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Where has the time gone?
You can see the effects on your face in the wrinkles, age spots, scars, sun damage that have shown up over the years. Want to <em>get back the natural glow you had when you were younger</em>. One solution may be visiting Dr. Namita Murthy, who can determine if <strong>dermabrasion in Annapolis, MD</strong> is your ideal solution. Call to learn more about your options for skin resurfacing.
Dermabrasion is a treatment that utilizes a handheld motorized device such as a wire brush or diamond wheel. These devices, dermabraders, have rough edges that remove the surface of the skin, resulting in controlled surgical scraping.
Removing the top layer of dead skin cells. In addition, it removes the upper layers of the epidermis. Your natural healing process causes results in enhancing collagen production. Collagen is the protein that gives your skin its structure. As the area heals, new skin grows in its place. The skin that grows back is usually smoother.
Dermabrasion is a type of skin resurfacing technique that can reduce the signs of aging on your skin.
It is also very effective in treating scars and uneven skin tone. Even tattoos can be removed with dermabrasion. In addition to reducing the signs of aging, dermabrasion can improve skin that has been scarred in an accident or a previous surgery. It can also remove pre-cancerous growths. The treatment can be done on the whole face or just a small area.
It is also used on other areas of the body to help resurface areas with scars or tattoos. Dr. Namita Murthy is dedicated to helping you become your ideal self by offering safe treatments that will have you looking years younger and refreshed. If you are interested in Dermabrasion in Annapolis, Dr. Murthy can help.
When you meet with Dr. Murthy in Annapolis, dermabrasion and its effects will be discussed. You will determine if it meets your hope for skin rejuvenation.
Depending on the problems that need correction, she may outline additional resurfacing treatments that are available. In addition to dermabrasion, Dr. Murthy may suggest other treatments such as chemical peels, microneedling, laser resurfacing, IPL Photofacial, or plasma skin resurfacing. The choice depends on what you want the cosmetic treatment to correct and how much recovery time you can handle.
After discussing the goals for the condition of your skin, Dr. Murthy will first examine your skin. She will explain the steps in the dermabrasion process.
With dermabrasion, your skin will have a numbing cream applied. You may want to have a sedative or general anesthesia depending on the amount of treatment and your level of pain tolerance. Your skin will be held taut, and Dr. Murthy will use the handheld dermabrader to scrape the top layer of skin until the scar or wrinkle is less visible. In large areas, she will use a circular device. In smaller areas, Dr. Murthy may use one with a small tip. The treated skin will be protectively covered with a moist dressing.
If you have dermabrasion to remove a tattoo, the dermabrader will remove the layers of skin that contain the ink. This will result in an open wound that needs to be cared for after the procedure. Additional dermabrasion sessions may be needed to remove some tattoos. Dr. Murthy will explain your follow-up care which will include minimizing sun exposure and using gentle facial care products to extend the benefits of the treatment. The whole process can take a few minutes to over an hour depending on how much of your skin is being treated.
Usually the following day, you will return to the office to have the dressings changed. You will need to change the dressings based on Dr. Murthy’s instructions. She will also explain what products to use to prolong the good effects of the treatment.
Your skin will be pink and swollen and it may tingle or feel like it is burning. It will scab over as it starts healing. It will be sensitive for several weeks. It may take as much as three months before your skin tone returns to normal, but you can use cosmetics to hide the redness after the skin has healed.
Remember that your skin is still subject to the same aging process. As a result, dermabrasion is not permanent, but you will see a dramatic improvement. It may take several months before the full results become visible.
In Annapolis, MD, dermabrasion provided by Dr. Namita Murthy will give your skin a new radiance, reducing the signs of aging, including sun damage and fine wrinkles. Age spots will be faded or removed completely. Skin tone will be more even, and the appearance of scars should be reduced significantly. Many Dermabrasion patients report feeling more self-confident after recovering from dermabrasion and seeing their newly rejuvenated face.
Dr. Namita Murthy approaches every treatment with a personal touch, ensuring the most natural and healthy look possible. She has a feminine aesthetic eye that can help you become the best version of yourself. Contact Dr. Murthy for dermabrasion in Annapolis, MD.