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At Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery, our team of cosmetic experts offers a range of minimally invasive treatments, allowing patients to enjoy more youthful and vibrant skin. One excellent option for a range of common concerns is microdermabrasion. This popular treatment thoroughly exfoliates the skin, improving skin health and appearance both at the surface and below. Detroit area patients can turn to Dr. Rouchdi Rifai and his team for superior microdermabrasion results.

What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive method of rejuvenating the skin by using tiny crystals to exfoliate the skin. At the same time, gentle suction removes dead skin cells and other impurities. By thoroughly exfoliating the skin, microdermabrasion reveals a naturally youthful appearance, smooths the surface, and stimulates new collagen production. This means that patients can enjoy smoother, firmer, and generally more youthful-looking skin with long-term results.

How is Microdermabrasion Performed?

Prior to microdermabrasion, it is best if patients refrain from smoking or taking medications and supplements that have anti-inflammatory or blood-thinning properties.

Microdermabrasion treatment typically takes about 30-60 minutes to complete. During the treatment, a microdermabrasion handpiece is directed to the treatment area, where micro-crystals will be used to thoroughly exfoliate. At the same time, a mild suction device will remove dead skin cells and other debris from the surface. Microdermabrasion is a pain-free procedure. As needed, your provider may then apply skin care products to enhance your results.

Meet Dr. Rifai

Board-Certified Cosmetic Surgeon

A talented, board-certified cosmetic surgeon with more than forty years of experience, Dr. Rifai uses only the finest equipment in our clean, state-of-the-art facility. Dr. Rifai knows that taking time to listen and learn about your expectations is essential to giving you the results you want. He will answer your questions and explain the treatment options in detail. Dr. Rifai is devoted to improving the way you look, the way you perceive yourself, and the way others see you.

Meet Dr. Rifai

Who is a Good Candidate for Microdermabrasion?

Most patients are good candidates for microdermabrasion, as the treatment is non-invasive and requires no downtime. Often, microdermabrasion can be used as an alternative for patients who wish to avoid more invasive treatments. Many conditions can be treated using microdermabrasion. These include:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sun damage
  • Uneven pigmentation, age spots, sun spots, and freckles
  • Stretch marks
  • Scarring, including acne scars
  • Dullness or dryness
  • Enlarged pores
  • Rough or uneven texture

Microdermabrasion can be suitable for multiple treatment areas. This includes the face, neck, chest, or hands. During a consultation, Dr. Rifai or our expert providers will evaluate your concerns, skin type, and goals for the procedure to determine whether microdermabrasion is right for you.

After Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion does not require downtime. Results should be immediately visible, with smoother and softer skin. Following treatment, it is normal for the skin to be somewhat sensitive. It is recommended that patients use moisturizers, avoid direct sun exposure, and apply SPF as directed. For a majority of microdermabrasion patients, results can be seen for up to one month after the procedure.

While a single treatment will improve the appearance of your skin, it is generally recommended to undergo routine treatments to maintain the results. This allows you to gradually improve results over time and enjoy smoother and more youthful skin long-term. For most patients, treatments are recommended approximately every two to three weeks. During your consultation, a customized treatment plan can be determined.

What Our Patients Say

“I just love my visits at Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery for all my skin care needs. It’s nice to walk in and be greeted by Megan. She is very friendly and she makes you feel welcome with all of your skin care needs. Dr. Fadi Is friendly and patient when it comes to listening to my skin care. He’s truly one of the best in the business! I would highly recommended booking an appointment as soon as they become available. They have special packages every few months and the results last a long time.”

- ML

“Katelyn has done such an amazing job. She is so easy to talk to while being thorough and informative, always keeping me in the loop with what she is doing. I always felt comfortable and felt like she really cared about what was best for me. I cannot wait for my next appointment with her and would recommend her to anyone looking to be in the best of hands.”

- DM

“I love my experience’s at Birmingham Cosmetics. Kaitlyn is amazing with injections. I get an improved look without being overdone. Brittany gives a great hydro glow facial and she does an excellent job on dermaplaning. It is a truly pampered experience and I always feel refreshed afterwards. Thank you for the awesome care you take with me.”

- ES

Schedule a Consultation

To learn more about microdermabrasion or other nonsurgical treatment options, schedule a consultation at Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery. Call (248) 723-9370 or contact us online to set up your first appointment.

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