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Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion


Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive therapy used to exfoliate the outermost layer of the skin with the help of micro crystals. Microdermabrasion promotes production of elastin and collagen for a smoother and healthier skin.

Microdermabrasion is used to used to treat the following conditions –

  • Extreme sun burns
  • Deep facial lines and wrinkles
  • Age spots
  • Scars
  • Pigmentation or discolouration of skin (uneven skin tone)
  • Stretch Marks

Advantages of Microdermabrasion –

  • Exfoliates damaged skin
  • Promotes growth of elastin and collagen
  • Helps skin look plump, supple and healthier
  • Treats pigmentation and discolouration and improves skin tone
  • Smoothens rough skin
  • Decreases visual appearance of scars and stretch marks

Who should not undergo microdermabrasion therapy –

  • Patients with autoimmune diseases like hypothyroidism, diabetes etc.
  • Patients who suffer from keloid scars should avoid this therapy.
  • Patients with undiagnosed lesions, warts or herpes outbreak on the face should not undergo microdermabrasion.
  • Patients who have active acne.

What one should do before microdermabrasion therapy -

  • The therapy leaves a stinging sensation on the skin for a few minutes. Discuss your pain threshold in advance with the doctor and consume prescribed medication.
  • Patients who have recently undergone Chemical Peel therapy or taken collagen injections should wait for at least four to five weeks before undergoing microdermabrasion.
  • Patient should avoid waxing or artificial tanning of skin a few weeks before the microdermabrasion session.

What one should do after microdermabrasion therapy -

One should take good sun protective measures after the treatment.

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