Micro-needling
Micro-needling is a minimally invasive, 30 minute, procedure that treats the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and improves the skin’s overall appearance.  It creates controlled micro-injuries to the skin in order to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. The skin’s repair process results in reduction of the appearance of fine lines and pigmented spots. It also creates superficial micro-channels which can be used with topical gels, creams and serums to help these active ingredients to penetrate deeper into the skin.  Because there is no heat involved like with lasers, this procedure can be done on all skin types including those with darker skin. 

The benefits of micro-needling can minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, resulting in a younger-looking skin with fewer signs of aging.

Additionally, it may have a positive effect on the appearance of hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, acne scars, traumatic scars and stretch marks, and generally creates a fresher appearance or glow to the skin.

The most common treated areas are face, neck, décolleté, and hands.

Treatment feels similar to light sandpaper being brushed across the skin.

Immediately after the treatment you will notice a bright redness to the skin.

The total healing time depends on the setting used and the number of overlapping passes your skincare professional performs. On average, patients are red up to 2 to 4 days. Many patients heal completely in as little as 24 hours.

Patients notice an immediate “glow” to their skin. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several days and weeks. Results can continue to improve up to a few months after a treatment as collagen production continues.

It is recommended for most patients to receive a series of treatments spaced about 4 weeks apart.  The number of treatments needed is directly related to how each patient responds individually to each treatment and the improvement we are trying to achieve. 

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