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How Long Does Your Face Stay Reddish After Microdermabrasion
Depends...: ...On your skin type and sensitivity, and how vigorous the treatment was. Many of our patients stay red for only a few minutes. I've never seen redness last for more than an hour or two. ...Read more
A spray of fine crystals or a wand embedded with and abrasive material such as diamond dust is used to scrape a layer of dead skin off your face. Suction is used to remove debris from clogged pores. Microdermabrasion can help stimulate collagen and lighten ...Read more
Minimal; Long-term: Microdermabrasion removes only the dead outer layers of the skin surface and does not require healing, only moisturizer. The results are soft, smooth skin until the next layers come to the surface (days). Dermabrasion actually removes epidermis and upper dermis, causing wounds that require healing, but give long-lasting improvements, but not elimination of acne scars or superficial facial wrinkles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does microdermabrasion on the face helps in anti aging and retain one's youthful look for a longer time?
Hi, i'm a 38 year old female and i'm experiencing light dots on my face which seem to be increasing. I feel like they began after a microdermabrasion?
Probably milia: These are probably milia and may occur due to excessive moisture with occlusive dressings. A light exfoliation and allowing the wound to be covered with a non comedogenic dressing may help. Of course there is a possibility of i decried and this should be excluded by your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Microdermabrasion: Can be performed as often as every 1 week in certain circumstances. Most patients will find that they settle into a monthly routine, unless they are treating a specific condition like acne (which usually pairs salicylic acid treatments with microderm). The treatment by design only goes a few microns into the epidermis, so it is a gently treatment - despite the sound of it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Other than face and neck - can I get microdermabrasion on rest of the body as well please? - Thanks.
NO: This is not practical. There is no possibility of any benefit of any kind. ...Read more
Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face – will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?
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