Chicago Microdermabrasion Treatment
How is the Microdermabrasion procedure performed?
A carefully controlled stream of aluminum oxide crystals are directed onto the skin surface removing tiny particles of dead lifeless skin which are then vacuumed away along with the crystals…giving birth to the new vibrant skin below.
Will I experience any discomfort during the Chicago microdermabrasion treatment?
Initially, you may feel a mild scratching sensation as the crystals make contact with the skin. As the treatments continue, this experience compares to a deep massage. Mild redness may occur for 1/2 hour to one day depending on the aggressiveness of the program. No anesthesia is ever required.
How long does microdermabrasion procedure take?
A single procedure takes 30-40 minutes and should be repeated at intervals of 1-2 weeks(depending on skin type and condition).
What will I look like after the microdermabrasion treatment?
After the procedure, you will experience a slight blushing of the skin which disappears within 1-2 hours. This is a non-invasive procedure with no down time. You are able to return to your regular activities right away!
Will I see an improvement right away?
Many patients experience softer, smoother glowing skin after their first microdermabrasion treatment. The recommended treatment plan is between 2-12 treatments (depending on the skin type and the results desired).
Does microdermabrasion treatment replace other cosmetic procedures?
Microdermabrasion treatment is a stand alone procedure, but it is usually used in conjunction with laser, peels and skin care to enhance the results.
Is Chicago microdermabrasion treatment safe?
Because health is so important, our system is equipped with anti-bacterial filters (0.3 microns) preventing the passage of even the smallest bacteria through the system to you.