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Medical Microdermabrasion

Medical Microdermabrasion

is a mechanical exfoliation procedure. It is very effective in a course of treatment to improve fine lines and wrinkles and pigmentation or as a maintenance regime once skin has been improved. To improve fine lines and wrinkles, it typically takes 6 treatments with 1-2 weeks apart. Maintenance of monthly treatments is recommended.

If you would like to improve the texture of your skin, microdermabrasion treatments can smooth out blemishes such as sunspots, fine facial wrinkles and scars including acne scarring. The technique remove the top layers of skin and aim to to reduce irregularities and promote a younger, fresher appearance.

Microdermabrasion facial

Micro-dermabrasion in conjunction with advanced skin care regimes to give excellent results. This is good for monthly skin care or before a special event or evening out and is recommended 1 week before for optimum effect.

About the microdermabrasion procedure

Microdermabrasion is similar to the standard dermabrasion procedure, but involves a gentler level of abrasion and removes a thinner layer of the outer skin. Its ability to reduce wrinkles, blemishes or scars is not as great as standard dermabrasion, however it generally improves skin tone and allows you to resume normal activities much more quickly.

Following microdermabrasion your skin may feel slightly sensitive and appear pink for a day or so. You are unlikely to require any time off work but you should take extra care to protect your face following your treatment.

Most specialists will not carry out dermabrasion if you have active acne, a bad skin burn, or have had radiation treatments or a chemical peel. This is because of the increased risk of infection and damage to the skin.

How much does microdermabrasion cost?

If you would like to know the price for dermabrasion, simply call Firvale Clinic and to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.