Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Dermaplaning

Smoother, brighter and glowing skin can be yours with a simple cosmetic procedure called dermaplaning. This gentle, exfoliation procedure removes the top layers of dead skin cells and vellus hairs, or peach fuzz, on your face. You may not be aware of it, but even now, your face has layers of dead skin cells that are contributing to a variety of skin conditions.

Fine wrinkles, dull-looking skin and acne breakouts can be caused by these layers of debris piled on your face. The fine little vellus hairs may become more pronounced when you add makeup. All these conditions can cause you to look older. At Olansky Dermatology Associates in Atlanta, we reverse the process by revealing the smooth, new skin beneath the dead skin cells with dermaplaning.

What Is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is an exfoliating skin treatment, also called microplaning or blading. A tool similar to a razor is used to gently scrape off the layers of dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. This procedure removes dull, dry skin and scrapes away layers of sun-damaged skin. It can also reduce the appearance of fine wrinkles and acne scars. The short, soft vellus hairs on the face are also removed with this procedure. In some cases, dermaplaning can also get rid of the pockmarks on your face.

Safe and Effective Exfoliation

All skin types can benefit from dermaplaning. This painless procedure is a safe and effective method for removing the surface layers of skin that can dull your appearance. Underneath the dead skin cells is fresh, new skin that produces a healthy glow and a smoothness you will love.

Your foundation will glide on smoother, and skincare products will work more effectively once those top layers of dead skin are gone. As a result, you will have a more beautiful, youthful appearance. Your skin will feel baby soft without the use of harsh exfoliators.

The Dermaplaning Procedure

Scraping your face with a scalpel-like tool may sound discomforting; however, for most people, it is a painless treatment. A dermaplaning tool is used to scrape your skin at a 45-degree angle. The skin is gently scraped removing facial hair, layers of dead skin cells and debris from acne and environmental factors. The procedure is usually completed in 30 minutes or less.

You may feel a tingling sensation during the treatment, but you should not feel any pain. After the procedure, a skin-soothing product like aloe will be applied to your face. It is best to let your skin recuperate for about 24 hours after treatment before applying makeup.

Expectations After Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning does not require any downtime. You can have the treatment and return to regular activities afterward. You may experience a slight reddening of the skin, but this disappears after two or three days.

Since this is newly exposed skin, you will also need to protect it from harsh sun rays. Be sure to use a gentle sunscreen of at least SPF 30. Exposing your freshly dermaplaned skin to the sun could reverse the results and leave your skin sun damaged. Avoid pigment blotches by being diligent about wearing your sunscreen.

This is not a permanent procedure. You can expect the results to last about three to four weeks before needing another treatment.

While there are over-the-counter kits available for this procedure to be done at home, it is not recommended due to increased risk of infection, complications and possible injury to the skin. Olansky Dermatology Associates provides safe, effective dermaplaning along with a variety of medical and premium aesthetic services.

For flawless, beautiful and healthy skin, contact us and schedule an appointment today. We are happy to discuss your options and treatment recommendations so you can get the beautiful skin you desire.

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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Our Happy Patients

Olansky Dermatology Associates

4.8/ 5.0

Based on 1200+ reviews

Ashley A.

Mandy Ramer, NP-C was such a pleasure to meet with. She listened to all of my concerns and addressed each one with a plan that fit my needs. I am so glad I picked Olansky Dermatology. Absolutely thrilled with their service from appointment setting through check out.

Kara E.

The appointment process is quick easy and convenient online. Parking is easy enough. I got in basically right at my appointment time. I didn’t have to wait hardly at all. The doctors and nurses are nice, knowledgeable and helpful. The procedure I had was easy and I got out fast and was on my way.

Suzanne H.

This was probably the best experience I’ve ever had going to a dermatologist. Every interaction I had with the staff was pleasant and they were so helpful. I had accidentally cancelled my appointment and the girls at the front desk help me get in so I could be seen and someone could help me. Which I really appreciated, most places would have just turned me away. The doctor or pa I saw that day I can’t remember her name was lovely and took great care of me. I will be going to Olansky’s going forward. You will not be disappointed! The staff is excellent!

Coriana W.

Dr. Bender honestly changed my life around. I had extremely bad hormonal and cystic acne, and have been told for years that there is nothing I can do but wash my face and etc.. Dr. Bender gave me hope that there is hope she helped get my confidence back and now I’m finally free. She cares about her patients and takes her time with you every visit. If you need help in anything derma-logical then you really need to go to her.

Jenny S.

The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

Kristen R.

Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

Mike D.

I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

Tamima D.

My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
Thank You

Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

Betty G.

I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

Cheyenne G.

Very kind and understanding people. Dr. Bellamy and her nurse took the time to listen to all my concerns and never made me feel rushed.

Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

Susan H.

Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!