By Licensed Medical Practitioners
If you’ve ever felt frustrated by the different ways you’ve tried to care for your basic skin needs, we understand completely. At Florida Aesthetics and Medical Weight Loss, our wide array of skincare treatments has expanded and now includes dermaplaning treatment in the Tampa Bay Area. It is both safe and effective, a less-invasive alternative to laser treatments.
Dermaplaning removes dead skin cells and vellus hair (peach fuzz) safely and effectively. It reveals a smoother skin and brighter complexion.
The procedure, which requires no anesthetic, involves holding your skin firmly while gently moving the blade across your face. Our board-certified aestheticians will use a small, sterile exfoliation scalpel to exfoliate top layers of skin and gently scrape off the top layer of dulling dead skin cells. The treatment helps to clean your skin, so that your daily skin care products can work even more effectively.
Forehead, cheeks, chin, nose and neck are candidate areas that could benefit from dermaplaning.
Indications and contraindications
You should try dermaplaning if you suffer from rough, uneven skin surface, fine wrinkles, post-acne spots and other skin imperfections. If you have deep cystic acne, it is recommended that you wait until breakouts are clear before trying this treatment. Dermaplaning is a great option for pregnant or nursing women, as it does not involve the risk of harsh chemicals absorbing into the blood stream.
Contraindications include sensitive skin, rosacea, couperosis, and acute dermatosis.
Result before and after
Dermaplaning does not take too long, and some of its results are visible immediately after treatment. It helps to revitalize your skin and bring back a more youthful look by removing dead skin cells. It also effectively removes vellus hair, or the unwanted “fuzz” on your face. Skin texture and skin tone will improve right away. Some of the other visible effects which may take longer to see include a reduction in wrinkles and dark spots and doing away with facial hair.
After the treatment, you should expect an instant improvement in your skin texture and tone. Longer-term effects include increased cell turnover and a noticeable decrease of wrinkles and dark spots. Dermaplaning can also reduce acne scarring, and remove fine facial hair.
Dermaplaning is a safe and effective way for you to revitalize yourself and look more youthful. All our specialists are board-certified and experienced. Call our Brandon location to learn more about the cost of dermaplaning treatment and to schedule a consultation! During the consultation, our expert will perform a checkup of your skin condition to determine whether dermaplaning is beneficial for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
You also offer microdermabrasion. What is the difference between Dermaplaning and Microdermabrasion?
The two treatments aim at achieving the same results using are different forms of physical exfoliation.
Microdermabrasion sands dead skin cells to uproot clogged pores while dermaplaning safely scrapes off the top layer of skin. Dermaplaning works better for drier skin and for removing peach fuzz.
What does the dermaplaning treatment feel like?
Dermaplaning is a painless treatment. You should expect a sensation compared to the sensation you feel when shaving your legs.
The treatment takes about 30 minutes and involves cleansing and drying your skin and scraping off the dead skin cells and peach fuzz using a sterile blade.
Should I expect any immediate side effects?
The treatment does not cause any side effects nor it requires a downtime. However, the treatment will cause your skin to be highly sensitive to sun exposure and may look very pink. Apply a sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher to the treated area to reduce the risk of hyperpigmentation.
What results should I anticipate after the treatment?
The results may vary in each particular case, of course, but you should expect all your peach fuzz gone! Your skin will look more radiant with a smooth and even skin tone and texture. It gives your skin a more youthful look, texture, tone and feel.