Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion is a safe and effective non-surgical treatment that removes superficially damaged skin. The process involves a controlled spray of fine aluminum oxide, which is applied to the skin to smoothe fine wrinkles & help erase acne blemishes, superficial age spots & large pores. Sun spot and scar removal can also be accomplished with microdermabrasion.

Often referred to as intense exfoliation for the skin, microdermabrasion isn't the best method for treating deep wrinkles, but can remove fine lines and superficial blemishes with minimal risk or downtime. Patients can request microdermabrasion treatments at most cosmetic clinics, as well as a majority of medical spas and day spas.

Typical Minimum Cost of Microdermabrasion (based on national averages):
$75.00
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Typical Maximum Cost of Microdermabrasion (based on national averages):
$125.00
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National Average Cost of Microdermabrasion:
$100.00
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Time Required for Microdermabrasion:
Microdermabrasion is usually performed in about 30-60 minutes.
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Is Microdermabrasion an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
Oupatient
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What are the Side Effects of Microdermabrasion?
Patients usually see slight flaking for several days following the treatment.
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How Long do Microdermabrasion results last?
The duration of results can depend on the severity of the skin damage. Follow-up treatments should be pursued according to patient preference, though many professionals suggest a package of 5-12 treatments, spaced at least 2 weeks apart. It is said that the more treatments you have, the less they'll be needed in the future.
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What is the recovery time for Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion requires no downtime. Patients can comfortably resume normal activities after a treatment.
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Will my insurance company cover Microdermabrasion?
Because of the cosmetic nature of microdermabrasion, insurance usually does not apply.
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Is there much discomfort for Microdermabrasion?
This is a gentle process involving little to no discomfort.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Microdermabrasion?
None required.
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What else can I combine Microdermabrasion with?
Microdermabrasion can be quite effective on its own, but for enhanced results, some doctors combine it with:
* gentle chemical peels

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What else is Microdermabrasion referred to as?
Intense exfoliation, power peel, dermabrasion, skin rejuvenation.
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