Microdermabrasion Sarasota, FL
Microdermabrasion is a quick and painless treatment that helps to reveal soft beautiful skin.
What is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive treatment to remove the dull dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. Our Mega Peel® microdermabrasion machine sprays fine crystals across the skin, to help remove the top layer of the skin, and then it vacuums the crystals and dead skin away.
What does Microdermabrasion help treat?
Microdermabrasion can be used to treat the face, neck, arms, hands, and chest. It works to treat the following skin concerns:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Mild acne scarring
- Blackheads and whiteheads
- Enlarged pores
- Age spots
- Uneven texture
- Enhances penetration of products
How many skin treatments are typically needed?
Microdermabrasion works best when performed as a series of treatments. Typically 6 treatments 2 weeks apart will achieve optimal results.
Is there any downtime after a Microdermabrasion treatment?
There is no downtime with Microdermabrasion.
How soon will I see results from microdermabrasion?
You will begin to notice smoother softer skin immediately. Many people have two microdermabrasion treatments per month at first and then one per month as part of a maintenance plan.
What are the side effects of microdermabrasion skin treatments?
Redness, mild irritation, and minor flaking of the skin may occur the following microdermabrasion. Rare side effects include temporary bruising. People who get cold sores (herpes simplex infections) should start on antiviral medications prior to treatment to prevent reactivation of cold sores.
Does Microdermabrasion Hurt?
Microdermabrasion is virtually painless. Patients describe it as a cat licking your skin.
Aftercare from Microdermabrasion Procedure
Your skin will be more sensitive to sun exposure so it is important to use a minimum of an SPF 30 broad-spectrum sunscreen after this procedure. It is best to avoid sun exposure, waxing, scrubs, and products with retinol or retinoid.
What Our Patients Have to Say
“Often I am called in for service before my appointment time. I have recommended Dr. Trent to my friends.” ~ Lawrence (Patient for 2.5 years)
“Always treated well by a very professional staff. Dr. Trent is very through!” ~ Patricia (Patient for 7 years)
“Dr. Trent and her staff are very professional and courteous.” ~ Bill (Patient for 10+ years)
Who are not candidates for Microdermabrasion Treatment?
Microdermabrasion is not recommended if you have open lesions, active rosacea or acne, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, broken capillaries, eczema, dermatitis, or psoriasis.