Dermabrasion is the treatment option used to smoothen the skin to give the rejuvenated look to the skin. This procedure is suitable for the people with the fair skin.
The patients with the dull skin, brown spot and age spots can go for the Microdemabrasion treatment option in which the tiny exfoliating crystals are sprayed on the skin
WHEN IS DERMABRASION OR MICRODERMABRASION USED?
Dermabrasion is used to improve acne scars, pox marks and the scars from the injuries of accidents or some diseases. However this treatment is not for treating the congenital skin defects, moles, pigmented birthmarks and burning scars and people with the darker skin cannot go for this treatment as can result in scarring and discoloration.
Microdemabrasion is the treatment option that works for all types of skin tones and the colors. This makes subtle changes without changing skin color and scarring. It is used for the scars, stretch marks, wrinkles and deep acne scars
The treatment procedure is different for both the procedures as follows
In this treatment the skin is thoroughly cleaned and after that, shots of numbing medicine are given to anesthetize for painless and comfortable treatment. With the high speed instrument outer layer of the skin is removed and the treatment ends with the smoother and rejuvenated skin.
In this procedure, tiny crystals arte sprayed on the skin to remove the outer layer of the skin but there is no need of the numbing machine or medicine. This procedure leaves the skin smoother and, softer and brighter
CARE AFTER DERMABRASION AND MICRODERMABRASION
After this treatment patient is asked to visit the center soon for follow up appointment and even he is recommended not to consume alcohol or smoke for 48 hours as it can cause some adverse effects. Even after the treatment medicines like asprin or ibuprofen is asked to stop for at least one week
After this treatment patients are asked to care the treated area with moisturizes and the sunscreens. Patient is asked to avoid the sun exposure for few days after the procedure as the heat of sun can cause irritation, redness in the treated skin.
After the procedure surgeon can ask you to take some rest and to take precautions for applying makeup and other such products on the skin so that the best results of the treatment can be obtained.