Labelled by some as a swift facelift, microdermabrasion is generally accepted as a more helpful alternative to other procedures which may be costlier and sometimes more invasive. Tiny grains are used to exfoliate the skin’s surface; this helps to get rid of dead skin cells and brings the fresh layer below to the top. The treatment does not affect the deeper skin layers as there is the risk of the grains getting embedded into the skin.
During the initial consultation, a treatment area will be outlined. The tiny crystal grains are aimed at this treatment area, exfoliating the skin and helping to remove dead skin cells present on the surface. The vacuum part of microdermabrasion will gently pull and lifts a small section of skin for microabrasion. It will spray a stream of crystals across the targeted skin are and focally stimulates blood circulation or creates mild swelling in the skin. The suction part also will collect the used crystals and dead skin in a receptacle for easy disposal.
Regular sessions of microdermabrasion may even be able to “train” your skin to grow new cells at a faster rate, bringing the healthy skin cells to the surface more quickly than usual. This may also result in a decrease in your skin’s deeper blemishes over time, meaning your skin will appear more youthful. Other benefits of microdermabrasion including:
Acne will develop on the skin when pores are blocked by a build-up of sebum – a substance that helps to get rid of dead skin cells by bringing them to the surface of the skin via follicles. When the acne subsides, it may leave behind a scar that will take a long time to fade. Another sure-fire way to make acne worse is to burst the pimples, which will spread the infection and leave a further trail of unsightly scars behind. Microdermabrasion acne scar treatment works for depressed acne scars that lie flat against the epidermis. This facial for acne also useful for people with active to moderate breakouts. It will remove dead skin cells that clog pores. The procedure also reduces excess oil from the pores.
Your skin is triggered into producing melanin when exposed to the sun – this is a substance that offers protection against the harmful UV rays. However, pigmentation can occur when the skin produces too much melanin which is concentrated in a single area, forming dark, visible patches. Although pigmentation is not dangerous, it may appear unsightly to some. The procedure will swipe across the skin to rapidly but gently to remove the epidermis. Multiple sessions of pigmentation treatment are needed to achieve ideal results.
As one of the effects of aging, your skin will begin to develop folds and creases in the skin, leading to the eventual formation of wrinkles and fine lines. This is because your skin is no longer elastic due to the absence of collagen, a substance which your skin needs in order to repair itself. As a result, the skin no longer snaps back into place, and the wrinkles and fine lines that form become permanent fixtures. A multiple session of microdermabrasion anti-aging facial treatment will help in removes the stratum corneum, revealing the younger, healthier skin cells underneath.
Microdermabrasion provides a deep cleansing effect, removing the dead skin cells, dust and extra sebum that causes dull skin. As the top layer of the skin removed, the strong suction of microdermabrasion causes micro tear in your skin, that will boost the collagen production. Collagen is a great water retention agent, which in this case improves the moisture in your skin. As a result, you can get a brighter complexion.
Pores size can be reduced significantly with microdermabrasion. It works by deep cleansing the skin from dead skin cells, dust and excess sebum that fills in the pores, making it larger than normal. Our skin is elastic, and pores can return back to its original size like the camera zoom lens. If the skin is free of elements that plugs it in, it would be easier for it to shrink back into the original size.
Do wear eye protection such as eye pads or goggles before starting the microdermabrasion treatment.
Do note that your skin will be pink or reddish, and swelling for the next 24 hours. The sensation you will experience is similar to mild sunburn and you should apply some moisturiser and avoid putting on make-up for the next 24 hours. You should also avoid exposure to the sun for the next few days, and continue to apply moisturiser.
No downtime required as patients may continue with their daily routine as usual after the treatment. Depending on your skin condition and desired results, your doctor will recommend a number of sessions in order to get the good results. Microdermabrasion facial reatments will be spaced apart accordingly, and you should notice a gradual improvement in your skin’s condition after each treatment, increasing in radiance and health.
The costs of microdermabrasion procedure can widely vary depends on the expertise and qualifications of doctors as well as other factors. Microdermabrasion treatment costs may range from RM 400 to RM 1,000 per session. It helps to exfoliate your outer layer of dead skin cells and also stimulates collagen production.
In Premier Clinic it cost around RM 500 for a single session. The treatment of microdermabrasion is fully customised for your skin needs and skin-related concerns. Commonly patients choose microdermabrasion over other types of facial treatment like chemical peels or laser treatment due to its facts that are generally safer and more cost-effective.
To help with your SKIN IMPERFECTIONS JOURNEY and further information regarding anti-aging facial and MICRODERMABRASION FACIAL TREATMENT, our doctors offer a professional CONSULTATION session without any commitment to sign up. Our customer service representatives are available from 8 am to 12 midnight daily to answer your inquiries or make an appointment.
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This technique is not as painful as traditional dermabrasion, so patients do not require any anaesthetic.
The skin may become noticeably smoother even after one treatment and better absorb moisturizers.
Most often, microdermabrasion facial may be repeated every three to four weeks for optimal results.