Microdermabrasion which is also referred to as microderm, is one of the most effective and easiest anti-ageing treatment option due to its multiple benefits. It helps to smoothen and soften the fine lines and wrinkles along with smoothing the coarse textured skin while reducing the appearance of scarring, pore size and superficial hyperpigmentation generally called age spots.

Diamond Tip Treatment

Microdermabrasion also facilitates deep and effective penetration of the skin care products to the deeper skin layers which helps in stimulating collagen production giving skin a youthful appearance. Diamond Microdermabrasion is an innovative and advanced mechanical skin exfoliation device that works by exfoliating the uppermost dead skin layer making fresh and rejuvenated skin, visible.

Whether you are having scars, facing the problem of skin discoloration, wrinkled or scarred skin, Diamond microdermabrasion can surely help to improve significantly improve these conditions. It is a non-invasive skin resurfacing treatment which is quite simple and almost pain free.

What is Diamond Tip Microdermabrasion treatment procedure?

Diamond tip microdermabrasion refers to skin exfoliating procedures done using the diamond tipped wand or headpiece along with suction. The dead skin is abraded using the diamond tip wand while the suction sucks the dirt and dead skin cells. Diamond tips are used to give highly effective and natural results without any skin irritation.

Treatable skin conditions with Diamond Microdermabrasion

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Bumpy, rough skin
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Sun damage
  • Acne scarring
  • Blackheads
  • Large pores

Traditional Crystal Microdermabrasion vs. Diamond Microdermabrasion

Crystal Microdermabrasion technology has been in use since 1980’s. It makes use of the wand of hand piece to spray as well as suck up the aluminum oxide crystals. It exfoliates the upper dead skin layer. But it is not as safe as Diamond Microdermabrasion because the tiny crystals emitted from the machine involves a risk of getting in the mouth or eyes and may cause some damage.

Microdermabrasion on forehead

On the other hand Diamond Microdermabrasion can even treat the fine lines and wrinkles in the delicate areas close to the mouth, nose and eyes without causing any damage. The tiny diamonds fixed to the mouth of the device along with the strong suction, exfoliates skin more thoroughly and deeply. The level of suction can be adjusted according to the requirement of the individual patients. It also helps to increase the blood flow to skin which in turn stimulates collagen production. It is considered a safe treatment because there is far less likelihood of particles getting into eyes or mouth causing any damage.

Diamond Microdermabrasion offer fast, safe and reliable treatment for the various skin issues such as wrinkles, fine lines, stretch marks, scars or skin discolouration. It works by removing the superficial skin layer called epidermis and helps in improving the texture and elasticity of skin while promoting collagen production.

At CosmeDocs, Diamond tip Microdermabrasion treatment is frequently combined with chemical skin peels and other medical cosmeceuticals which give dramatic outcomes. It helps in enhancing the deep penetration of topical skin products and serums which smoothen and refresh the skin.

Benefits of Diamond Microdermabrasion Treatment

  • Hypoallergenic, suitable for almost all skin types
  • No crystal irritants involved
  • Can provide superficial as well as deep treatments
  • Precision diamond tips are interchangeable
  • Offers control over vacuum

Ideal candidate for Diamond microdermabrasion treatment

An individual who is healthy adult of any age and have minor skin conditions or imperfections as already mentioned, with realistic expectation from the treatment is a good candidate for diamond microdermabrasion treatment. It is important to more that it cannot improve sagging skin or the deep folds or facial creases.

Possible contradictions

  • Active infection such as cold sores
  • Broken skin
  • Active acne
  • Active sunburn
  • Active rosacea, eczema, dermatitis
  • Skin cancer
  • Rosacea
  • Pregnancy
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Roaccutane treatment
  • Broken capillaries, thread veins

Treatment Results

The treatment procedure takes about 30 minutes. The results are immediately noticeable after the treatment. It is a non-invasive facial treatment which gives you much smoother, fresh, radiant skin with more even skin tone. It is often referred to as a ‘lunch hour’ treatment because of its fast, easy and simple administration in the outpatient clinic. You can easily undertake the procedure during your office lunch hour without any discomfort. The skin may become slightly red after the treatment but it will fade away in few hours.

Microdermabrasion Treatment on Face

Side Effects

The side effects of Diamond Microdermabrasion treatment are limited. There may be mild dryness, scratches, sun burn sensation, redness or bruising in the treated area but these are temporary. Your doctor will recommend after skin care products to soothe and moisturize skin along with SPF to protect it from the harmful sun UV rays. This ensures fresh, glowing and smooth skin. It is also recommendable that you avoid direct sun exposure for some days after the treatment. However, in case of very sensitive skin striping can occur. If you have inflamed acne, avoid having the treatment.

Treatment Video

At CosmeDocs professional cosmetic doctors perform microdermabrasion treatment for skin rejuvenation. A specialized device diamond tip microdermabrasion device is used which allows the deep penetration of skin care products giving you a youthful, clear and rejuvenated skin. As you can see the procedure is performed in clean and sterilized environment using state-of-the art medical equipment.

Downtime

The Diamond Microdermabrasion has no downtime. The treatment can be undertaken during the lunch time. The patient can continue with the normal routine activities instantly after receiving the treatment.

Cost

The cost of diamond microdermabrasion starts from £75 for a single treatment. If you choose to have package of 3 treatments it will cost you £200. For further information regarding pricing you can directly contact us.

Is the diamond microdermabrasion treatment painful?

Normally, the procedure is almost painless and quite comfortable in fact pleasurable. At times, you may feel a slight scratching sensation but overall there is no discomfort. As the skin become more sensitive after the treatment, application of skin care creams and moisturisers is recommended.

How long does Diamond Microdermabrasion treatment takes?

Each treatment session takes almost 30 minutes to complete which includes skin cleansing and application of post treatment skin creams.

Can I resume work immediately afterwards?

Yes, but as the skin is slightly red after the treatment it is recommended not to apply makeup instantly afterwards.

Is Diamond Microdermabrasion safe?

Yes it is a highly safe non-invasive procedure involving minimal risks when administered by expert, experienced and professional dermatologist or cosmetic doctor.

How many treatments do I need?

Usually it depends on the skin condition you want to be treated and the extent of that condition. But generally patients observe a significant improvement in the condition after 2-3 treatments. You can schedule treatment sessions to further enhance the results.

Can I take the Diamond Microdermabrasion treatment before leaving for a holiday?

It is not recommended that you take the treatment before going to holiday because your skin is more sensitive and prone to sun burn after the treatment so it may result in pigmentation and sun burn.

What worse side effects can happen?

Generally, the severe side effects are quite rare. In very rare cases, the treatment can stimulate cold sores and can worsen the already active skin acne. Individuals having sensitive skins, broken capillaries, on anticoagulants or immunosuppressants are more vulnerable to worsening of capillaries or possible bruising. Scarring can also occur in rare cases. Therefore, it is necessary to take any medical history before the treatment.

Can I undertake the diamond microdermabrasion treatment in combination with other treatments?

Yes, at CosmeDocs we often combine skin peel treatment with microdermabrasion to get optimal results.