5 Ways Microdermabrasion Can Improve Your Skin

Ready to feel and look younger? Microdermabrasion can take years off your face, removing old, tired skin cells and revealing the vibrancy of your younger-looking, healthier skin.

At Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center in Trenton, New Jersey, Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad provides microdermabrasion as well as many other skin treatments, providing for better skin health and a more pleasing appearance. 

Ways microdermabrasion improves your skin

Microdermabrasion is a form of exfoliation done with a mildly abrasive device. It’s safe for almost everyone, is less invasive than dermabrasion, and can help to: 

1. Improve circulation

Microdermabrasion can stimulate lymphatic circulation, improving blood flow to your face. This carries extra oxygen and nutrients to your skin cells, improving skin health and tone.

2. Even out skin tone

If you have yellowed or reddened areas of skin, sun spots, or other issues with your skin coloration, microdermabrasion can help restore an even tone to your skin for a healthy, younger look. 

3. Decrease the appearance of wrinkles 

Because microdermabrasion gently removes the top layer of dead skin cells from your face, it rejuvenates your look by revealing the new skin cells underneath. This process also stimulates collagen growth, plumping out fine lines and wrinkles so they’re less noticeable.

4. Shrink pores

Microdermabrasion can encourage extra collagen growth below the surface of your skin, causing your pores to shrink slightly. This can help decrease blackheads and lead to clearer skin.

However, you shouldn't have microdermabrasion in the middle of a bad case of blackheads. Instead, consider a facial treatment to remove blackheads, and then have your microdermabrasion treatment a few weeks later for best results. 

5. Treat acne scarring

The same process that helps reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles and can help fill out the dimpling caused by mild acne scarring. Microabrasion promotes collagen production, giving you a fuller, more even skin surface, which means acne scars can be diminished in appearance.

This only works with mild acne scars, not deep pockmarks caused by significant acne outbreaks. Ask Dr. Ahmad about other options if you have severe scarring from acne.

After your microdermabrasion treatment

You may have a slight stinging sensation and redness around the treated areas for a day or two after microdermabrasion. This is normal. You should avoid sun exposure for several weeks after your treatment, as your newly exposed skin layer needs time to mature. Always wear sunscreen to protect your skin.  

If you believe microdermabrasion could improve your skin, or if you want to discuss a complete treatment plan for a younger-looking complexion, contact our office at 609-890-2966 or request an appointment via our online booking system. 

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