Microderm in San Francisco, California

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Pure MedSpa San Francisco - Stonestown Galleria

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.

San Francisco Plastic Surgery & Laser Center

The San Francisco Plastic Surgery & Laser Center run by Board-Certified Dr. Usha Rajagopal is a licensed in-suite surgical facility located near Union Square, San Francisco. Facial surgery, skin treatments, laser treatments, body sculpting are available including post-surgical home care, door-to-door medical shuttle service and hotel reservations for friends and family at discounted prices, as well as overnight patient care. A microderm abrasion session lasts 30 minutes.

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Kathleen M. Welsh

Dr. Welsh's practice is located in Post St., San Francisco, employs 5 trained professional women. The surgery provides skin rejuvenation and laser services for a variety of common problems. Skin rejuvenation techniques include chemical peels, micro derm abrasion, Thermage, Fraxel, Titan skin tightening.

Tru Spa

The treatments offered in this San Francisco day spa are focused on providing products, procedures and ingredients for skin rejuvenation and relaxation. This day spa is located in the Hilton San Francisco Financial District hotel. Their microderm treatment is called Clean Sweep.

Aesthetic Enhancement Clinic

Dr. Fred Suess has practiced plastic surgery in San Francisco since 1979. He is on the staff of California Pacific Medical Center and Saint Francis Hospital. His staff is specialized in facial enhancement, facial implant, body contouring, skin cancer treatment and laser hair removal. Microbrasion is offered as a facial enhancement procedure.

Accent On Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Rosenberg is Medical Director of this center in San Francisco which cosmetic surgery, crystal free (diamond) micro dermabrasion, face lifts, nose surgery, breast enlargement and tummy tucks. Serves Palo Alto, San Francisco and San Jose.

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: Is Microdermal Abrasion Good On Red Marks?

A: By removing the top layer of the skin, personal micoderm abrasion diminishes or even removes superficial red marks. Deeper red marks require a more invasive procedure, like deep chemical peeling or laser resurfacing.

Q: Is Microdermabasion As Good As Surgery?

A: Surgery has more dramatic results and is also effective on more severe skin imperfections. Superficial lines, scars, stretch marks and acne marks are best treated with microdermabarasion.

Q: Does Microbrasion Work On Your Back?

A: Do-It-Yourself microdermabrasions products can be used on your back as long as it's especially formulated as a body micro dermabrasion set. Using a face microderm abrasion kit on your back will not have the desired results because it's much too mild to have a significant effect on your back. Spa microabrasions is suitable for use on the back.

Q: Is Microderm Good On Face Complexion?

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

Q: Microderm Is It Recommended If I Have Eczema?

A: Eczema sufferers should not use microderm abrasian This procedures is somewhat invasive to the skin (any skin rejuvenation treatment is to some extent) and can worsen their condition. This applies to home microdermabrasion as well, despite its mild effect.

Q: Is Microderm Good On Clogged Pores?

A: By exfoliating the top layer of the skin, microdermabrasian tool 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 Are The Benefits Associated With Microderm Abrasion?

A: One major benefit is the minimum risks and side effects associated with microdermabasion Unlike dermabrasion or laser skin resurfacing, microdermabrasions takes no more than 30-60 minutes and can be successfully used on the face as well as the body (neck, chest, back and hands). If time or money is an issue, the procedure is also available as a cheap self micro dermal abrasion kit (well known brands include Neutrogena, Mary Kay, L'Oreal, Oil of Olay, Homedics, etc). It removes only the very top skin layer which is why it's considered to be the least invasive cosmetic procedure. It doesn't require anesthesia and has virtually no down time after treatment. It can be performed on all skin types and colors without risks and side effects.

Q: Is Micro Abrasion Effective For Your Skin?

A: By resurfacing the top layer of the skin, personal microderma abrasion does work. After a full treatment of 6-12 sessions, most people notice significant improvement in skin tone and texture. The face looks younger, feels smoother, and has fewer superficial scars, fine wrinkles, enlarged or clogged pores. More severe skin imperfections require more invasive procedures like laser or chemical peeling. Home micro derma brasion is also not as effective as doctor-performed microderm abrasian.

Q: Is Microdermbrasion Good On Scars?

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

Q: Is Microderm Abrasion Effective On Sensitive Skin?

A: OTC microdermabration system is appropriate for all skin types (including those with sensitive skin ) because this procedure sandblasts only the outermost skin layer which is made of dead skin cells. There's no damage to live tissue which could cause scarring or severe irritation. The exfoliation process involved in office micro abrasion helps the skin renew itself quicker and more effectively.

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