Microdermabrasion Side Effects

You're reading Microdermabrasion Side Effects, posted on Monday, June 15th, 2009 at 8:19 pm in Acne, Health Tips, Skin Conditions, on BrainBloggers at the Stay Healthy blog. More after the jump.

As with any kind of medical treatment that is performed there are distinct risks that must be taken into consideration. Microdermabrasion has corresponding risks and side effects that individuals need to considered before choosing to utilize it. We have listed many side effects that must be expected – but it is better to discuss this further with your physician.

Stats show that the majority of people who have gone through microdermabrasion do not have any side effects. Anyone who does will usually experience a few of the more mild side effects that will not last for a long time. These ordinary side effects ordinarily occur on the face and include; redness, itching, dry skin, and peeling.

You may confuse these signs with a sun burn. They will commonly leave within a couple of days. The skin can peel for an entire week – but this is necessary and a large part of how the skin has the ability to heal properly. Many of the side effects stimulated by microdermabrasion is because the patient’s new skin has become ultra delicate.

Along with a few side effects are certain health risks that are able to come about if the medical procedure is not performed correctly. Because of this it is important that you utilize a doctor who has a dependable reputation of getting the job done the right way and you can see the successful treatments that they have executed. The risks are:

Infection
Microdermabrasion crystals falling in the eyes
Breathing in microdermabrasion crystals.

When the microdermabrasion crystals get in the eyes they are able to cause discomfort that can be uncomfortable. Yet, this is not serious to the individual. Breathing In the crystals is uncomfortable and is able to cause a person to have problems breathing for a short period of time. The crystals are not toxic in any way.

Individuals who use microdermabrasion to treat acne scars will observe spots on their face that will only be temporary. This is normal and is part of the process of the exfoliating process. During this process the pores are getting rid of the bacteria that causes the acne.