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Is microdermabrasion safe in pregnancy?

Is microdermabrasion safe in pregnancy?

Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion is one of the procedures that does not have any contraindications during pregnancy. So go ahead and enjoy! If you plan to have any chemical peels combined with the procedure there are several that are not safe in pregnancy so please check with your ob/gyn in advance. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it safe to go to an Esthetician for microdermabrasion? Thanks.

When you use safe: Word you should probably check with dermatologist or plastic surgeon first. That would take your worries away and would relax you. ...Read more

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Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face – will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse? .

Rosacea: Microdermabrasion could very well irritate and flare sensitive skin associated with rosacea. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is spa microdermabrasion/chemical peeling safe?

Is spa microdermabrasion/chemical peeling safe?

Yes but...: The quality of skin care provider in a spa setting is quite variable. It takes considerable training and judgement to assess the skin, and to predict how it will best respond to a combination of physical exfoliation (microdermabrasion) and the application of various superficial peeling agents. A safe bet would be to find a provider that has good physician support and oversight. ...Read more

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Is it safe to perform microdermabrasion on bum skin? (I have dark bum). - Thanks a lot.

Is it safe to perform microdermabrasion on bum skin? (I have dark bum). - Thanks a lot.

Do you mean buttocks: Why would you??? Any kind of abrasion there is likely to result in DARKER skin as post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. And try to keep it out of the sun, do not go tanning. ...Read more

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Would it be safer to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel on skin after accutane?

Would it be safer to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel on skin after accutane?

Neither!: It depends on how long ago you stopped your accutane, but if it has been less than a year, i'd recommend avoiding any type of surgery or inflammation-causing procedure. The risk of scarring is low with both of these procedures (the least is microdermabrasion), but whatever those risks are, they are multiplied significantly with accutane-stimulated skin. Just say no, be patient or worse can occur. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a pixel laser treatment seven days after having a microdermabrasion?

Depth: Depends on the depth of both... Microdermabrasion can be very aggressive. And if that was the case you should put off the pixel for approx 1month. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel after waiting six months after finishing Accutane?

Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel after waiting six months after finishing Accutane?

Typically yes: Studies show that once Accutane is completely out of your system, skin treatments can be restarted. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a light chemical peel six months after finishing Absorica (accutane)?

Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a light chemical peel six months after finishing Absorica (accutane)?

Six months is enough: It is typically safe to get a chemical peel or microdermabrasion six months or more after you have finished a course of Accutane. It is safest to consult with cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist, as your skin type and amount of correction you need, play a role in the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a microdermabrasion a week after wisdom teeth removal?

Micoderm Abrasion: After the wisdom teeth surgical sites heal, then most procedures are safe. Just make sure you update your medical history at your doctors office. ...Read more

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How does microdermabrasion work?

Remove skin: MDA is a technique of removing the outer layers of the epidermis without causing a lot of trauma or bleeding. Several things exist from fine sand to diamond tip attached to a suction hose. THe MDA unclogs pores reduces acne and scars. It causes a stimulation of collagin secondary to trauma ...Read more

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Will microdermabrasion really work?

Will microdermabrasion really work?

Depends...: ...On what you want it to do. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that removes or lessens surface discoloration and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read more

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Will microdermabrasion work for me at 50+?

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Of: Of course, microdermabrasion exfoliates and smoothes the face. There is no limitation on any adults regardless of age. However if your skin damage is more severe there may be procedures better suited and more helpful for your problem. ...Read more

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How does microdermabrasion differ from exfoiliating?

More depth: Microdermabrasion is one of the more extreme ways to exfoliate by "sandblasting" with small crystals. Exfoliation in general means removing some of the outer layers of dead skin to freshen the appearance and allow better penetration of products. This can be done with mild chemicals or abrasive scrubs. The mechanical means of microdermabrasion is felt to be more thorough. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to have microdermabrasions?

No Age Limit: There is no age limit in performing the procedure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: microdermabrasion?

Exfolliation Facial: 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 blemishes and fine lines. ...Read more

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Can microdermabrasion cause scarring?

Can microdermabrasion cause scarring?

Yes: Each person's scarring pattern is unique to that person, so you need to take that into account for any surgery. That being said, microdermabrasion is one of the least scarring types of procedures. ...Read more

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How does microdermabrasion differ from exfoliating?

Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion is performed with a physical instrument to sand off the outermost layer of skin. Exfoliation is simply the outermost keratin layer peeling off naturally or with chemicals. ...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