Microneedling is used to boost collagen and improve pores, wrinkles, and skin tightness. Also available with cutting-edge topical stem cell application to enhance results.
Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that involves pricking the skin with tiny, sterilized needles.
The small wounds cause your body to make more collagen and elastin, which heal your skin and help you look younger. You might also hear this procedure being referred to as collagen induction therapy.
People with the following skin concerns/indications can benefit significantly from Microneedling treatments:
INCREASE SKIN LAXITY
Microneedling is a method of triggering the repair response of skin. The needles on a microneedling device puncture the skin to create a controlled skin injury. Each puncture of the needle creates a microscopic channel, or empty space. The skin recognizes this channel as tissue loss and begins to produce collagen and elastin to “fill” the channel. Collagen is the main structural protein in skin responsible for sustaining skin integrity, firmness, and elasticity. The result is an improvement in skin texture and firmness, as well as a reduction in scars, pore size, and stretch marks.
Microneedling isn’t exclusive to just the face. While it’s the area of skin that is most often treated, the procedure can be done anywhere the skin on the body needs a collagen boost. Particularly, the legs, chest, back, or buttock area can be treated successfully with this Treatment.
In-office microneedling treatments can take anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour depending upon the area being treated. The length of the needle will affect whether there will be any discomfort or bleeding. Deeper microneedling is generally performed with a numbing cream to maximize patient comfort. Your skincare professional will then apply the microneedling device over your skin to create tiny punctures. The sensation is often described as feeling “prickly”.
Immediately after treatment, your skin may experience redness and minor swelling. These effects generally subside within a day but can take up to one week to fully resolve. Since your skin is more sensitive following a procedure, it is highly recommended to avoid sun exposure immediately after.
The goal of the consultation is to customize a treatment plan and experience with you in mind. This includes your physiology, your goals and expectations, your budget, your health and safety, and everything in between.