Microdermabrasion Specialist

Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic

Jean-Denis Boucher, MD, FAAD

Dermatologist located in San Antonio, TX

Want your skin to look younger and more vibrant than ever? Microdermabrasion treatments can do all that and more. At Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic in San Antonio, Dr. Jean-Denis Boucher offers this nonsurgical treatment to remove dead, dull skin cells and let the fresher, younger-looking skin underneath shine through. To learn more about the benefits of microdermabrasion, schedule an appointment online or by calling the office.

Microdermabrasion Q & A

by Jean-Denis Boucher, MD, FAAD

What is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a mechanical exfoliation, or micro-resurfacing, of your skin. The treatment stimulates your body’s natural healing response and produces healthy cells for younger-looking skin.

After just one treatment, you can see dramatic results, including improved skin texture and tone with long-lasting results.

What is involved with microdermabrasion?

Dr. Boucher uses a handheld microdermabrasion instrument that features a diamond tip to remove the old, dead skin cells. During the exfoliation process, Dr. Boucher also triggers your body’s natural healing response by suctioning the unhealthy skin.

Microdermabrasion can treat numerous skin conditions, such as:

  • Superficial acne scars
  • Dilated pores
  • Fine lines
  • Age spots
  • Stretch marks
  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Microdermabrasion can also reduce the appearance of comedones, skin-colored bumps that result from pore blockages that are generally found on your forehead and chin. Open comedones are more commonly known as blackheads, and closed comedones are commonly known as whiteheads.

What can I expect after microdermabrasion?

After a microdermabrasion treatment, you may notice skin redness and the sensation of a mild sunburn. These side effects will go away after a few days, and your skin will look smoother and healthier. You can return to your normal activities without limitations.

To help you heal properly and maintain your results, you should always wear an SPF-protective sunscreen.

What are the benefits of microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion offers several benefits and is a safe and effective way to reduce the appearance of fine lines and age spots. The procedure can also treat common skin problems, including whiteheads and blackheads, without any downtime.

Dr. Boucher can perform microdermabrasion treatments in as little as 30 minutes, and you can resume your normal activities immediately afterward. Due to the ease of treatment, you can even enjoy a microdermabrasion treatment on your lunch hour and go back to work without limitations.

Another benefit of microdermabrasion is the continued improvement of your skin’s appearance as new skin cells continue growing. Over time, you can expect your skin’s tone and texture to look and feel better than ever.

To schedule a microdermabrasion consultation, book an appointment online or by calling Lone Star State Dermatology directly.