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Microdermabrasion

Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology located in Worcester, MA
Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion services offered in Worcester, MA


In under an hour, microdermabrasion can remove the dead and damaged cells from your skin’s surface that obscure its natural brightness. At The Dermatology Center of Worcester in Worcester, Massachusetts, the team of skin experts uses microdermabrasion to smooth out scars and minimize spots and uneven tones. To learn more about microdermabrasion and decide if it’s the right cosmetic procedure for you, call The Dermatology Center of Worcester, or book an appointment online today.

Microdermabrasion Q&A

What is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic procedure for your skin that exfoliates its surface. Using a handheld device, the team at The Dermatology Center of Worcester carefully removes the uppermost layer of skin cells while leaving the underlying healthy cells unharmed. This takes away many of the surface-layer damages and spots. 

The painless procedure takes just 30-40 minutes to complete for your face. If you decide to treat your neck too, it takes an additional 20 minutes or so. Depending on the level of aging your skin shows, you may need anywhere from 5-16 treatments in total.

Like other cosmetic treatments available at The Dermatology Center of Worcester, microdermabrasion has a main purpose of making your skin look beautiful. It doesn’t treat medical skin conditions but can remove many unfavorable cosmetic features.

What are the benefits of microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion effectively minimizes or removes issues with your skin’s tone or texture. During your consultation, the team examines your skin and takes note of the signs of aging. They can then use microdermabrasion to minimize:

  • Dullness
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Age spots
  • Acne scars
  • Melasma

Microdermabrasion leaves your skin in the perfect state to absorb beneficial nutrients. The team can make recommendations for serums and other products that enhance your skin’s natural brightness. 

How should I prepare for microdermabrasion?

Preparing for microdermabrasion begins with your consultation at The Dermatology Center of Worcester. The team goes over your medical history and the medications you currently take to make sure you can safely undergo the exfoliative procedure.

During your consultation, the team tells you what results you can expect and the potential side effects. They also examine your skin. Be sure to allow your skin plenty of time to heal from any rashes, irritation, wounds, and sunburns before undergoing microdermabrasion and similar procedures like DiamondGlow®. 

The team also encourages you to stop smoking and to avoid various medications and products in the days leading up to your treatment, including aspirin and retinol. 

If you’re interested in getting smoother and brighter skin with microdermabrasion, call The Dermatology Center of Worcester or book an appointment online today.