What is a Chemical Peel? Considered a safe and easy alternative, Chemical Peels are customized according to skin type. Chemical Peels come in different formulas and strengths which have the ability to penetrate the skin, softening and correcting existing issues or preventing potential issues from forming. The result is an enhanced overall appearance with smoother, brighter, and younger looking skin. Often used in combination with chemical peel treatments, Particle Skin Resurfacing (Microdermabrasion), also dubbed the “Lunch Time Peel”, polishes the skin of fine lines, skin discoloration, acne scars, and signs of sun damage.
What is ‘Micro-dermabrasion’? (Particle Skin Resurfacing) For years, skin problems such as acne, fine lines and sun damage have been treated with lasers and chemical peels. Now, there is a modern, safe, and virtually painless alternative to chemical and laser peels…Derma Genesis and the Diamond Head System of MicroDermabrasion.
With over 3 decades of success in Europe, the Micro-dermabrasion procedure has been used to treat millions of satisfied people. The benefits of Micro-dermabrasion over chemical, lasers and peels include:
- Less Pain or Discomfort
- Minimal Risk Suited for All Skin Types
- No Anesthesia Required
- No Recovery Time
- No Hazardous Chemicals
Because the Micro-dermabrasion procedure is performed under the supervision of a certified professional, patients can be confident they will be treated with the utmost care. Micro-dermabrasion is setting a new standard for skin care. The procedure is fast, predictable and painless…the PERFECT lunch hour peel.
DERMA GENESIS Micro-dermabrasion uses a highly controlled flow of fine, medical grade crystals to remove the dead, outermost layer of skin. This skin exfoliation process reveals the new, living skin cells that are soft, smooth and receptive to nutrients.Micro-dermabrasion is commonly used to treat and/or diminish:
- Blackheads & Whiteheads
- Fine Lines & Wrinkles
- Sun Damaged Skin
- Acne Prone Skin
- Superficial Age Spots
- Oily Skin
- Dry or Patchy Skin
The procedure is performed by using a hand piece that the operator passes over the skin two or three times. This evenly removes the stratum corneum, the outermost layer of skin, as pictured below:
The underlying epidermis is also stimulated by the abrasion and the vacuum. This promotes the generation of new collagen, which thickens the dermis and improves resistance to the effects of aging.
The average Micro-dermabrasion procedure takes less than thirty minutes, depending upon the skin condition, the area to be treated, and the desired outcome. Many will notice improvements in the texture and appearance of their skin immediately after the first treatment. The long-term benefits of multiple procedures can be remarkable.
Micro-dermabrasion is a safe, non-surgical skin resurfacing procedure performed under the supervision of a certified professional. Those who are in good health, possess good skin tone, and desire realistic results, are excellent candidates for Micro-dermabrasion.
A complete consultation includes an evaluation of your skin type and a discussion of your skin care needs. A sample treatment may also be performed on your hand to verify the painlessness and effectiveness of Micro-dermabrasion.