Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical procedure using a Silhouette Tone Machine that gently resurfaces the skin and effectively minimizes the appearance of: scars, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, sun-damaged skin, blemishes, uneven skin tones, textural damaged skin and enlarges pores.
Erase years from the appearance of your skin naturally with the Derma-Pod ™ and Silhouette Tone® technology offered at Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic. We use the latest equipment to bring you long lasting and superior results for younger looking skin.
As we all know; age, diet, environmental pollutants and sun exposure are the leading cause for skin deterioration and premature aging. These elements take their toll on your skin on a daily basis, but now you can fight back with an effective microdermabrasion process. At Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic, you can experience a gentle and safe way to repair, rejuvenate and, in some cases, reverse the again process.
The rejuvenation treatment begins with resurfacing the upper layers of the epidermis. By removing the upper layers, the skin is more receptive a controlled stream infusion of natural mineral crystals to gradually erase flaws and blemishes. This process removes surface cells; thereby revealing newer and healthier skin. It also refines pores, coarse and granular skin, reduces uneven pigmentation while smoothing superficial scars and blemishes.
The pulsating light portion of the treatment stimulates a repair mechanism and collagen production. The penetration of the collagen helps to smooth and soften the appearance of wrinkles. It also helps in reducing the size of pores and improves skin texture. The electrodes from the red light apply non-invasive Micro Currents that helps to lift sagging skin and tighten facial contours.
The microdermabrasion treatment is gentle, non-invasive, totally natural and performed with no discomfort. During your complementary consultation, your skin type based on age, lifestyle and skin condition will be discussed to determine the number of treatments required. Clients usually report a noticeable improvement after just one treatment.
Patients can expect to see the following skin improvements:
- Younger-looking skin
- Redefined and firmer facial contour
- Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
- Reduced pore size
- Increased skin elasticity
Frequently Asked Questions:
Am I a Good Candidate for Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is ideal for both men and women who want to minimize the look of scars, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, sun-damaged skin, blemishes, uneven skin tones and textural damaged skin. It is an effective solution for those desiring healthy, younger-looking skin.
Does Microdermabrasion Work on All Skin Types?
Yes, microdermabrasion is generally safe for all skin types and colours. The procedure makes subtle changes to the texture of the skin resulting in no skin colour change or scarring.
What are the Side Effects?
After treatment, the skin has some temporary redness and appears pink; however, most people recover with 24 hours. Since microdermabrasion uses non-allergenic crystals for skin treatments, it is an excellent treatment option for skin that is sensitive to chemicals. Additionally, microdermabrasion requires no anesthetics prior to the procedure, so there is no down time for healing. Most people can resume their normal activities immediately.
How Many Treatments do I need?
During you complementary visit with your esthetician, your skin type based on age, lifestyle and skin condition will be discussed to determine the number of treatments required. Generally, the total number of treatments can range anywhere from 4 to 6 with a maintenance schedule thereafter. Clients usually report a noticeable improvement after just one treatment.
Will it Hurt?
The microdermabrasion treatment is a gentle, non-invasive and totally natural procedure performed with no discomfort. There may be some temporary redness in the treatment area, but this is harmless with no pain experienced. Although everyone’s threshold for discomfort is different, you can discuss any concerns with your esthetician prior to treatment.
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