Deciding on a plastic surgeon to perform your procedure is an important decision. It is essential that you feel confident that you are making the right choice. We have provided testimonials of plastic surgery patients that have placed their trust in Dr. Balakhani to perform their procedures.

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It’s difficult to adequately express my gratitude to you for all that you have done for me. I am delighted with the results of my surgery. I cannot thank you enough.


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Mehdi Balakhani, D.D.S., M.D., F.A.C.S. is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Christiana Care Systems and Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. He has been selected by nurses and his peers as a top doctor in Delaware since 1992. Dr. Balakhani is Board Certified in both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1983. He has contributed more than 20 cosmetic surgery instructional exhibits to the Medical Society of Delaware over the past 20 years. He has provided more than 200 educational seminars for public education in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.


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How Microdermabrasion Restores Your Skin’s Luminosity

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Ever gaze in the mirror and wish your skin looked brighter? If you’re dealing with dullness, clogged pores, or fine lines, microdermabrasion can help. This popular skincare treatment is known for revealing a brighter, more luminous complexion and rejuvenating the skin’s surface.

How Microdermabrasion Works

Microdermabrasion offers a powerful solution for achieving a radiant and youthful complexion. This non-surgical treatment gently removes the outermost layer of dead skin cells, unclogs pores, and stimulates the production of collagen, a protein vital for skin firmness.

The Exfoliating Power of Microdermabrasion

The process utilizes a specialized device that sprays tiny crystals onto the skin’s surface. These crystals act as a gentle abrasive, removing the dull, lifeless stratum corneum, the outermost layer of dead skin cells. As this layer is cleared away, microdermabrasion reveals the fresher, healthier skin beneath, resulting in a brighter, more luminous appearance.

Boosting Collagen and Pore Health

The treatment doesn’t stop at exfoliation. The device’s dual action also includes a vacuum mechanism. This helps to increase blood flow and stimulate lymphatic drainage, further contributing to a healthier complexion.

Collagen Production

One of the most significant advantages of microdermabrasion is its ability to stimulate collagen production. Collagen is the protein responsible for keeping skin firm and elastic. Collagen production naturally decreases as we age, leading to wrinkles and sagging. Microdermabrasion helps to counteract this process by encouraging the skin to produce more collagen, maintaining its firmness, and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Unclogging Pores for Clearer Skin

Over time, dirt, oil, and dead skin cells can accumulate in the pores, leading to blemishes. By thoroughly exfoliating the skin and clearing out these blockages, microdermabrasion helps to prevent breakouts and promotes clearer, healthier skin.

A Revitalized You

The combined effects of microdermabrasion exfoliation, collagen stimulation, and pore cleansing can lead to a rejuvenated skin surface. You’ll experience a brighter, smoother, and more radiant complexion, revealing a noticeably more youthful and revitalized you.

The Process and What to Expect

During a microdermabrasion session, your skin will be cleansed thoroughly to remove any makeup or surface oils. The microdermabrasion device is then passed over the skin, and you might feel a mild scratching or vibrating sensation. The treatment is generally painless and typically takes about 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the area being treated.

After the procedure, your skin may appear slightly pink or red, similar to a mild sunburn, but this usually subsides within a few hours. It’s important to keep your skin hydrated and protected from the sun following a microdermabrasion treatment to enhance the results and avoid any irritation.

Why Choose Microdermabrasion with Mehdi Balakhani, MD

At Mehdi Balakhani, MD in Delaware, we offer microdermabrasion as part of our comprehensive facial procedures. Our skilled team develops each treatment to suit your skin’s unique needs, maximizing the benefits and providing you with the best possible outcome. The Mehdi Balakhani Skin Care Center combines advanced techniques with a thorough understanding of skincare to help you achieve a luminous, refreshed complexion.

Arrange Your Consultation

Ready to rejuvenate your skin with microdermabrasion? Consult Dr. Mehdi Balakhani, a plastic surgeon in Delaware. Our expert team will guide you, answer questions, and create a personalized treatment plan. Restore luminosity and achieve a radiant complexion with our professional care. Contact us to schedule your consultation today.

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