Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, has a lot of people talking.It is a procedure performed using a device/pen that has a cartridge, with needles, attached to it.
It is a simple procedure that uses very fine needles to break down old scar tissue and stimulate collagen production. New collagen leads to the formation of new skin tissue.
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A needling device is used to penetrate the skin. This will create thousands of micro wounds. Your body responds to the wounds by producing significant amount of collagen and elastin fibers. As a result, this will rejuvenate your face by filling in wrinkles and scars.
You will experience some redness and mild swelling for 2 to 4 days. You may even notice a slight bruising or several tiny blood spots, but they will disappear in 24 to 48 hours. Your skin will become smoother and radiant in a week.
Topical local Anaesthetic cream is applied for patient comfort. This ensures that the procedure fairly well tolerated by most people.
Micro needling is proven to improve the following conditions: mild to moderate acne scars, fine lines, deep wrinkles, sagging skin, rough skin texture, pore size, sun damage, and stretch marks.
Microneedling significantly improves the absorption and efficacy of all topical skin care products. It stimulates blood circulation and collagen production by over 1,000%. It is very cost effective compared to many expensive and harsh aesthetic procedures.
It can treat the face, body, skin around the eyes, mouth, neck and the scalp. Micrneedling is proven to improve the following skin conditions:
- Rough Skin Texture
- Fine Lines
- Crow’s Feet
- Laugh Lines
- Surgical Scars
- Acne Scars
- Chicken Pox Scars
- Large Pores
- Sun Damaged
- Aging Skin
- Stretch Marks
The number of treatments needed depends on the severity of your skin condition. Many people reported seeing noticeable improvements after 1 to 4 treatments.
You can perform a new treatment safely every 4-6 weeks.
Chemical peel, makeup or anything that are not non-comedogenic should be avoid immediately after a treatment for several days. This will allow your skin to heal completely. Sun exposure is not recommended.