Microdermabrasion started in Europe over 20 years ago and has been performed in the United States since 1993. It is the most simple way to evenly and safely exfoliate the skin without chemicals or laser. This process rejuvenates the skin by using ultra-fine crystals to remove the upper layers of the epidermis, increasing the production of collagen and elastin, resulting in firmer, more youthful looking skin. Microdermabrasion will subtly minimize fine lines and wrinkles, acne and scarring, enlarged pores, and lighten age spots. Results are seen after the first treatment, and best results are obtained with 4 to 5 treatments every 7 to 10 days, and thereafter once every 4 to 6 weeks.