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Microdermabrasion in Nashville, TN

What is Microdermabrasion?

The dirt, oils, and dead skin cells on the surface of your skin eventually reach the pores, causes blockages and bacteria growth that can lead to blemishes and a dull complexion. Microdermabrasion is a skin maintenance treatment that removes these substances from the surface of your skin to keep your pores pure and healthy.

The microdermabrasion treatment is performed with a device that ejects fine crystals at a high speed. The crystals dislodge skin cells and other substances from the surface of the skin that are simultaneously suctioned away by the device. The treatment is very relaxing and quite effective for restoring a healthy appearance to your skin.

What is the Cost of Microdermabrasion?

The average cost of microdermabrasion is $125, although this does vary by patient. We can discuss the details of your cost for microdermabrasion at the time of your consultation. For your convenience, Plastic Surgery Affiliates offers financing options for qualified patients.

What Are the Benefits of Microdermabrasion?

  • Gently exfoliates the skin
  • Can be repeated as needed
  • Relaxing treatment
  • Takes less than one hour
  • No downtime or post-treatment symptoms

What is the Recovery Time for Microdermabrasion?

After your microdermabrasion treatment, your skin feels soft and smooth. No downtime is needed, so you can continue with your day. The treatment can be repeated monthly to keep the skin healthy and free of clogged pores.

Microdermabrasion FAQs

How often should you do microdermabrasion?

The optimal frequency of microdermabrasion treatments will vary by patient. For patients who are seeking improvements in cosmetic skin concerns, we may recommend treatments as often as weekly. However, for patients who are using microdermabrasion to maintain clear, healthy skin, treatments can be repeated as infrequently as monthly with great results.

Is microdermabrasion good for older skin?

Yes! Microdermabrasion is a gentle treatment that is effective for addressing signs of aging in the skin. For older patients,  microdermabrasion can be an appropriate treatment for addressing fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone or texture and more - all without extended periods of downtime.

Does microdermabrasion shrink pores?

Yes! By exfoliating the outermost layers of skin, microdermabrasion can help remove debris from the pores as well as shrink them. Microdermabrasion is an effective treatment for large pores.

Does microdermabrasion hurt?

No, the microdermabrasion treatment is a gentle technique that is not considered painful. You may feel some minor discomfort, but it is widely considered by patients to be a painless treatment.

What should you not do before microdermabrasion?

Before your microdermabrasion treatment, you should avoid most other skincare treatments. This includes exfoliation treatments (professional or at-home), waxing and dermal fillers and injectables. You should also limit your sun exposure so that your skin is not damaged prior to treatment. Additionally, we recommend avoiding cigarettes and NSAIDs (blood-thinning medications) for optimal results.

If you are looking for a plastic surgeon for your microdermabrasion treatments in Nashville, Brentwood, Hendersonville, Franklin, Smyrna and nearby areas of Tennessee, entrust your care to Drs. MaDan and Hueneke, plastic surgeons with more than 20 years of combined experience. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.