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Microneedling

What is Microneedling?

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Microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that involves using fine needles to create tiny punctures in the skin. This process, also known as collagen induction therapy, aims to stimulate the body's natural wound healing processes, leading to increased production of collagen and elastin. These proteins are essential for maintaining the skin's firmness and elasticity, making microneedling an effective treatment for various skin concerns.

The procedure typically begins with the application of a numbing cream to ensure patient comfort. A device equipped with multiple sterile needles is then rolled or pressed over the skin's surface, creating controlled micro-injuries. The depth of needle penetration can be adjusted depending on the treatment goals and the area being treated. Microneedling is commonly used to reduce the appearance of acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, and stretch marks. It can also improve skin texture, tone, and overall radiance.

Recovery from microneedling is relatively quick, with most patients experiencing redness and mild swelling similar to a sunburn for a few days post-procedure. Results become more noticeable over the following weeks as the skin heals and regenerates. Microneedling can be performed alone or in conjunction with other treatments, such as topical serums, to enhance results. Regular sessions may be recommended for optimal outcomes.

Close up photo of a microneedleing appointment.

Skin Conditions it Treats:

  • Acne Scars: Microneedling helps break down scar tissue and stimulate collagen production, improving the appearance of acne scars.

  • Fine Lines and Wrinkles: By promoting collagen and elastin production, microneedling can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

  • Hyperpigmentation: The procedure can help to even out skin tone and reduce hyperpigmentation, including sunspots and melasma.

  • Stretch Marks: Microneedling can improve the texture and appearance of stretch marks by stimulating new collagen and skin cell growth.

  • Large Pores: By tightening the skin and boosting collagen, microneedling can help reduce the appearance of large pores.

  • Skin Texture and Tone: General improvement in skin texture, tone, and overall radiance can be achieved through regular microneedling treatments.

  • Alopecia: Microneedling combined with topical treatments can stimulate hair growth in patients with alopecia.

  • Surgical Scars: The procedure can also be effective in reducing the appearance of scars from surgery or injuries.

  • Rosacea: While results can vary, some patients with rosacea find that microneedling helps to reduce the redness and inflammation associated with the condition.

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