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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Mesotherapy - A. Peter Salas, MD, FACS, FACM

Microdermabrasion

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As in facial resurfacing, microdermabrasion can help you enjoy the benefits of beautiful, smooth skin for a younger, more vital look. Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical, non-invasive process used to reduce fine lines and scars, treat acne, and alleviate sun damage. Ideal candidates for microdermabrasion are men and women who have minor skin problems who prefer the greater convenience of this procedure versus alternative skin resurfacing treatments.

The Microdermabrasion Procedure:
Abrasive, aluminum oxide crystals are propelled at a high speed across the skin. This creates a polishing effect and leaves the skin feeling remarkably smooth. Since Microdermabrasion removes only the topmost layer of dead skin cells, it does not involve any pain or healing time. Sometimes referred to as "The Lunchtime Peel," the microdermabrasion technique is performed on an outpatient basis. Its convenience is clear: it is quick, relatively painless and results can be seen immediately. No anesthesia is required and there is little if no downtime and few if no side effects. A full-face treatment generally takes 20 to 30 minutes, depending upon the extent of the procedure.

After Microdermabrasion Treatment:
Some patients say their faces feel as if their skin has been mildly sun or wind burned. There may be some peeling. In cases of a deeper treatment level for more blemished or thicker skins, the skin will appear slightly red and swollen from the first few hours to several days.

What Our Patients are Saying...

"Dr. Salas and his staff were kind, gentle and caring while maintaining a high level of professionalism. My procedure went exactly as planned and I could not be happier with the results."