Microdermabrasion is a virtually painless method of exfoliating and polishing your skin to achieve a healthy glow and eliminate or reduce fine lines. A combination of abrasion and suction is used to take away the outermost layer of skin, which will leave your skin a pink for a few hours and then nearly perfect. Most dermatologists recommend a series of at least six treatments for optimal results. Many salons and spas offer the treatment, however, a dermatologist has access to much more powerful equipment, resulting in much better overall outcomes. Microdermabrasion is a safe and effective skin-freshening technique that helps repair facial skin that has suffered the effects of sun and aging. An esthetician uses a device like a fine sandblaster to spray tiny crystals across the face, mixing gentle abrasion with suction to remove the dead, outer layer of skin. As with other skin rejuvenation techniques, more than one treatment may be needed to reduce or remove fine wrinkles and unwanted pigmentation.Request a Consultation
About Dr. Tahl N. Humes
Dr. Humes owns and serves as the medical director to Vitahl Medical Aesthetics in Denver, Colorado. She graduated with a BS from Indiana University, completed Medical School at Touro University in California, and Residency at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. In addition to serving as Medical Director for Vitahl Medical Aesthetics, she is a National Laser Trainer and National Spokesperson for Cutera Lasers.
In addition, Dr. Humes trains physicians, RNs, and PAs from across the nation in advanced injection techniques of BOTOX and advanced dermal fillers, including Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, and Sculptra. Dr. Humes has performed thousands of aesthetic treatments with lasers and injectables. She is in the top 1% of Botox injectors in the country and also the is in the top 5% of Juvederm injectors in the country. She was invited by Allergan to participate in the Juvederm Experience Trials prior to the product's release to the general public. In addition, Dr. Humes is known for her expertise in laser medicine. By offering some of the best laser technology on the market, Dr. Humes and Vitahl are known for their cutting edge laser treatments, such as Pearl and Titan.
Dr. Humes is considered an expert in her field on various websites. She has been interviewed for her cosmetic medical expertise by news affiliates ABC, CBS, and NBC, and has served on expert panels for Cutera Lasers at national presentations.
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