Microdermabrasion Treatment

Innovative Aesthetics offers Microdermabrasion in Denver, CO. Microdermabrasion is an anti-aging treatment for improving fine lines, wrinkles, photo-aging, hyperpigmentation, acne, scars, and stretch marks. This anti-aging treatment is a mild procedure that stimulates healthy epidermal tissue growth, and improves the tone and elasticity of the skin. We do not advise this treatment for those with heavily damaged skin. If you do have heavily damaged skin, a more aggressive approach may be better. For example, a laser or deep chemical peel. Microdermabrasion is compatible with most skin types.

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How is Microdermabrasion Performed?

A device emits crystals onto the surface of the skin, causing gentle abrasion to remove the outer layer of the skin. Microdermabrasion may be combined with a light chemical peel to enhance the effect of treatment.

What to Expect During Your Office Visit

We cleanse your face, or other treatment areas, as well as apply a degreaser. The clinician covers your eyes, and the treatment begins. Usually, we make 2 passes are made to ensure the entire area is treated. The procedure takes approximately 30 minutes. A chemical can be added, depending on the condition being treated. We discuss this with your prior to the start of treatment. Once the treatment is over, we apply moisturizer and sunscreen.

After Treatment

We ask that you not use glycolic acid, hydroquinone, or retinoids for 5 days. Cleanse gently and avoid hot water. Moisturize your skin twice a day and apply sunblock as needed.

Limitations of Microdermabrasion Treatments

Treatments are not recommended for those who have a history of excessive scarring, recent herpes outbreaks, warts, active acne, or active rosacea.

Other Treatment Considerations

Multiple sessions are required to obtain optimal results. The number varies from person to person, and condition to condition. Microdermabrasion works best with a good home care routine.