Diamond Micro-Dermabrasion: Skin Resurfacing treatment non-invasive, pain-free and requires no down time. Diamond Microdermabrasion is an exfoliation technique for removing the topmost layer of skin, leaving it more supple and vibrant.( includes light enzyme peel ) Diamond Microdermabrasion, is a mechanical exfoliation. For the treatment of, skin discoloration, acne-prone, scarred or wrinkles.
How Dose It Work? Diamond Microdermabrasion, “mechanical exfoliation / micro resurfacing”, is a method for facial rejuvenation, utilizing a diamond tip and adjustable suction to “vacume” away the outermost layer of dead skin cells from the epidermis. It is a non-invasive treatment performed in-office by a trained skin care professional. Diamond Microdermabrasion treats sun damage, acne prone, uneven skin, fine lines, light acne scars, keratoses, rough skin texture or just want a glow. The exfoliation and vacuuming helps to stimulate collagen production, which leads to thicker, firmer skin. Skin self exfoliates at a slower rate as we age, so the exfoliation of several layers of the stratum corneum (surface skin layers) leaves skin soft and smooth. Removing the dead skin will aid in the penetration of skin care products by up to 50%.
Are There Risks or Side Effects? If you are "healthy" and a skin care professional uses the level appropriate for your skin there are very little risks. Striping can occur in clients with very sensitive skin. Some contraindications include: inflamed acne, acne valgaris, and skin cancer.
How Many Treatments Should I do? It is recommended to have 6-10 treatments approximately every 2-3 weeks. Maintenance is recommended every 2-3 months thereafter. It is Important to combine these treatments with an SPF 30 or higher, Your skin care specialist will also recommend high-quality skin care products that will help you maintain your skin. While Microdermabrasion helps superficial problems, it is not the cure all for heavily damaged skin; it is a noninvasive technique and considered to be a Maintenance treatment that can be combined with other treatments such as lasers and peels.