Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling therapy that gently exfoliates the outer layer of the skin, revealing smooth skin underneath. During treatment a small tool sprays or rubs crystals to exfoliate the skin. The procedure is approx. 30 mins. Since microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive procedure, patients experience very few side effects. You may notice redness, dryness and flaking for a few days post procedure. FAQ’s 1. What to avoid before microdermabrasion? Stop taking aspirin based medication, Retinol, glycolic acid, salicylic acid and any lightening or whitening moisturisers and serums. Avoid sunbathing or waxing a week prior to treatment. 2. What to avoid after microdermabrasion? Avoid scratching or picking the skin surface that has been treated. Avoid waxing, IPL (photofacial) and lasers for 1 week post laser. 3. How often should can I get do MDA treatments? MDA treatments can be done every 4-6 weeks.