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How long does your face stay reddish after microdermabrasion?

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

Dr. Ann Hern
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Microdermabrasion (Definition)

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


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How long is benefit from face microdermabrasion or dermabrasion procedures?

How long is benefit from face microdermabrasion or dermabrasion procedures?

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 more

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Does microdermabrasion on the face helps in anti aging and retain one's youthful look for a longer time?

Does microdermabrasion on the face helps in anti aging and retain one's youthful look for a longer time?

Microdermabrasion : The answer is yes but nuanced requiring discussion. Microdermabrasion removes the outer dead layer of skin. This is also removed by shaving. this does nothing medically or physiologically but can improve the appearance of dullness and flakiness of the skin. ...Read more

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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 more

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How often can you have microdermabrasion treatments done to your face?

How often can you have microdermabrasion treatments done to your face?

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 more

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I got a very red friction mark 3 weeks ago on my cheek from microdermabrasion it's still pink will it disappear 100%?

Microderm red mark: Over the internet very hard to be sure the exact nature of the red "burn"... Best to seek in person second opinions or allow treating MD to care for this microdermabrasion burn... ...Read more