Microderm in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Pure MedSpa Indianapolis

Pure Med Spa has quickly become the largest network of aesthetic skincare providers in the United States and Canada. Pure's success can be attributed to its winning combination of cutting-edge technology, and the pampered experience and services of a deluxe spa. Pure Med Spa's facilities employ only the best skin care providers in the industry, including medically trained and accredited physicians, nurses and aestheticians.

The Gillian Institute

With two offices in Indianapolis, Indiana, this facility provides mainly laser hair removal and skin care procedures, such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, photo rejuvenation, micropigmentation and facials. Microdermabrasion treatments are performed by licensed aestheticians, under the supervision of board certified Dr. Kimberly Short.

IEC - The Indiana Eye Clinic

The Indiana Eye Clinic was founded in 1979 and is serving the state of Indiana, through its two offices - one in Greenwood and one in Plainfield. They offer, among other procedures: Cool Touch laser, blepharoplasty, Radiesse, microdermabrasion, laser hair modification and tattoo removal, treatments for rejuvenate aging skin & sun-damaged skin. California Peel is the particular type of microdermabrasion treatment they perform.

NOTE: The information on this page was last checked for accuracy in June 2007. Please contact the surgeries for up to date information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How Safe Is Having Microbrasion After Retinol?

A: You must stop using Retinol products for 14 days before microderma abrasion treatment because Retinol makes the skin more sensitive and the combined effect can cause irritations and scarring. This applies to personal kits and dermatologist-performed treatment.

Q: Does Micro Derm Abrasion Make Pimple Scarring Smaller?

A: By removing the top layer of skin, microdemabrasion pulverizes away the dead skin layer (the outermost layer) in order to even out skin texture and pimple scarring. Deeper pimple scars needs more invasive non-surgical techniques, like deep chemical peels or laser facial resurface.

Q: Does Microabrasion Remove Tattoos?

A: Micro dermabration works by sandblasting the outermost skin layer but cannot abrade deeper skin layers where tattooed skin cells are which is why it cannot remove tattoos. Tatoo removal needs laser or surgical procedures which are invasive enough to reach pigmented skin cells.

Q: Microdermabasion Is It Suitable For You?

A: The right candidate for microdermabrastion is anyone over 14 who wants to get rid of superficial acne scars, blotchy skin, large pores, age or sun spots, fine wrinkles or uneven skin tone and texture. All skin types and colors can be treated with microdermbrasion. But if you are pregnant, nursing or suffering from a chronic skin disease, or have been on Accutane or had laser surgery recently, consult with a specialist before having this treatment.

Q: Does Microdermabrasion Help If I Have Rosacea?

A: Rosacea is one of the main contraindications of microdermabrasion, because the exfoliation process worsens rosacea symptoms (redness, itchiness, flaking). Self microderma sets are not recommended either (even though they are milder).

Q: Microbrasion Is It Recommended For Clogged Pores?

A: By exfoliating the top layer of the skin, cosmetic microderm abrasion kit cleans deep into the pore and removes excess oil and dirt which causes clogged pores. Most pores are unclogged while the more stubborn ones become less visible.

Q: What Is The Price For Microderma?

A: Compared to other non-surgical procedures, dermatologist-performed microdermabrasions is the least expensive skin rejuvenation procedure. For example, microdermabration kits cost between $15 and $200, depending on contents and brand. Kits that include a rotating hand-held device designed to massage the crystal cream onto your face are the most expensive (and the most effective). The price of a single microdermabasion treatment at a beauty salon or spa varies between $75 and $200. One full face session at a surgeon or dermatologist office costs somewhere between $100 and $300, not including initial consultation fees (which may cost an additional $150). You may need an average of 9 treatments and 4 maintenance sessions for best results which makes a full micro dermal abrasion treatment cost around $1,600 per year.

Q: How Good Is Microdermbrasion For Face Complexion?

A: This procedure exfoliates the top layer of skin which consists of dead skin cells. Microdermabrasions system stimulates collagen production, essential to a beautiful face complexion and also evens out skin texture and tone.

Q: Is Microderm Abrasion As Effective As Laser Resurfacing?

A: Laser resurfacing is more invasive and also more effective on deeper skin imperfections. Microderm abrasian gives better results on superficial scars, lines and stretch marks.

Q: How Old To Start Micro Dermabrasion?

A: There is no official contraindication regarding age for microbrasion patients, but it would be best to wait until you are 14 before you have it. If you have it earlier, the hormonal changes and the fact that your skin hasn't yet fully formed all of its recovering systems may affect the final outcome of the treatment.

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