Exfoliation is a natural process where upper layers of skin cells are shed, thus stimulating the production of new, healthy cells. The process also stimulates new collagen production in the deeper layers of the skin, which gives your face a firm, more youthful appearance.
If you have used anti-aging products like retinol and Retin-A and you haven’t been satisfied with the results, you might want to talk to your cosmetic surgeon about microdermabrasion procedure.
During the procedure the surgeon pulls a light amount of suction through small glass tube lined with fine aluminum oxide crystals. As they move the tube over your face or hands it pulls a small amount of skin into the tub and removes the old, dead skin cells. This stimulates the exfoliation and skin regeneration process in the affected area.
Microdermabrasion can also help to reduce and manage minor moderate acne issues, improve skin texture and actually reduce the size of your pores.
If you have questions about microdermabrasion or what exfoliating agents are best for you, please feel free to give us a call at 914.235.5171 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you find the healthy skin you desire!