Microneedling is an alternate treatment to lasers, IPLs or chemical peels. See below about how it works and more details:
How Microneedling Works.
Over 200 minute needles are placed strategically on a roller-like handle. It may sound rather painful or even comparable to acupuncture, but it isn’t.
A numbing agent is placed on the facial area, then tiny punctures are inserted in the skin. When enough openings are seen in the deep layers of the skin, treatments used for anti-aging are applied, giving the entire surface an instant-and-effective boost.
Why Microneedling Works.
In order to rejuvenate skin when there’s deep scarring like wrinkles and fine lines, dermatologists will need to go deep into the layers of the skin – where growth begins. This is why most topical treatments work minimally, and are better for the prevention of skin issues than the actual treatments thereof.
Top Benefits of Microneedling Include:
- No Downtime – patients can get back to normal activities after treatment.
- No Incisions – all the facial area is left undamaged, unlike facial lifts or surgeries.
- No Major Side Effects – compared to heating from lasers for instance.
- Dermal Remodeling – treat some of the toughest skin issues, including aging and scars.
- Very Effective – due to microneedlles letting treatments be injected deep below the surface.
- Pain-Free – one of the top reasons why patients choose this method over others is that it’s virtually pain-free compared to heat induced, or acidic methods.
What Does Microneedling Roller Therapy Treat?
- Lighten Skin – get even, flawless skin tone with topical agents. Melasma is the scientific term used for skin lightening.
- Anti-Aging – get rid of wrinkles, frown lines, fine lines, under eye sagging, brown spots and other symptoms of aging.
- Wound Healing – individuals who have damaged skin due to burns, cuts, or bruises can rejuvenate skin with the help of Microneedling.
- Collagen Boost – as we age, collagen production is reduced. Microneedling directly stimulates collagen production.
- Stretchmarks – from pregnancy or weight loss can be hard to treat, but Microneedling addresses these skin issues too.
After the treatment, there may be some redness and irritation. These will subside on their own, and the results will show more clearly around two weeks post-treatment.
This article addresses microneedle therapy to treat the facial area. Nevertheless, the method can be used to treat skin issues all over the body, and it can be combined with other cosmetic procedures for optimal results. This includes the Microneedling with PRP Facelift, which withdraws the patient’s blood plasma, to produce Platelet Rich Plasma, which gives an instant boost – similar to those provided by Botox.