The purpose of microneedling is to create micro-channels in the skin allowing the infusion of active ingredients to penetrate deeply and effectively into the dermis, nourishing the skin and stimulating the regrowth of collagen. A series of 4 to 6 treatments are generally recommended and the frequency will depend on the intensity and depth of the needle. Microneedling may be used to treat fine lines, scarring, pigmentation concerns, pore size, and even alopecia (or hair loss).
What to Expect:
Depending on the area of your face or body being treated and the type of device used (i.e. needle length), the procedure is well-tolerated and in some cases virtually painless, feeling only a mild prickling sensation.
Your practitioner will apply a topical anesthetic to your skin prior to treatment to reduce any pain and discomfort.
Your skin will be pink or red in appearance, much like a sunburn, for up to 36 hours following treatment.
Minor bleeding and bruising is possible depending on the length of the needle used and the number of times it is pressed across the treatment area.
Your skin may feel warm, tight, and itchy for a short while. This should subside in 12-48 hours.
While the selection might seem overwhelming, we can contour each visit to your needs to ensure that you get the most individualized, beneficial treatments.