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Microneedling

Microneedling

Microneedling – A New Way to Make Collagen

The process is called Collagen Induction Therapy and is used to improve

• Texture and tone

• Surface scarring

• Fine wrinkles


What is Microneedling?

Micro-needling is minimal invasive fractional radio frequency that provides direct heat to both dermis and epidermis with precise depth control from 0.5mm to 1.5mm.  The concept of micro-needling is based on the skin's natural ability to repair itself when it suffers physical damage such as cuts, burns, abrasions or other injuries.   Immediately after an injury to the skin, our body begins the healing process, triggering new collagen synthesis.  Device that intentionally creates very superficial "micro-injuries" to the outermost layer of the skin, inducing the healing process including new collagen production.  Micro-needling has been shown to reduce the visibility of acne scars, fine lines, and wrinkles, diminish hyperpigmentation, and improve skin tone and texture, resulting in smoother, firmer, younger looking skin.

How does it work?

Microneedling is based on the use of tiny needles to create micro channels (tiny holes) in the skin.  The microneedling procedure is performed in a safe and precise manner with a single-use sterile needle head.  The treatment session usually takes about 30-60 minutes, depending on the area(s) being treated.  After the procedure, the skin will be red, with mild swelling and/or bruising, and your skin might feel tight and sensitive to touch.  These symptoms may take 2-7 days to resolve.

Collagen

What areas of the skin can be treated?
Wrinkles and fine lines around the face, neck and decollate. Acne scars, surgical scars, burn scars, stretch marks, sun/age spots on the face and hands, etc.

How many treatments are needed?
It is highly recommended to prepare for 4 – 6 treatments (depending on the condition of the skin), For optimal results, treatments should be spaced 4 – 5 weeks apart.