Crystal microdermabrasion projects a flow of inert crystals over the skin and abrades away epidermal cells in the treated area. It is done so precisely that normal surrounding tissue is hardly affected. Crystal microdermabrasion is used to treat skin imperfections, wrinkles and scars.
After a treatment the skin may feel tight, as if exposed to the sun or wind. The skin should be kept well moisturized following the treatment. With deeper treatment levels, there may be slight redness and mild swelling. Also with deeper treatments you may see slight blood spotting. Healing may take several days or longer.
The fresh newly exposed skin will be delicate. Pigmentation changes are possible. Swimming and sun exposure should be avoided for at least a week. Protect your skin from the sun by using a SPF 30 antioxidant face protection sun block, and hat or visor. With deeper treatments, do not apply ordinary make-up for at least 24 hours.
You will want to use mild non-glycolic cleansers following the treatment. Do not use any products containing glycolic acid, or other acids or Retinol for approximately two to four days or until the skin has healed.
We recommend a series of six treatments every other week, as part of an overall professionally managed skin care program.
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