Skin polishing/ Microdermabrasion
What is the treatment?

Skin Polishing or Microdermabrasion is a treatment in which a gentle vacuum is used through which crystals come in contact with the skin that helps in removing the dead skin cell. It is widely used in conditions like dull or rough skin, open pores, uneven skin tone etc.

Why do we need this treatment?

One can get this treatment done for above mentioned skin problems. This treatment is very helpful and effective in removing skin tan, closes open & oily pores, leaving your skin tone even better. Skin polishing / Microdermabrasion makes your skin radiant and supple.

How safe is the treatment?

This is a very safe treatment, thats why most people choose Skin Polishing/ Microdermabrasion over chemical peels and laser treatments.

Things to Know

Few indications for Skin Polishing / Microdermabrasion are:-

  • Acne, Acne scar.
  • Post traumatic/Burn scars.
  • Dull or Rough skin.
  • Fine lines & wrinkles.
  • Hyper-pigmentation.
This treatment can be done for both male and female, Skin polishing/Microdermabrasion treatment can also be done on a regular basis as a skin care routine. It is best suitable for people who are 18 yrs and above.
Sessions can be repeated after a gap of 15 days in the beginning and later on the gap can be increased to around once in 3 months. The effect on your skin is so good that you don’t want to discontinue it & it is very safe also.
Microdermabrasion treatment is based on the principle of collagen induction. It is a kind of controlled physical injury to the skin, in response to which there is production of new collagen and elastin tissue in the skin which makes the skin soft, supple and radiant. Moreover because of the suction effect dead cells are also removed from the skin helping the cause.
No, there are no side effects of this treatment.
One can see the visible results after 3-4 sessions, but one can continue this treatment for the maintenance of the results in every month or two.
There are no precautions as such to keep in mind for skin polishing/Microdermabrasion. But yes one can avoid direct sun exposure. And sunscreen must be applied on a regular intervals.
According to Dr Ruchi Aggarwal, MD is a renowned dermatologist with almost 2 decades of experience in the field of dermatology says, this treatment has worked wonders for many people with skin problems as it is quite safe and effective treatment.
Yes, of course this treatment can be combined with other treatment depending upon the condition of the skin, and then needs vary from person to person.
No, makeup is not required after the treatment as this treatment itself give a makeup like finish. So one can avoid makeup. But if somebody wants to do so, he/she can do it the next day.
No, this treatment does not make your skin sensitive. It is a very safe treatment.
No downtime is associated with this treatment.
Skin polishing/ Microdermabrasion is a painless procedure.
Time required for one session is 20-30 minutes.
Areas that can be treated are face, neck and hands.
This treatment is a very safe and effective if and only done by a dermatologist. This treatment has to be done only at a clinic so as to get the desired results and to last the results longer one needs to get the proper assessment and guidance.

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