Microdermabrasion is a painless skin-freshening technique that helps repair facial skin that takes a beating from the sun and the effects of aging. Using a device like a fine sandblaster to spray air together with the diamond tips across the face, mixing gentle abrasion with suction to remove the dead, outer layer of skin.


As with other skin rejuvenation techniques, more than one treatment may be needed to remove fine wrinkles and unwanted pigmentation. Microdermabrasion is effective in reducing fine lines, age spots and acne scars. It stimulates the production of skin cells and collagen. It has proven to be a very popular nonsurgical procedure.


  • Microdermabrasion has virtually has no side effects.
  • Your skin will have a fresh healthy-looking glow after the treatment.
  • It is nonsurgical, safe, and effective “lunch hour” procedure.
  • It is effective on all skin colors and types.
  • No anesthetic is required.
  • Excellent for skin sensitive to chemical procedures
  • Normal activities can be resumed immediately

Microdermabrasion is Safe, and Effective At Removing Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Often called “microderm” for short, microdermabrasion is a procedure to help exfoliate or temporarily remove a few of the top layers of the skin called the epidermis.

Unlike the older crystal microderm system, the diamond microdermabrasion does not produce particles from crystals that may be inhaled into patients’ nose or blown into the eyes. Hence, diamond microdermabrasion is regarded as having higher safety for use on areas around the eyes and lips.

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Generally, the slower the movement of the microderm hand piece against the skin and the greater the numbers of passes over the skin, the deeper the skin treatment.

Much like brushing your teeth, microderm helps to gently remove skin “plaque” and skin debris.

Since human skin typically regenerates at approximately 30 day intervals, skin improvement with microdermabrasion is temporary and needs to be repeated at average intervals of two – four weeks for continued improvement.

Multiple treatments in combination with sunscreen, sun avoidance, and other skin care creams yield best results.

Take advantage of our free consultation and learn what treatments are right for your skin.​

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