Extractions – Black Heads, Milia, Blocked Pores, Comedones

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas

Extractions for blocked pores

Extractions for black heads (open comedones)

Extractions are even more effective when combined with a chemical peel

Boost the benefit of extractions with microdermabrasion

Masks help to nourish the skin and can be used to soothe the skin after extractions


  • Are used to treat
    • Blocked pores
    • Black heads
    • Comedones
    • Milia
    • White heads

What Happens During an Extraction Treatment?

  • At your first visit, a medical aesthetic technician will provide a free consultation
  • During the consultation, she will explain the procedure and benefits to you and answer any questions that you may have
  • Furthermore she will explain how the treatment works, the number of treatments that you will require and will provide you with a price quote
  • The technician will also ask you a series of questions to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure and to determine your skin type
  • After your FREE consultation, the technician will call in Dr. Vignjevic
    • He will assess your skin type and whether extractions would be suitable for you
    • In addition, he will answer any further questions that you may have
    • You cannot be treated by the technician unless you are assessed by Dr. Vignjevic first
  • If you decide to be treated, photographs of the treatment area will be taken
    • These photographs are strictly for your chart and will not be released or used without your permission
    • Your privacy if of the utmost importance to us
  • You will be asked to wash your face and to remove any makeup
    • It is not necessary to remove mascara, or eye makeup
  • You will lie down on a treatment bed
  • The skin is cleansed using a gentle cleanser to remove makeup, oil, or any residues
  • The technician will then use a toner to restore the skin’s balance before applying any additional products
  • The benefits of extractions can be boosted when combined with a facial,  a microdermabrasion treatment or a chemical peel
  • You will be provided with a booklet of after-care instructions and the technician will recommend specific products to take care of your skin after the treatment
  • You will also be provided with Dr. Vignjevic’s personal cell phone number should any questions or concerns arise after hours

What Skin Care Regimen does Dr. V recommend after your extraction treatment?

  • You will be given specific instructions on the day of your treatment

Other Important Points:

  • You may apply makeup 3 to 4 hours after the Treatment
  • Avoid abrasive sponges for 1 week
  • Avoid sun exposure
  • DO NOT pick, scrape, scratch or wax your skin
  • If your skin is dry, use moisturizer as many times a day as you like
  • If you develop a cold sore, let Dr. Vignjevic know this immediately as it could spread into the area of the treatment

Is this treatment covered by OHIP or private health insurance?

  • This is not an OHIP insured service
  • Rarely, private health insurance will cover the cost of this procedure, be sure to ask your insurance company

What if I would like more information?

  • You may set up a FREE CONSULTATION with one of our staff members to answer your questions in detail
  • Any questions that they are unable to answer, Dr. Vignjevic will gladly answer for you

Do I need to get a doctor’s referral to set up an appointment?

  • No, a referral is not necessary

When can I start having treatments?

  • Today!
  • For your convenience, the services above are available in my office

What if you are interested to learn more?

  •  If you would like to learn more:
    • Please click on the underlined links above
    • E-Mail Us
    • Or call our aesthetic centre directly at (905) 549-7873 to book a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable technicians