What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a noninvasive procedure the resurfaces the skin by gently exfoliating the top layer of dead skin cells. This stimulates collagen growth to create smoother, more radiant skin. This treatment also helps products such as moisturizers, creams, and lotions to be more easily absorbed, and therefore, most effective.

This treatment can be used on:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Chest
  • Hands

Microdermabrasion can be used to address a variety of skin issues, including:

  • Dull skin
  • Sun damage
  • Acne Scars
  • Fine Lines
  • Clogged pores

Who is a Good Candidate for Microdermabrasion?

Individuals who wish to improve the appearance of their complexion and maintain healthy, clear skin can often benefit from microdermabrasion treatments.

The Microdermabrasion Treatment

This treatment is a highly effective skin resurfacing treatment that combines exfoliation, vacuuming, and removal of dead skin cells. This treatment improves skin tone, elasticity, discoloration, restores clarity, reduces large pores, fine lines and crepiness. Your skin will look and feel dramatically smoother, cleaner and tighter; revealing a fresh, healthy and glowing complexion. This treatment is followed up with a calming mask the skin.


There are minimal side effects and downtime associated with microdermabrasion. Some patients may experience mild swelling and redness; however, this should resolve with time. Makeup can be applied once the skin normalized, and you may return to your normal daily activities. Be sure to wear sunscreen when spending time outdoors to protect your skin and prolong results.

Most patients need a series of treatments to see optimal results, which can range from 5-12 spaced 2-4 weeks apart.

Precision & Experience

Dr. Jason Cooper is a Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon whose patient-centered approach and meticulous attention to detail produce excellent results.

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