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How is microneedling different from dermal rollers?

Dermal rollers are the first generation of needling devices. One of the many drawbacks of dermal rollers is the fixed needle or penetration depth (i.e. 0.5mm) which is not very conducive when treating an area like the face which requires different depths due to the thickness of skin tissue, which varies in depth tremendously depending [...]

How is microneedling different from dermal rollers?2019-12-13T20:54:46-05:00

Is there down time?

There is minimal downtime after a microneedling treatment because the fine channels created during the procedure close very quickly. Most patients see 2-4 days of redness after a treatment. Makeup should not be applied for 24-48 hours post-procedure. Patients usually feel a slight soreness and may experience dryness and peeling after their treatment. Sun exposure [...]

Is there down time?2019-12-13T20:54:24-05:00

How many treatments do I need and how long do the results last?

Usually, multiple treatments will be necessary for the best results. A series of 3-6 treatments is recommended based on the patient’s skin condition and severity of scarring. An interval of 4 to 6 weeks between treatments is typically recommended. Maintenance treatments are recommended every 6 to 12 months.

How many treatments do I need and how long do the results last?2019-12-13T20:54:02-05:00

Does microneedling hurt?

We numb the face with a topical cream prior to treatment, and patients experience little to no discomfort.

Does microneedling hurt?2019-12-13T20:53:43-05:00

What does Microneedling do?

Microneedling promotes new collagen and elastin growth which tightens the skin and improves its texture, reduces pore size, eliminates fine lines and crepey skin, minimizes wrinkles, reduces brown and red spots, and improves the appearance of acne and surgical scars as well as stretch marks. Each treatment is customized based on the patient’s skin concerns [...]

What does Microneedling do?2019-12-13T20:53:23-05:00