What is Dermaplaning?
If skin treatments like microdermabrasion and facials are no longer giving you the results you want, but you are not ready for lasers and more invasive procedures, consider dermaplaning skin resurfacing. Dermaplaning is an exciting cosmetic procedure and facial rejuvenation treatment that smoothes the surface of your skin by removing dead skin cells and fine facial hair for a softer, healthier look. Also known as dermablading, this procedure is performed with a dermablade and a careful scraping techniques. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Khorsandi is thrilled to offer dermaplaning skin treatments at VIP Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV. Dermaplaning is very popular these days because it is nonsurgical and able to provide beautiful, smooth skin safely and efficiently.
"So I am updating my review and I'm still giving everyone a 5+ star rating! I did the fraxel on Monday and it's Sunday evening and yes I am still pink but the results are amazing! My hyper pigmentation and most of my texture is gone! I also received a chin implant with Dr K on Wednesday so I'm still swollen with that but I know I'm going to love the result of that as well! Again I need to give a shout put to Mel for being a beast with a laser! She is my go to when it comes to my aesthetic needs and also Dr K for giving me confidence with my profile. I just wish the swelling would go down faster! lol damn lack of patience. Well I now have a laundry list of other things I would like to tweak. And I know VIP is the place I can trust and know I'll get the best work done!"- V.B. / Yelp / Feb 18, 2017
"Extremely friendly and helpful staff, Dr. Khorsandi is nothing short if amazing. He was knowledgeable and his bed side manner is impeccable. I would recommend him to anyone, friend or stranger! I am so please with my results and my recovery was much faster than expected. He really is the best, he has earned every award rightfully so."- A.S. / Google / Oct 22, 2019
"I have had the best experience at VIP Plastic surgery. Melanie is the "Master Esthetician". She is knowledgeable and on top of the latest new trends with lasers, skin care, etc. I will be going to her for all my upkeep work on maintaining a youthful face and neck. And especially with the removal of a few tattoos with the "Picosure Laser". She is a complete doll! *Before and After* *1 session of the picosure laser treatment *"- N.C. / Yelp / Oct 20, 2019
"I started going to Dr. K about two years ago and I would never go elsewhere for my procedures . He does an amazing job , my filler & Botox always looks great and the esthetician's here are also amazing , honestly the whole place and staff is amazing ,they are always more then happy to answer questions or concerns that you may have . The place is always so clean and the receptionist are always welcoming . They also offer a lot of non surgical procedures that help with skin tightening and cellulite. They are amazing I can go on and on . Highly recommend checking them out !!"- C.V. / Yelp / Oct 18, 2019
"What an amazing med spa. Mel helped my skin get that youthful glow back. She used the clear and brilliant on my face and I feel like a brand new person now! Would recommend this place to any of my friends."- C.C. / Google / Oct 18, 2019
Do I qualify for dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning treatments are a safe and effective skin treatment for nearly all skin tones. Those suffering from severe acne should discuss their skin condition with our team beforehand. The best candidates for a dermaplaning treatment:
- Are seeking an alternative to chemical peels and microdermabrasion
- Have fine facial hair
- Do not suffer from a skin condition such as rosacea
- Do not have sensitive skin
Dermaplane treatments are performed in our office as an outpatient procedure. While you relax in a comfortable treatment chair, a numbing cream or topical anesthetic will be applied to the treatment area. After cleaning the skin well, the procedure will begin with a careful skimming of the surface of the face with a blade-like scalpel. The technician will scrape the treatment area many times until the needed areas have been evenly treated. The procedure time will vary depending on whether part of or the entire face is being treated. During your consultation, Dr. Khorsandi will help you to understand the procedure and answer any questions you may have.
Following the exfoliation
After your dermaplaning session, you should expect your face to look slightly red and feel sensitive to the touch. These are normal side effects that will subside in the coming hours and days. It is common for tiny scabs to occur on the skin as the skin heals, but it is important not to pull them off. Sun exposure should be avoided since the skin will continue to be sensitive for a few days. Patients can expect results quickly since dermaplaning reveals softer, smoother skin immediately. To help you protect your refreshed skin, the technician will discuss an improved skincare routine with you, including the regular application of sunscreen.
How much does dermaplaning cost?
The cost of your dermaplaning treatment depends on several factors, including the facility fees, the number of sessions, and if we combine it with other skin care procedures. Our team can develop a strategy that outlines your costs and the goals you hope to achieve during a consultation.
Does dermaplaning hurt?
Dermaplaning is a nonsurgical treatment option that addresses the top layers of your skin. It can hurt if you do not perform the procedure right, which is why we highly recommend letting a professional handle the treatment. Using a fine blade, we gently scrape it over your complexion. During this process, it helps remove damaged skin cells and vellus hair (often called peach fuzz) for brighter-looking and refreshed skin.
Will my hair grow back thicker?
No, the vellus hair or the superfine, light-colored hair on your face does not grow back thicker when removed. It will not impact your natural hair production.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- Average Procedure Time
- Less Than One Hour
- Procedure Recovery Location
Seek Smoother Skin Today
VIP Plastic Surgery provides first-rate cosmetic care to individuals in the Las Vegas, NV area. Utilizing advanced techniques, state-of-the-art technology, and the most innovative equipment available to the industry, our medical team provides maximum results in a minimal fashion. Dermaplaning is a popular aesthetic treatment proven to smooth and soften your skin to highlight your natural beauty. If you would like to learn more about this skin treatment or if you are ready to schedule your consultation with Dr. Khorsandi, contact our office.