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MicroExfoliation Skin Resurfacing Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion
MicroExfoliation & HydroPlus Treatments The Revolutionary Solution for Age-Defying Skin

What is MicroExfoliation?

MicroExfoliation is a skin-revitalizing treatment that helps repair skin that is damaged from the sun, scars, acne and the unwanted effects of aging. A trained professional uses gentle abrasion and vacuum to remove the dead, outer layer of skin. MicroExfoliation using the original Crystal Free Diamond-Tome™ wands removes the dead, outer layer of skin by gently exfoliating the skin with natural diamond chips, while vacuuming the dead skin cells away in a clean and controlled manner. Removing the outer layer of dead skin leaves a smoother texture and promotes the growth of healthy new skin cells.

When To Use Microexfoliation

  • Reduction of minor to moderate early aging and fine lines
  • Minor revision of scars
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Hyperpigmentation reduction
  • Reduction of acne scars
  • Age spots
  • Extraction of blackhead and whiteheads

What is the advantage of the Altair MicroExfoliation Systems?

There are different methods of exfoliation systems ranging from particle microdermabrasion to chemical peels. The Altair Instruments Crystal Free Systems achieves skin rejuvenation without the adverse effects of loose particles, burning, or irritation utilizing patented crystal free technology.

Diamond Tone

Is it safe?

Yes, MicroExfoliation is a simple, non-invasive procedure performed by a fully trained physician or aesthetician. Using the crystal free Diamond-Tome™ wands, which are painless and effective, eliminates the risks of traditional microdermabrasion.

How will I look after the treatment?

Your skin may look slightly flushed immediately after the treatment but should return to normal in 10 to 30 minutes. Your skin will look and feel smoother even after the first treatment.

How long will it take to see results?

While you may see visible results after the first treatment, lasting and more significant results will occur after 6 to 8 treatments spaced two weeks apart with a maintenance treatment every two to three months.

Will I miss work or need to stay indoors?

MicroExfoliation using any of the Altair Crystal Free Systems can easily be performed on your lunch hour so you can immediately return to your normal activities. However, it is advisable to avoid direct sun exposure or tanning for at least a few days after your treatment. A sunscreen is essential to use afterwards since exfoliated skin has temporarily lost some of its natural protection to the environment.

When not to use MicroExfoliation

  • Active acne
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Eczema, dermatitis
  • Skin cancer
  • Viral lesion, herpes simplex (active), et al.
  • Vascular lesions
  • Oral blood thinners
  • Pregnant women
  • Tattoos- will not remove them

What will I do after the treatment?

Your physician or aesthetician will recommend skin care products to maintain the results of your treatment at home.

Versatile & Effective

After Diamond-Tome™ MicroExfoliation you may need additional serums: multi-vitamin, skin lightening, acne, or deep moisturizing to complete your treatment.

The new Hydro Wand® infuses these products deeper into the skin where they are most effective. It is fantastic for melasma, brown spots, wrinkles, fine lines, oily & acne prone skin and more. This is a non-invasive age-defying technology that works at a deeper level. If you have more than one skin condition that you would like to address, your skin care professional may choose to pair multiple serums together that target your skin’s individual needs. The Hydro Wand® is the only system that allows your skin care professional to prescribe the products they know and love to treat your skin care needs. Benefits MicroExfoliation offers benefits to anyone who wants to improve specific skin conditions and rejuvenate the overall health and appearance of their skin. The results are instant. Using the revolutionary technology of the Diamond-Tome™ MicroExfoliation first, followed by the Hydro Wand® your skin will benefit from deeper product penetration, hydration, and nourishment all in one treatment! Ask your skin care specialist today!

Where to get MicroExfoliation / Microdermabrasion

Contact us today at 651-209-3600 and schedule your skin resurfacing treatment now.

Our new DiamondTome Skin Resurfacing / Skin Exfoliation System is the newest innovation in skin rejuvenation. Instead of using blown crystals, like the traditional Crystal Micro-Dermabrasion, it uses a wand tipped with natural diamond chips. This is moved over the skin while at the same time a vacuum removes the dead skin cells in a sterile and controlled manner. Resurfacing using a DiamondTome wand gives similar results to chemical peels and crystal micro-dermabrasion, but without the adverse effect of loose particles, irritation and skin reaction that some people experience with other treatments. Unlike other exfoliation treatments, the DiamondTome system uses no loose abrasives to contaminate you or the environment.

DiamondTome resurfacing is a wonderful alternative to laser or chemical peels because it is non-invasive, non-surgical and requires no down time after treatment. Normal activities may be resumed immediately and your skin will have a radiant glow. Patients experience softer, smoother, cleaner skin after the first treatment. Treatment series vary from four to ten sessions, depending on the condition being treated and the type of skin.

The DiamondTome system is painless yet effective. The degree of effectiveness is controlled by a widely adjustable vacuum in conjunction with the varying coarseness of the DiamondTome Wands. Leading plastic surgeons and dermatologists regard the DiamondTome System as being more gentle than other exfoliating systems, even at its highest settings.

Your skin may look slightly flushed immediately after the treatment, but should return to normal in 10-30 minutes. Your skin will look and feel smoother even after the first treatment, and will continue to improve with additional treatments.

Treatment Performance
Dr. Crutchfield performs all Botox Cosmetic and Restylane/Perlane and Juvederm treatments personally. For other cosmetic treatments, such as Pixel laser treatments, Lipodissolve Ultra, AFT light treatments, he may provide a combined treatment with his highly trained staff or have a skilled staff member perform the treatment(s)completely.

If you have any questions feel free to discuss this with Dr. Crutchfield at the time of consultation.

Dr. Crutchfield offers a money back guarantee for the treatment of the frown lines in the glabella (only) with a combination of Botox Cosmetic and Restylane if a patient uses the treatment amounts that he recommends.



Patient Testimonial
(Letter from a patient who received a cosmetic treatment)

WONDERFUL experience!!!!!!
Review of Crutchfield Dermatology by jazzrae
The staff was wonderful and Dr. Crutchfield is just lovely! I saw him for some cosmetic work- botox and restylane for an all over syringe-based face lift. He was very courteous and very good with the needle and my pain was minimal. I've had no bruising and very little swelling and the results are AWESOME! I really think that his talent with the needle is why my recovery is such a piece of cake. I look like I aged backwards ten years! He gave me a fair quote and offered a discount if I chose to have the work done that day. I did. While having the work done he felt he underestimated how much I really needed in the way of Restylane and gave me more for free. All in all, I saved money and got amazing work for it! I'm just giddy about it! I received a gift of champagne, Godiva chocolates, and a free Javani facial. I have to say that Dr. Crutchfield is indeed the Nordstrom's of dermatology--- or maybe even the Tiffany's! I'm hooked for certain!:)

  • Pros: Awesome Results/Awesome
    Customer Service
  • Cons: A bit of a drive from Mpls but near MOA-shop on the way:)



Dear Dr. Crutchfield,

I can not thank you enough for all of the hard work and time you devoted last week to making me look better! I really appreciate everything that you have done. You have made me feel like "25" again - (I wish)!

I look forward to the next appointment. Many, many thanks, again!



I have 3 homes; New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles. I have had cosmetic dermatology treatments in all three areas and I specifically fly to see Dr. Crutchfield in Eagan, Minnesota because he is absolutely the best cosmetic dermatologist I have ever encountered. He is more than a physician; he is an artist who constantly strives for perfection in his craft. I have sent several friends, including my sister, to see him and, to a person, they have all been extremely satisfied.

Paula H.
New York


Crutchfield Dermatology





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