What is the recovery time for microdermabrasion?

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Huntington, NY area patients interested in microdermabrasion often have many questions about this treatment, from how the process works to what they can expect for recovery time. Dr. Roger Koreen and the staff at the Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center work closely with patients to help them choose procedures that best suit their needs. Microdermabrasion is a popular choice because it is non-invasive though effective and affordable.

Why choose microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is often considered when patients have several skin concerns they want to address with just one treatment. Microdermabrasion uses small crystals to exfoliate the skin and bring forth a healthier, fresher looking glow. Microdermabrasion can be used to treat:

  • Large pore size or clogged pores
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Poor skin tone and texture
  • Dry or rough skin
  • Hyperpigmentation (sun spots)
  • Scarring

What is expected for recovery time?

Microdermabrasion is mild, and many patients who undergo the procedure get back to their day with little interruption. The skin is often a little red but this can be easily disguised with cosmetics, if necessary. However, leaving the skin make-up free the rest of the day is always a good idea whenever possible.

How long does microdermabrasion take?

The time needed for an appointment with be based on the area being treated. For patients seeking just microdermabrasion of the face, most visits will be approximately thirty minutes.

Ready to find out more about microdermabrasion?

The team of the Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center encourages patients to speak to them about the many benefits provided by microdermabrasion and other cosmetic skin services available. Our practice is where the health and beauty of your skin is priority! Contact us by calling (631) 417-3300 or visiting the practice at 28 Elm Street. Dr. Roger Koreen and our team of professionals are here to help!

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Roger Koreen, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Roger Koreen, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Dr. Roger Koreen has dedicated nearly three decades to delivering a full range of dermatology services to over 90,000 patients. He received his medical training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine before going on to complete his residency at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. As a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, as well as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Koreen is committed to continuing education and training. In addition to his practice, Dr. Koreen is also a staff member at Huntington Hospital.

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