Microdermabrasion – What is it? How does it work?
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Microdermabrasion – What is it? How does it work?

What is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is an aesthetic therapy employed to combat several kinds of drawbacks, such as skin spots , scars (from acne, surgery, etc.) Wrinkles .

The objective of microdermabrasion is to eliminate the most insignificant coatings of the skin , flattening it and making it softer and more lightweight  facial in Denver.

Correlated to other identical therapies, microdermabrasion is less traumatic and less invasive, as it works at shallow levels.

Microdermabrasion is done on an outpatient basis and usually without anesthesia.

In the case of particularly sensitive people, the doctor may still decide to carry out a small local anesthesia.

This therapy is contemplated rather easy to accomplish, nonetheless, it is essential to contact only specialized personnel, in order to avoid the appearance of complications and serious side effects.

Furthermore, before performing microdermabrasion, it is necessary to strictly follow the instructions that the doctor will give us. Among these, we remind you to avoid sun exposure before treatment, to avoid the use of exfoliating products and to avoid waxing in the areas that will have to be subjected to microdermabrasion.

How is microdermabrasion carried out and how does it work?

This treatment is carried out with special machines equipped with a particular handpiece that is placed on the part of the face or body that must be treated.

From this handpiece some solid particles come out at high speed which have the task of removing the superficial layers of the skin, exfoliating it.

The particles that are usually used in microdermabrasion are microgranules of aluminum hydroxide , or crystals of corundum (a particular type of artificial diamond).

These materials are defined as ” inert “, that is, they have the advantage of exfoliating an exfoliating action, without running the risk of triggering allergic reactions.

Immediately after “shooting” the particles on the skin, the handpiece sucks them in, thus removing the exfoliated cells as well. Depending on the amount of particles used and the speed with which they are directed onto the skin, the treatment can be performed at different depths (although, in any case, the exfoliation remains superficial).