What is Microneedling?
Microneedling, also referred to as collagen induction therapy, works to lift, tighten, and rejuvenate your skin. As a result of your microneedling facial rejuvenation treatment will help you achieve softer, younger skin. There is minimal downtime experienced after the microneedling treatment.
Your Microneedling procedure
We perform the microneedling procedure using a pen-sized device containing about 12 small, sterile needles. The microneedling device to create a series of tiny incisions into your skin at varying depths based on your unique skin condition and aesthetic goals. Consequently, these incisions will stimulate collagen production and create thousands of micro-channels in your skin which allow for better penetration and diffusion of anti-aging serums and creams. As your skin heals from the minor incisions created by the microneedling device, it will eliminate many of the common signs of age and wear. As a result, you will experience a more youthful, revitalized skin appearance. For best results, you will need to undergo 3-4 treatments spaced 3 weeks apart. In addition, to maintain long lasting results, you will need to come for one maintenance treatment every year.
Benefits of Microneedling
Microneedling offers several important benefits compared with other facial rejuvenation options such as lasers, fraxel, and IPLs. Non-ablative procedure that keeps epidermis intact. It is minimally invasive has a shorter recovery time and minimizes the risk of scarring. Microneedling is approved for all skin types. It can be performed safely during the summer months. Microneedling stimulates collagen production and allows for optimization of topical serum delivery.
How safe is Microneedling?
Microneedling is completely safe for all patients, no matter what their skin color or type. Since the needles only puncture the very top layers of skin with microscopic channels. As a result, there is no risk of pigmentation issues or of extreme inflammation. Hence it is a virtually risk-free procedure which will produce lasting results.
What is the downtime of Microneedling?
Moderate redness and mild discomfort can occur for up to 24 hours after you microneedling treatment. It is comparative to a mild sunburn. We recommend avoiding exposure to direct sunlight and beauty products which may contain irritants throughout your microneedling treatment series. As a result, you can continue on with your normal daily activities right after.