JCMG Laser & Vein Center, Jefferson City, MO

573.761.LASR (5277)

Vein Center: Mon-Fri 8a-5p

Medspa: Mon-Thu 8:30a-7p, Fri 8:30a-5p, Sat 9a-3p




Exfoliation is the best, first step to younger, healthier looking skin. It involves shedding the layer of dead cells on the surface of the skin. As we age, the process of cell turnover slows down. Cells start to pile up unevenly on the skin’s surface, giving it a dry, dull appearance. Chemical or mechanical exfoliation helps to accelerate this process. This removal of the upper surface of the skin is beneficial because it removes the dead cells that remain and reveals fresher, smoother looking skin.

Skin that is well-exfoliated also plays a major part in keeping moisture in the skin. The buildup of dry, dull cells can prevent your moisturizer from working properly. It can also inhibit the active ingredients in your skin care products from penetrating the skin's surface. Shedding the layer of dead cells on the surface of the skin is an essential part of any good skin care routine.

For effective exfoliation of the skin, we recommend incorporating chemical peels and microdermabrasion into your skin care routine. These procedures bring the more youthful cells to the surface and reveal more radiant skin. They can also help with other skin problems such as acne, discoloration, fine lines and wrinkles. Our professional esthetic staff can help you choose the proper treatment and timing of these treatments to achieve the best results.

Chemical PeelsChemical peels work by using a solution to smooth the texture of your skin by removing the damaged outer layers. The chemicals used vary in strength and depth of penetration. A chemical peel or series of peels can help improve the appearance of acne or acne scarring, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, irregular pigment and sun damage. You end up with smoother, younger-looking skin.

MicrodermabrasionMicrodermabrasion is a mechanical removal of the top layer of the skin. It is performed by using a machine that combines a fine abrasive tip or crystals and suction applied to the skin. It is used to improve conditions on the surface of the skin such as minor sun damage, acne and superficial scarring.

Home CareThere are a variety of products that can assist in keeping skin exfoliated and help maintain your results between in-office procedures. Our esthetics staff can help recommend the products that will work best with your current routine and skin condition.