Category Archives: Microdermabrasion

What is Microdermabrasion?


Microdermabrasion is a general term for the application of tiny rough grains to buff away the surface layer of skin. All of the action in microdermabrasion takes place at the topmost layer of your skin, wherein it superficially and painlessly … Continue reading

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What are the types of Microdermabrasion? How do they differ? What is the difference between diamond and crystal microdermabrasion?


The two main types of microdermabrasion (Diamond microdermabrasion and crystal microdermabrasion) have a common principle i.e they use a pen device to vacuum the surface of the skin which has been abraded. The two types differ in the mechanism used … Continue reading

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What are Microdermabrasion treatments like? Is it painful? How long does it take?


As explained, we would affect a superficial skin polishing with the aid of a delicate hand piece, which has a fine abrasive diamond tip through which the skin surface is vacuumed. Microdermabrasion treatments may enhance your skin’s appearance through a … Continue reading

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How soon will I see results after Microdermabrasion?


It all depends on the condition being treated. The number of treatments recommended for maximum results ranges from two to twelve. The doctor administering treatment should be able to discuss this further with you Dr.Sasi Attili Consultant Dermatologist

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How soon does the skin recover after microdermabrasion?


  Microdermabrasion has been branded with the cosmetic nickname, the “lunch-time” peel, because it can be performed in a short period of time and patients can return immediately to their daily routine including applying makeup. Patients typically experience a slight … Continue reading

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How should I take care of my skin after microdermabrasion?


  We would advice against waxing, using sun beds, using any ‘facials’ or swimming in chlorinated water at least 2 days prior to and 7 days after your procedure. The new skin that will form after your treatment will be … Continue reading

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What are the complications/ side effects of microdermabrasion?


  Almost all patients experience no complications associated with these types of treatments performed by a trained dermatologist. However there is a theoretical risk of increase in pigmentation of your skin if treatment is done too vigorously and/or you do … Continue reading

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