accumulation of dead skin cells to
improve the overall texture of your
treatment is for the health and recovery
of facial skin using deep exfoliation by
removing dead skin cells, increasing
blood circulation using specific massage
techniques, and detoxifies the skin
through skilled use of morpho-lymphatic
Microdermabrasion is a
non-surgical exfoliating procedure, done
individually or in a series, for
revitalizing and maintaining the skin's
appearance and smoothness. It can be
used to address problem areas on the
face or body. Also known as the
"lunchtime peel," one session generally
takes 30 minutes or so, and there is
neither special preparation before the
visit nor recuperation afterward.
Microdermabrasion has been used
successfully for years in Europe, and is
now one of the most popular cosmetic
procedures in this country. Our office
uses the new SkinScape™ Plus
Microdermabrasion System, because of its
quality and dependability. Furthermore,
it is the particular brand of equipment
endorsed by the world leader in laser
skin resurfacing technology.
A precise stream of very fine crystals
is directed through the SkinScape
handpiece onto the skin to loosen the
layer of dead skin cells that form on
the surface. It then suctions away both
the skin debris and the crystals to
reveal fresh invigorated skin.
Typically, only the uppermost layer of
the skin, the stratum corneum, is
removed. This is why there is minimal
discomfort and virtually no
recuperation. In select cases, however,
a more aggressive abrasion may be
chosen, and appropriate aftercare will
Patients have been thrilled with the
effect microdermabrasion has on:
Improving dull or uneven skin color.
Relieving clogged pores and
Softening general roughness or
thickened patches of dead skin (e.g.
elbows, hands, knees, & feet).
Refining the appearance of fine,
crepey lines and large pores.
Removing surface debris to allow
better absorption of skin care