What do you picture when someone talks about facials? Most people envision a classic European facial in a relaxing spa. This differs from medical facials in a variety of ways, but what is a medical facial and why should you get them? Today, we will be covering some important things to know about medical facials. Before committing to any sort of medical treatment, you are going to want to ask lots of questions. To learn more about medical facials and if they may be right for you, read on.
What is a Medical Facial?
This is a treatment similar to a classic European facial. The main difference, however, is that a medical facial is performed in a cosmetic doctor’s office using medical-grade tools and products. For example, in most spas, you can find a 30% glycolic peel at the strongest. Under medical supervision, you can receive a much stronger and deeper treatment.
What Does a Medical Facial Entail?
There are many techniques that may be used during a medical facial depending on your unique needs. These may include:
Dermaplane treatment – allows for flawless makeup application by lightly removing peach fuzz and any excess skin cells. This exfoliation step is taken before application of any peels.
Chemical peel – this helps to get rid of dead skin and reveal new, fresh skin
Acne spot treatment – as the name suggests, this is great for clients with acne issues
You can also expect our esthetician to cleanse, steam, exfoliate and massage your skin.

Am I a Good Candidate?
Now that you know a little bit more about medical facials, you may wonder if one is right for you. Be sure to be open and honest during your consultation with us at Dermatology Center of the Rockies. You may benefit from a medical facial if you have skin that is:
If you think a medical-grade facial might be right for you, contact us today at Dermatology Center of the Rockies to schedule your initial consultation at our office in Longmont.