Frequently asked questions about the Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment

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November 15, 2022

Perfect and clean skincare wearing natural makeup.The Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment is a new, cutting-edge skin resurfacing treatment that can help improve the overall appearance of your skin. This treatment uses a combination of sapphire granules, red monochromatic light therapy, and blue LED lights to exfoliate the top layer of your skin, revealing smoother, healthier skin underneath. The Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment also helps to stimulate collagen production, which can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. This treatment is safe for all skin types and can be performed in just one session.

How does the Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment work?

Combining a variety of treatments in one device is how this procedure works best at rejuvenating the skin's appearance and health. Relaxing massage and lymphatic drainage are performed alongside exfoliation using actual sapphires, collagen stimulation with red monochromatic light energy, and the promotion of healthy new skin cells with blue LED light treatments combined in a single treatment.

What are the benefits of the Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment?

The Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment can help improve the overall appearance of your skin, including reducing the look of unwanted wrinkles and fine lines. This treatment can also help to stimulate collagen production, which improves the elasticity of your skin.

What should I expect during the Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment?

You will first have a consultation with our experienced aesthetician to discuss your goals for treatment and determine if this is the most appropriate treatment for you. During the procedure, you will lie down on a comfortable bed and relax as our aesthetician performs the Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment. You might experience some mild effects such as redness or swelling after the treatment, but this will typically resolve within a few hours. You should see immediate results from the treatment, and your skin will continue to improve over the next few weeks as collagen production is stimulated.

How do I learn more about the Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion treatment?

The team at Chevy Chase Dermatology in Chevy Chase, MD, can work with you to determine if you are a good candidate for this or other skin services available at Dr. Margaret Summerville's dermatology practice. Call 301-656-SKIN to request a consultation visit and initial evaluation with our team.


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