Frequently asked questions about microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion | Danvers,MAFacial skin is different for everyone. Some patients have naturally healthy skin without using much product, while other patients may struggle with various skin concerns including poor texture and tone. Conditions such as acne and rosacea can also impact the skin’s appearance. Dr. Anna Petropoulos of the Center for Classic Beauty in Danvers, MA is pleased to provide a wide range of services for patients in the community, including skin rejuvenating treatments such as microdermabrasion. Below are some frequently asked questions for this treatment.

What is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a treatment that helps in exfoliating the skin. It utilizes an abrasive device that can sand away dead skin, while often suctioning the dead skin away and clearing the skin. Some devices also help administer serums and product that reach deep into the skin for more effective results.

What is microdermabrasion used for?

Some patients regularly have microdermabrasion treatments performed to improve the overall texture and tone of the skin, while others may use these treatments to address common skin concerns including:

Stretch marks

Fine lines and wrinkles




Sun damage


Acne scars

Enlarged pores

Whiteheads and blackheads

Who is a candidate for microdermabrasion?

Any patients who wants to rejuvenate their skin with an effective treatment performed by an experienced provider is encouraged to book an appointment with the team at the Center for Classic Beauty. During this initial evaluation, Dr. Anna Petropoulos will assess the skin and make recommendations for the patient based on their desires. For patients who are not candidates for microdermabrasion, other recommendations may be made.

Does microdermabrasion hurt?

Most patients find that there is slight discomfort depending on the aggressiveness of the procedure chosen. However, it is well-tolerated and patients do not find it to be painful. The skin is often red and irritated for the remainder of the day, but this can be easily addressed with cosmetics for those who are returning to work or school following their treatment.

Exfoliate your skin today with microdermabrasion treatment

If you reside in the area of Danvers, MA and want to discuss the advantages of using microdermabrasion to improve the texture and tone of your skin, contact Dr. Anna Petropoulos today by calling (978) 739-9500. Her practice is here to help adult patients achieve a more beautiful complexion of the skin with today’s leading technologies. Her practice is conveniently located at 80 Lindall Street in Suites 1 & 2.     

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