Micro Dermabrasion India
Q. What is microdermabrasion?
A. Microdermabrasion (MDA) is a mechanical exfoliation procedure for superficial skin resurfacing which utilizes a refined abrasive element, such as a diamond-tipped pad or aerosolized crystals, to gently remove the outermost skin layers.
Q. How is it useful to me?
A. This controlled wounding process stimulates cell renewal with regeneration of a healthier epidermis and dermis. Microdermabrasion is used for mild to moderate photoaging changes such as solar lentigines, dullness, and rough skin texture (e. g. , Glogau types I and II). Acneic conditions, typically derive the most noticeable benefits. Results are cumulative and a series of treatments are necessary for noticeable improvements. Microdermabrasion can also improve fine lines, enlarged pores and atrophic scars results being comparable to superficial peels.
As is applicable to almost all aesthetic procedures discussion of expectations at the time of consultation and commitment to a series of treatments is essential to ensure success with microdermabrasion.
Thus microdermabrasion is for
- Fine lines
- Dull, sallow skin color
- Enlarged pores
- Acne simplex
- Acne vulgaris (not pustules)
- Superficial acne scars
- Thickened scaling skin (e. g. , ichthyosis)
- Dry skin (xerosis)
- Seborrheic keratosis scaling
- Enhanced penetration of topical products and chemical peels
Q. How does microdermabrasion act?
A. MDA devices have a closed-loop vacuum system that draws the skin against an abrasive element at the hand piece tip. As the handpiece is moved across the skin, the outermost layers are removed and the cellular debris is aspirated into a container that is disposed of after treatment. Our an MDA device includes diamond-tipped pads or aerosolized crystals as decided by our clinical cosmetologist Dr. Preeti Saraswat.
Q. Who cannot have it?
- Pregnant / lactating
- Active infection in the treatment area
- Keloids or hypertrophic scars
- Any cancerous suspicion
- Isotretenoin use within past 6 months
Q. What is the most spectacular fact about microdermabrasion?
A. Can be used alone or in a combination with
- Chemical peels
- Injectables, and
- Topical products to get enhanced results!!
Q. Who should consider a microdermabrasion program?
A. It is useful for all skin types and for anyone interested in improving the appearance of: scarring, fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation problems uneven skin tones, dull, lifeless and sun damaged skin.
Q. Will I experience any discomfort during the treatment?
A. Initially you may feel a mild scratching sensation as the crystals make contact with the skin. Mild redness may occur for ½ hour to one day depending on the aggressiveness of the program.
Q. What results can you expect?
A. Depending on the area treated, you will notice an improvement in your skin’s appearance. Acne scars will be less obvious. Age spots and fine lines are erased and many patients report that their skin seem to be softer, smoother and younger looking.
Q. How soon will I see the results?
A. After your first treatment, your skin will have a fresh pink glow. The number of sittings recommended are 2-12.
Q. Who are the best candidates for Microdermabrasion?
A. Both men and women in good health with realistic expectations are best candidates.
Q. How long does the treatment takes?
A. It usually takes 10-30 minutes.
Q. What are the benefits of this procedure over the others?
A. It takes less time, less of discomfort, quick recovery and no disruption to normal activities.
Q. Who can perform this treatment?
A. A licensed cosmetologist.
Q. How often can i receive this treatment?
A. It depends on the area and the type of skin. To obtain maximum results, we recommend a series of 6 treatments at an interval to 2 weeks.
Q. What are the crystals made of?
A. It is Aluminium oxide which is non allergic.
Q. How will I look after the treatment?
A. Your skin may look slightly flushed immediately after the treatment but should return to normal in 10-30 minutes. Your skin will look and feel smoother and more youthful even after the first treatment and will continue to improve with additional treatments.