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Microdermabrasion Specialist

West Derm Center -  - Dermatology

West Derm Center

Dermatology located in Bronx, NY, White Plains, NY, New Rochelle, NY & Yonkers, NY

Whether you want to refresh a dull complexion, even out your skin tone, or smooth away sun damage, microdermabrasion may be exactly what you need. The skilled team at West Derm Center uses microdermabrasion to exfoliate your skin gently and reveal vibrant, fresh skin. You can schedule microdermabrasion at any of their offices in White Plains, New Rochelle, and Yonkers, New York, or their Bronx clinics in Pelham Gardens and Riverdale. To learn more about the benefits of microdermabrasion or to schedule an appointment, use the online booking feature or call the office that’s most convenient for you.

Microdermabrasion Q & A

What is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a procedure that exfoliates your skin, eliminating dead cells and paving the way for fresh new skin to reach the surface. At West Derm Center, esthetician Teri Medina performs your microdermabrasion with a handheld device that uses abrasion to loosen the top layer of skin and suction to remove the old tissue.

How does microdermabrasion improve my skin?

The outer layer of your skin constantly renews itself, shedding old cells and replacing them with new cells. This process can become sluggish, especially as you get older. As a result, old skin builds up on the surface. Microdermabrasion solves that problem, giving new skin the ability to shine through.  

With regular treatments, microdermabrasion also removes skin imperfections. You’ll see an improvement in problems such as:

  • Dull complexion
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Oily skin
  • Clogged pores
  • Melasma
  • Age spots and sun damage
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Fine lines and wrinkles

Microdermabrasion also stimulates collagen production, creating stronger, firmer, and more resilient skin.

What should I expect during a microdermabrasion procedure?

You may feel slight scratching or vibrating sensations as the microdermabrasion device exfoliates your skin, but the procedure isn’t painful. It takes about 30-40 minutes to exfoliate your face and another 20 minutes to treat your neck.

It’s normal for your skin to be slightly red like a mild sunburn for a day or two. Some patients prefer to take time off from work until their appearance improves, but the procedure is gentle enough that you won’t need downtime.

How should I care for my skin after microdermabrasion?

Skin care is especially important after microdermabrasion because the skin’s protective barrier is temporarily disrupted. For a time after your procedure, your skin is highly susceptible to ultraviolet (UV) light and it may be more sensitive.

Following microdermabrasion at West Derm Center, your skin can absorb nourishing skin care products more easily, making it the perfect time to talk with Teri about the best skin care regimen for your type of skin and cosmetic concerns.

When will I see results from microdermabrasion?

While you may notice a distinct improvement in your complexion after your first treatment, most patients need a series of 5-16 microdermabrasion treatments to see optimal results. If you follow your skin care plan and protect your skin from the sun, your results will last longer. However, each person is different, and there’s no way to predict how long your results might last.

To explore the many benefits of microdermabrasion, call West Derm Center or schedule an appointment online today.

*Individual results may vary.

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