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Dermabrasion Treatments in Sarasota Florida "Dermaplaning is a gentle medical skin treatment that is performed by gently scraping the outermost layers of the epidermis, therefore, ridding it of dead skin cells, impurities and debris.  Exfoliates and regenerates new skin cells to leave the complexion smooth, soft and vibrant."

Dermaplaning, also known as Epidermal leveling is a gentle form of manual exfoliation of the skin that resurfaces sun-damaged, dull, dehydrated  skin. 

  • Remove light surface wrinkling
  • Smooth acne scarring
  • Improve skin texture
  • Even out skin tone
  • Help to unblock blackheads,
  • Reduce the pores size
  • Remove facial hair (hair does not grow back thicker)
  • Generate new healthy cell
  • Enhances penetration of skin care products

    Dermaplaning provides a new, non-invasive option for those seeking fresh-looking skin.


Is Dermaplaning right for me?

If you have dull, dry, dehydrated and or congested skin, it is often because you have a surface barrier of dead cells that are not allowing topical products to penetrate. At the same time, impurities from within are trapped and, as well, underlying new cells are unable to surface.Once your skin is dermaplaned, it accelerates and aids in the sloughing off of the dead skin, that barrier is removed and the skin begins to respond to the skin products being used. Also, it is able to expel the impurities from within creating a healthier and revitalized skin. Dermaplaning may also be used to reduce the appearance of acne scars. By skimming away the surrounding skin, the noticeable difference between the area levels is evened out.



How many treatment do I need?

Treatments only take about 30 minutes and regular treatments are scheduled about 3-4 weeks apart. Blading the skin actually removes about 2-3 weeks worth of dead skin cells. 

Won't the hairs on the face grow back thicker?

No. The hair on the face is called vellous hairs and it is physiologically impossible to grow back thicker. 
There are two types of hair that grow on our bodies.  Vellous (tiny translucent blonde hair) and Terminal (thicker hair that grows under the arms, pubic area, eye brows, mustache and beard for men and legs). Vellous hair when cut or removed will grow back the same.  The structure of the hair does not become damaged, therefore it is impossible to alter.  Terminal hair is physiologically coarse.  When Termianl hair is cut, it grows back the same way...coarse.

Is Dermaplaning recommended for acne skin?

If you suffer from acne and an over production of the sebaceous gland, we do not recommend dermaplaning. Acne begins in the hair follicle and when the hair is removed it can aggravate or stimulate acne breakouts. For acne prone skin, we recommend Microdermabrasion, which is another form of manual exfoliation and will clear the skin and prevent the spreading of acne.

The technique also helps to thicken your collagen, which results in a younger looking complexion.  Collagen is a protein in your skin that's abundant when you're a child and makes skin appear taut and smooth. Collagen production declines as we age, resulting in looser, uneven skin.

There is almost no discomfort in microdermabrasion, meaning you won't need a topical or local anesthetic and there is no recovery or downtime.

Is this treatment safe?

Dermaplaning is a safe treatment when performed by a professional. All skin types and colors can benefit from derma planing or blading. Our medical esthetician is highly trained and experienced in performing Dermaplaning SarasotaDermaplaning treatment. The treatment is safely performed using a #10 sterile surgical blade. While holding the area of skin taut, the blade stoked along the skin at a 45 degree angle.

This quick, non-surgical procedure is pain free. There is no swelling or pain associated with the dermaplaning procedure. Most people say it feels good and there is absolutely no down time. The reason there is no pain with the dermaplaning procedure is because there are no chemicals used and the procedure is only taking off the dead skin cells that surface the skin.

What are the PROS & CONS of Derma Planing?


  • No use of chemicals and therefore less irritation.
  • Dermaplaning is more affordable than chemical peels.
  • We offer 30 minutes "lunch break" session.
  • No downtime or redness.
  • The more often you do it, the better you look.
  • We advise going once per month for three consecutive months.
  • We suggest to receive a maintenance treatment every 6 weeks.
  • Effective and offers instant gratification.
  • The very small blade reached specific problem areas.
  • Comprehensive i session treatment.
  • < Reduce wrinkle, "peach fuzz", and exfoliate.


  • Dermaplaning doesn't have a do-it-yourself at home.
  • Though it shouldn't appear red or irritated, skin can FEEL sensitive, especially to heat.
  • Extra attention to sun protection post-procedure is critical.
  • Keep in mind that this is surface work. Though some say the idea is to "fool" the skin into thinking it's injured and needs to repair itself with fresh, healthy cells, remember that you're never dealing with more than the top layers of epidermis.
  • If you have deep frown lines or substantial wrinkles caused by the natural breakdown of collagen, this treatment isn't going to eradicate them. Imagine it more like what fresh skin looks like after recouping from a very mild sunburn.

For best results, we recommend a series of 4 treatments 6 weeks apart to correct the skin. Then more mild treatments can we preformed bi-monthly to maintain the health of the skin and prevent any reverse effect.

Call or email us today to schedule you free consultation (941) 926-2300.

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