Miami Center for Dermatology, we believe that regular microdermabrasion in South Miami and surrounding areas can improve the appearance and health of the skin for most people.
What Is The Process?
During the session, you will sit in a reclining chair while your specialist uses the handheld device to gently buff away the upper layer of dead skin in specific targeted areas, like crow’s feet or smile lines. Depending on the type of microdermabrasion done, you will either moisturize before or after the procedure. Microdermabrasion can be a great addition to other gentle facials, as it efficiently whisks away dead skin and allows for greater moisture absorption.
There is almost no recovery time. However, you should take care to use sunscreen and moisturizer after the procedure to protect your skin.
Although one microdermabrasion treatment is an excellent exfoliating tool, subjects can visualize the actual benefits long-term. Repeated microdermabrasion can, over time, reduce the appearance of fine lines and help eliminate discoloration from acne scarring or sun damage.
What Kinds of Microdermabrasion Can I Get?
1: Diamond-tip handpiece
One of the most common kinds of microdermabrasion uses tiny diamond-tipped handpiece that is like diamond sandpaper. The very fine grit of the device is perfect for just taking off the dead skin without affecting the living skin below. The level of pressure applied to the device determines the amount of skin removal.
2: Crystal microdermabrasion
This device is a little different in that instead of a sandpaper-like surface; it uses a device that sprays microcrystals onto the skin and sucks away both the crystals and dead skin in more of a sandblasting-type effect.
3: Combination microdermabrasion
Some service providers combine microdermabrasion with other gentle treatments, like the Oxygen Infusion + Microdermabrasion treatment available with us at Miami Center for Dermatology to amplify the effect of each treatment.
Where to get Microdermabrasion in South Miami
If you have decided that microdermabrasion is right for you, then check us out at Miami Center for Dermatology. Our team remains dedicated to helping you gain the most beautiful skin of your life! Contact us today to make your appointment.