Micro needing involves the use of a medically-designed device to break down your old scar tissue. The treatment helps stimulate your skin cells and create new layers of collagen and elastin. Micro-needling also improves blood supply.
The results? A more even skin tone and smoother, younger-looking appearance.
How Micro Needling Works
During your treatment, the micro-needling device glides gently along your skin. As it glides, it penetrates the layers of the skin that is closest to the surface. As the needle works, it creates tiny wounds that encourage your body to heal and create new elastin and collagen fibers. As your skin heals, so it thickens and plumps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and even the appearance of scars.
Maintaining Your Results
Micro-needling effects are not permanent, but with the right maintenance program, they can be long-lasting.
This treatment is safe enough to repeat every 4 to 6 weeks until you achieve your desired results. To encourage collagen production, it’s usually recommended that you undergo 3 treatments to start with, with about 4 to 6 weeks time in between each treatment.
If your goal is to reduce the appearance of scars, an average of around 3 to 6 treatments is recommended.
Overall, the number of treatments you will need depends on how you respond to your treatments and the extent of the damage at the start of your treatment.
Micro Needling Works Well On the Face
Micro-needling is safe for use on all parts of the body, but it especially successful when used on the face, neck, and décolleté. You should start to see results after your very first treatment session.
However, micro needling is especially effective when used to treat a number of issues on your face, including:
- Age spots, or sun sports
- Acne scars
- Fine lines
- Uneven skin tone
- Large pores
- Reduced skin elasticity and sagging
- Other types of scars
Besides facial concerns, micro-needling may also be used to treat stretch marks as well as scarring on other areas of the body. However, micro needling is most popularly used on the face.
While you may be a little red after treatment, no downtime is required and the redness usually subsides within a couple of hours, making your results hassle-free to maintain!
Schedule a consultation online or call us at 215-503-FACE.