What Is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion, performed in our med spa, is a cosmetic technique that uses a mechanical medium for exfoliation to remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells from the epidermis. It is a non-invasive procedure and may be performed in-office by a trained skincare professional. 

Our Northborough microdermabrasion treatment may be performed to decrease the appearance of superficial hyperpigmentation, photo-damage, diminish fine lines, wrinkles, and shallow acne scars. Removing the dead skin will aid in the penetration of skincare products by up to 50% and make-up will go on much more smoothly. 

Microdermabrasion is a very different technique than dermabrasion, which is a surgical scraping technique and requires the expertise of a plastic surgeon, anesthesia, and recovery time. It is painless and there is no downtime.

What is the Poulos Peel?

Microdermabrasion and the ‘Poulos Peel’ are both exfoliation techniques. While microdermabrasion may be performed at any spa, the Poulos Peel requires an aesthetician trained in dermaplaning, which requires better manual dexterity and is considered a more aggressive exfoliation technique. The Poulos Peel may also better address fine lines and acne scarring than microdermabrasion, although neither treatment delivers a dramatic improvement in skin texture.

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What Are The Benefits Of Microdermabrasion In Northborough?

  • Improves blood circulation
  • Enhances the absorption of serums and skincare products
  • Helps unclog pores
  • Treats acne scarring
  • Improves skin elasticity
  • Boosts confidence in one’s image
  • Boosts collagen and elastin production
  • Provides a vibrant, visibly healthier-looking complexion
  • Painless with no downtime
  • Cost-effective

Who Makes A Good Candidate For Microdermabrasion Treatment In Northborough?

Those patients struggling with fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, or acne scarring will benefit tremendously from microdermabrasion in Northborough. The treatment is not recommended for those with deeper folds and creases or excessive facial sagging. Dr. Poulos will perform a detailed consultation at her state-of-the-art offices in Northborough to determine exactly what approach is best for your aesthetic goals.

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Is There Any Recovery For Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion can be performed quickly over your lunch break. There is little discomfort or downtime to contend with. Your skin may look slightly pink after your treatment, but within a few hours will return to normal. Makeup can be applied right away to hide any signs of your procedure.

Why Choose Dr. Poulos For Microdermabrasion?

Chosen for her professionalism, artistry and elegant, natural results, Dr. Poulos was named “Best Plastic Surgeon” by Worcester Magazine. Dr. Poulos provides customized treatment options, tailoring her approach to your unique needs and aesthetic preferences. Your consultation process is an in-depth evaluation of your goals and the time during which Dr. Poulos creates your personalized action plan for success.

After obtaining her medical doctor degree from the State University of New York School of Medicine, Dr. Poulos went on to pursue a demanding 5-year internship and residency in general surgery at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, Connecticut. She then completed her plastic surgery residency at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. 

If you wish to learn more, contact our office today and schedule for arguably the best treatment of microdermabrasion Worcester has to offer.

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