At Aesthetic Enhancements Plastic Surgery, our highly-trained Aesthetician, Sarah Hasty, performs microdermabrasion treatments to improve the appearance and health of the skin. This procedure safely and effectively removes damaged or dead skin cells from the top layer of the skin with a micro-crystal or diamond-tipped hand device. This process gently exfoliates the skin to encourage natural collagen production, which will help to soften fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars. It also improves hyper-pigmentation and reduces enlarged pores. Patients from all over Orlando visit the MedSpa inside board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Armando Soto's office to receive microdermabrasion treatments. The results leave patients with beautifully soft, glowing skin.
"Bridget and Amanda made a super weird and uncomfortable procedure quite easy! I was really nervous, but their calming manner and conversation relaxed me. The Geneveve treatment was completely painless and there was no down time. My significant other thoroughly enjoys the results as well."- K.M. / Yellowpages / Jun 26, 2017
"Best Breast Aug Doc in Orlando - I've basically wanted a breast aug all my life. After doing research and reaching out to multiple friends, I chose Dr. Soto. His practice is very clean and well-decorated which shows professionalism. Dr. Soto is a very professional and respectful man. I felt extremely comfortable with him and everyone in his office during this entire process. During my pre-op visits I had a huge list of questions- all of which were addressed thoroughly by either Dr. Soto or one of his nurses, Leinny and Romi. Dr. Soto is very busy but will take the time to answer questions for you and provide thorough explanation. I am 5'2 and 110 lbs and very athletic, I wanted a more natural look- not too big, likely 32C. Dr. Soto immediately made recommendations based on my physique and thoroughly explained to me why. We went with the safest options- under the muscle, moderate profile Mentor silicone gel implants with incision at the crease. No, he did not have any sizers for me to try on and did not tell me what size he was going to give me. He did inform me that he would not give me a size that my body would not allow for. I did not have an issue with this, as I trusted his reputation and experience.At the day of my surgery I was extremely anxious, but his staff did a great job of calming me down and making sure I was okay. After the procedure I was fine- just felt like a did 500 push ups with 135lbs on my back (expected). His post-op instructions and very thorough and some say might be extreme. I listened to and followed ALL instructions to a T- this is VERY important. I was not allowed to raise my heart rate for 4 weeks and was not able to lift weights for 6 weeks. I had about 7 post-ops to date. I did not feel near 100% "normal" until about 8-10 weeks in. I am currently 4.5 months post-op and I am lifting weights completely normally (except for chest exercises, per instructions). I am completely in love with my results. I went from 32A to 32C or D. I am still unsure about the size, I have purchased some 32C and some 32DD. But I am SO happy! I would recommend Dr. Soto to anyone wanting the best of the best. I believe he is considered a bit "pricey" but I can assure you, you are paying for the very best in Orlando and I trust that I will be happy with these results in years to come."- F. / RealSelf / Mar 24, 2020
"Amy is beyond amazing. I needed Botox and filler and was a little nervous about it and the possible side effects. She took her time to inform me of all of my options and what would be best for me to keep a natural look. I am also not a fan of needles, but her technique is gentle and I was comfortable. I highly recommend Amy for all of your aesthetic needs. She is professional and so friendly, I would never go anywhere else!!"- M.L. / Yellowpages / Mar 03, 2020
"I had an explant/breast lift done. I am extremely happy with the results. Dr. Soto is very professional and knowledgeable. The staff was amazing, especially Romie. Thanks for the wonderful results!"- E.M. / Yellowpages / Feb 23, 2020
"I absolutely love this office and the staff. I had a breast augmentation with breast lift a year ago with Dr. Soto and I couldn't be happier with the results, they look natural looking and I am so much more confident in my swimwear now. He is the best! Also, Amy the Nurse Practitioner is just amazing, I have gone to her for botox and filler. She is just so professional and charming. Having never done these procedures before, she did an excellent job of educating me about the different options and common known side effects and helped me to choose the right type and amount of filler/botox to give me the most natural look. I get so many compliments of how refreshed I look. I highly recommend this office for all your aesthetic needs! -Monique B."- M.B. / Yelp / Feb 07, 2020
Prior to the treatment, the aesthetician will cleanse the treated area with a mild cleaner to remove any dirt build-up, oils, and makeup. Once the area is properly cleansed, the aesthetician will then examine the patient's skin for any abrasions or sores that would cause discomfort during the microdermabrasion. The aesthetician will then apply the hand-held device to the target area to carefully exfoliate the skin while also removing skin debris via a gentle suction. Treatments range from 30 – 60 minutes depending on the area treated and the patients skin type.
Microdermabrasion During/after treatment
The microdermabrasion treatment does not hurt as it targets the very top layer of the skin. However, some patients may feel light suction, scratching, or vibration during the treatment. Although there is no downtime following a microdermabrasion procedure, patients may experience mild redness, bruising, and flakiness. These symptoms usually subside after 1 – 2 days. The aesthetician will be able to educate patients on how to best care for their skin, including what skin care products to use for best results.
Plan Your Procedure
Microdermabrasion vs. Peels?
Chemical peels can be more invasive and may require 1 week of down time, whereas microdermabrasion does not require any down time. There are different strength levels of chemical peels, but our Aesthetician Sarah Hasty will be able to discuss the differences in detail during a patient’s consultation and help every patient decide if a chemical peel, microdermabrasion, or both are best for their skin.
At Aesthetic Enhancements Plastic Surgery, we not only offer facial microdermabrasion treatments but microdermabrasion for the arms or back. These sessions usually last about 30-minutes and provide amazing skin results to the arms and back region.
After Care Tips?
Microdermabrasion treatments do not require any downtime. However, patients should refrain from exposing their skin to direct sunlight for the first 5 – 7 days following their procedure. This will better ensure the protection of their skin to enable optimal results.