Patients seeking a non-surgical method to rejuvenate and refresh their facial skin need to look no further than microneedling. Microneedling promotes the production of new collagen under the skin. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of acne, scarring, and stretch marks. It can also be used to rejuvenate the skin, as well as improve skin laxity.
Microneedling has been widely used throughout Europe for decades and can be used on all skin colors and types. The treatment is a good alternative to laser due to their being no risk of burning or discoloration. Microneedling is performed at our BioSpa in Newport Beach as a “walk-in, walk-out” treatment.
There are many benefits associated with microneedling, including:
- Micro-wounds stimulate collagen production in the skin.
- Able to address many signs of skin aging.
- Safe to use on all skin types.
- Little to no downtime required.
Many individuals choose microneedling because of its effective results and short downtime.
Microneedling can be used to treat a wide variety of skin issues, including:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Acne or surgical scarring
- Stretch marks
- Large pores
- Uneven skin tone and texture
The microneedling treatment begins with the application of a topical numbing cream to ensure that your treatment session is as comfortable as possible. The microneedling device will then be used to target the treatment areas, creating micro-wounds in the skin. These micro-wounds will activate the skin’s natural repair process, which includes increase collagen production.
Our staff has complete control of microneedling handpiece and the amount of penetration, depending on the amount of improvement that is desired.
At BioSpa, we understand that no two patient’s complexions are the same, and so we take a customized approach to our microneedling treatments. We will take the time to map out a treatment plan to ensure that your
You will experience some redness and minor swelling following your microneedling treatment. The day after treatment it may look as though you have a sunburn. The severity will depend upon the depth of penetration. These symptoms will subside within 3-5 days post treatment. Our staff will provide you with post-treatment instructions.
The number of treatments that are needed will depend on the severity of your skin issues. Three or four treatments may be recommended for mild issues, while six to eight treatments are recommended for more severe skin issues.
We recommend scheduling your treatments 10-14 days apart, and maintenance treatments are recommended 6-12 months following your last appointment of the series to maintain youthful-looking skin.
Microneedling can also be combined with radiofrequency to further improve results. Lasers, Botox, and fillers may also be done to help achieve a more youthful look.
If you are interested in learning more about microneedling at BioSpa, contact our office to schedule your initial consultation.