If your over-the-counter skin treatments are no longer giving you the results you desire, but you aren't interested in more invasive procedures, it may be time to consider dermaplaning. Dermaplaning is an innovative cosmetic procedure and facial rejuvenation technique that smooths the surface of the skin by removing dead skin cells and fine facial hair for a radiant, youthful complexion. Sometimes referred to as dermablading, this procedure is performed with a careful scraping technique and a facial blade. Our aesthetic team is proud to offer dermaplaning as a standalone procedure or as an add-on to another facial treatment at Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute in Lansdale, PA and Fort Washington, PA. Dermaplaning is very well-known these days because while it is noninvasive, it helps patients to attain beautiful, smooth skin.
"My teenage daughter and I are both patients of Dr. Kasper. The reception area is modern and bright. The reception area staff is always welcoming. Dr. Kasper is friendly and efficient. Wait time is short, which I appreciate. I am thinking about booking an aesthetician appointment or two in the near future."- M.A. / Yelp / Jun 30, 2019
"Woowwwww! Went in for a while body exam because I gave fair skin. Best experience I have had at a dermatologist, or maybe at any doctors office ever. So clean. Punctual. Organized. Pleasant. The PA Amy that I saw was personable, pleasant and knowledgeable! What a tremendously positive experience! Would highly recommend !"- M.S. / Yelp / Feb 26, 2020
"Excellent service from front desk to providers!!"- D.P. / Google / Feb 20, 2020
"Absolutely a positive experience. The office is really well designed. I walked in and was greeted and taken care of right away. The woman doing my registration was very nice. The doctor (Dr. Manion) was friendly and all business. Took care of my issue that day in less than 5 minutes. Pain free. Solid explanations. Great doctor. Scheduling a follow up was easy too. Amanda made it seamless and simple."- B.M. / Google / Feb 14, 2020
"I am new to this practice so I have only been there twice so I cannot make an overall rating yet. I will say that the check in receptionist was great. There was a discrepancy with my copay, the woman double checked the information and verified on her end what she was seeing which was incorrect. She then took me at my word and charged me the copay that I paid last time in case what I was saying was accurate. I confirmed later with the office building department (which was also a very pleasant and positive phone call) The front desk woman did not argue and neither did I. It was just a very pleasant transaction that in my experience with payment does not happen very often so it was refreshing and I am very grateful to her. Same thing with the billing department Jennifer I believe was very patient, kind, and helpful. Even though I've only been here for 2 visits so far top notch help and service. I truly appreciate what everyone has done for me so far."- J.B. / Google / Jan 30, 2020
Dermaplaning Ideal Candidates
Dermablading and dermaplaning are safe skin treatments for most skin tones and types. Men and women suffering from severe acne should discuss the benefits and risks in detail with their skin care technician beforehand. The best candidates for dermaplaning:
- Are seeking an alternative to chemical peels and microdermabrasion
- Do not have rosacea
- Have a moderate amount of fine facial hair
- Do not have skin that is highly sensitive
- Have uneven skin tone
Dermaplaning Procedure Technique
Dermaplaning procedures are typically completed in our office as an outpatient procedure and are often combined during a facial or another skin care treatment. After cleaning the skin, the treatment will begin with a careful scraping of the surface of the skin with a blade. The technician will skim the treatment area repeatedly until the needed areas have been evenly treated. The amount of time needed will vary, depending on whether part of or the entire face is being addressed. During your consultation, a technician will explain the process to you.
What to Expect with Dermaplaning
After your dermaplaning session, your skin may appear a bit pink. This is a normal reaction that will subside in the coming days. Patients will need to avoid prolonged sun exposure because the skin will be very sensitive in the days following your treatment. You can expect immediate results after the treatment as dermaplaning reveals softer, smoother skin tight away. Your skin will be radiant and soft, which makes dermaplaning a great procedure to seek out right before a formal event or a night out. To help you care for your skin, our team will discuss a recommended skin care routine with you, including the regular application of sunscreen.
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Rejuvenate with Dermaplaning
The Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute offers high-quality, top-notch aesthetic care to individuals in the Fort Washington, PA area and the Lansdale, PA area. Utilizing innovative techniques, our dermatology team provides maximum results in a minimal fashion. Dermaplaning is a popular aesthetic treatment found to even out and soften your skin to highlight your natural beauty. If you would like to learn more about this cosmetic treatment or if you are ready to schedule your consultation with one of our skilled aestheticians, contact our office today.