Microneedling: Youthful Skin at Any Age
As we age, our skin tends to dull. With the help of microneedling, Dr. Benien can help rejuvenate your tired skin. Whether you are concerned with fine lines, sun spots, or uneven skin tone— microneedling is a non-surgical treatment that stimulates collagen, giving you better looking skin. This summer, get youthful skin.
Minimally invasive, microneedling uses finely tipped needles to puncture the skin. Each needle puncture creates a controlled micro-injury—like with any injury, your body reacts and tries to heal the inflicted area. As the punctured area heals, your skin is left revitalized through the production of new collagen and elastin.
Skin appears aged as elastin and collagen levels decrease. Triggering the body’s natural healing process, microneedling allows for an organic way to increase the natural production of these two vital elements. Microneedling leaves your skin refreshed. Microneedling:
- Improves Skin Texture
- Increases Skin Firmness
- Tightens Skin
- Lessens the Appearance of Stretch Marks
Microneedling also treats wrinkles and fine lines. In addition to enlivening aging skin, microneedling can help reduce the appearance of scarring—especially ugly scarring left from acne.
Although safe for the whole body, Microneedling most commonly treats the face, neck, and chest areas. Microneedling can treat areas not generally treated with more invasive procedures such as laser treatments and chemical peels. Microneedling is gentle enough to treat sensitive areas such as the skin around the eyes and mouth.
To see optimal results, multiple treatments are recommended. Although the skin is punctured, your skin remains intact, allowing for the procedure to be safely repeated. Three to four treatments are usually recommended for superficial flaws like acne scarring. Up to five treatments may be needed for more severe skin conditions. Dr. Benien will work with you to determine what is right for your skin. General upkeep is recommended every six to twelve months.
Although at-home microneedling treatments exist, the results are optimal when performed by a professional medical esthetician. Medical professionals have access to stronger, medical-grade devices that aren’t safe for at-home use. With a plethora of microneedling gadgets on the market—it is important to have a trained and knowledgeable doctor to help you achieve the best results. Microneedling will help your at-home skin care regimen as topical products such as moisturizers and serums are better absorbed into the skin.
Dr. Benien strives to give you the best results and experience possible. Microneedling allows for a fully personalized treatment. During your consultation, Dr. Benien will work with you to create a treatment best suited to meet your skin goals.
Microneedling provides a relatively simple and comfortable method to safely treat aging, tired skin. Learn what microneedling can do for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Benien at Cosmetic Surgery Center.