Skin troubles are annoying and they affect people in all nooks and corners of the world. To get rid of these issues, people try all kinds of treatments. As more research and development is being carried out, better and better treatment options are coming to fore.
There was a time that a surgical facelift was the only way to counter sagging skin. However, now there are many nonsurgical procedures available that are nearly as good and do not cause the same issues as the surgery.
Microdermabrasion in Islamabad is one of the names on this list that works really well. it uses crystals for improving the condition of the skin. Let’s take a closer look to learn more about it.
How does it work?
The treatment works with the help of a handheld device that sprays tiny crystals on to the skin for the purpose of exfoliating it. The speed at which the crystals are to be blasted onto the skin is predetermined. Once the process is done, the used crystals and the exfoliated skin are collected into a chamber with the help of a suction pump.
Since the skin is injured, the healing process starts right away. New skin is formed in place of the exfoliated one which has a healthier appearance and lesser signs of issues. At the same time, collagen levels are also boosted which make the skin suppler and firm.
This minimally invasive treatment has very little pain involved in it which is countered with the help of topical anesthetics. The treatment session only lasts for a few minutes.
Conditions it can treat:
There is a long list of conditions that can be treated with the help of Microdermabrasion. These include fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation issues caused by sun damage like age spots and Melasma and scars of all kinds. Microdermabrasion Dubai can also help in removing stretch marks from the body.
What are the side effects?
There are some side effects that are pretty mild. These include itching in the treated area, swelling and redness, and tenderness to touch. These issues should subside on their own within a couple of days. In some rare cases, bruises too can take place.
Be ready for photosensitivity which may last for a few weeks. Avoid the sun during peak hours. When you do go out, be sure to wear a large hat and apply a good amount of broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect the skin against harmful UV rays.
Is there any downtime?
There is no downtime with Microdermabrasion which is one of its best parts. The rest is recommended by the doctors. You should take a day or two off to ensure that you recover as quickly as possible. Also, ensure that you take the necessary cautions that the doctor has suggested.
How many sessions are needed?
The number of sessions needed for the treatment varies in individual cases. It is based on the condition of the skin, the extent of the skin problem and how well a person responds to the treatment. Usually, five to six sessions are enough though this number can go both up and down. The sessions are spaced a few weeks apart from each other.
To learn more about Microdermabrasion in Islamabad or to schedule a procedure, visit us at SKN Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. You can also benefit from our free online consultation offer by taking a moment to fill in the form given below.