If you run your hands over your face, does your skin feel soft and smooth or rough and patchy? If your skin feels rough, this could indicate that the outer layer is covered with dead and damaged skin cells. This can lead to your complexion appearing dull and uneven. At J. Timothy Katzen, M.D. in Beverly Hills, CA, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Timothy Katzen offers cosmetic services, like noninvasive skin resurfacing with microdermabrasion. Quick and effective, microdermabrasion treatments remove the surface layer of damaged and dead skin so your complexion is brighter and healthier. This procedure can be used alone or with another procedure, like a dermal filler or chemical peel, for more dramatic improvements. During your consultation, Dr. Katzen will come up with a personalized treatment plan to fit your needs and complexion goals.
"My experience with Dr. Timothy Katzen is wonderful. His surgical skills are top notch and he has great bedside manner. I have had 3 procedures with Dr. Katzen and happy with all three."- K.Y. / Google / Nov 05, 2019
"The Best and I Looked Researched Everywhere and Everyone - Body lift and thigh lift 11 pounds removed and I have my 19 year old body back [RSBleep], you know the body we had before the babies and the weight gains loses gains and loses ------ Dr. Katzen exceeded all my expectations with the surgical results and he has a mellow kind beside manner very UN-LA (thank goodness).The office staff is SUPER NICE (Kiara is great) I live in SF and traveled and stayed the 2 weeks in LA because he is the best. I am not posting body pics BC I am 7 weeks post op my scars look good but are PINK (that is how I scar) and my thighs look good (yes they are gapped now) but have 2 little incisions/suture healing spots - totally normal healing stuff.Will update with body pics in a few weeks."- J. / RealSelf / Mar 18, 2020
"Dr. Katzen is a True Gem!!!! - What makes Dr. Katzen stood out for me was his demeanor and how wonderful his patients talk about him. Dr. Katzen is a true gem and I am so glad I went with him. He stuck with me from beginning to end. I felt safe and comfortable with him the entire journey. I had the pleasure of meeting many of his post-op patients in the lobby. We all pretty much agree he is awesome!"- J.P. / RealSelf / Mar 18, 2020
"Extended Tummy Tuck and Gynecomastia Surgery After 140 Pound Weight Loss - I am a 47-year-old male who underwent gastric bypass surgery. I lost approximately 140 pounds. Like many patients, I experienced sagging excess skin in my abdomen along with other areas. My arms and thighs surprisingly was not horribly bad, I could live with it. The two areas that bothered me the most was my abdomen and chest area. I found Dr. Katzen and knew immediately, I can trust my life with him. I underwent an extended tummy tuck and gynecomastia surgery, both with excellent results."- P. / RealSelf / Mar 18, 2020
"Dr. Katzen is Total Perfection! - I am proud to brag about my plastic surgeon, Dr. Katzen. His education is matched with his ability to operate. He is total perfection. I had the body lift and it is so very nice. Dr. Katzen tightened me up in all the right places."- N.M. / RealSelf / Mar 18, 2020
Microdermabrasion Ideal Candidates
Microdermabrasion sessions can minimize the appearance of surface imperfections, like dull skin tone, fine lines, uneven texture, clogged pores, scars, and sun damage. This treatment is safe and effective for women and men of all skin tones and types who want healthier, clearer skin. Microdermabrasion sessions are usually performed throughout the face, but they also can be great for the skin on your hands, neck, and chest. This procedure should not be done on skin that has an open wound or if you have an active skin condition, like acne or rosacea.
Microdermabrasion Procedure Technique
Microdermabrasion treatments are completed in our office after a thorough consultation to determine which services will give you your best results. For the treatment, you will lie back in a comfortable chair as your skin is prepared. The microdermabrasion tool will run along your skin as it polishes and vacuums the debris. While the treatment may feel unusual, it not considered painful so you won't need a numbing cream or local anesthesia. The technique will be employed evenly over the needed areas with more caution on the delicate skin around the eyes. As soon as the treatment is over, your skin will be lightly cleansed to remove any residual debris before a moisturizer, selected for your skin type with UV protection, is applied.
What to Expect with Microdermabrasion
After your session, you can get back to your normal routine. You must be sure to wear sunscreen or another form of sun protection since your skin will be sensitive. Following your treatment, your face should feel smoother and your tone will look brighter. To help your outcomes last as long as possible, Dr. Katzen recommends scheduling these procedures every 4 – 6 weeks. Some of our Beverly Hills, CA patients notice that the skin care products they use at home (especially moisturizers) absorb more easily into their skin after they've begun treatment. This leads to all-around healthier skin.
BRIGHTER, SMOOTHER SKIN TODAY
Achieve your clearest, healthiest skin possible when you receive nonsurgical microdermabrasion skin resurfacing treatments at J. Timothy Katzen, M.D. Beverly Hills. Schedule an appointment with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Katzen or a member of his team to discover if you are a candidate for microdermabrasion or other services at our Beverly Hills, CA office.