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Microneedling is a minimally invasive method of inducing a controlled injury to the skin in order to promote new collagen and elastin production. Microneedling minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, and improves the appearance of acne and surgical scars, stretch marks, and pigmentation. Prior to treatment, a topical numbing agent is applied to the treatment area. We then use the FDA approved Skin Pen microneedling device which uses 12 or 36 tiny gauge needles to induce a micro injury into the skin’s dermal and epidermal junction.
The SkinPen Microneedling device can be used to treat the following:
All skin types can be safely treated and most areas of the body are suitable for treatment unless your medical provider determines otherwise. A series of 3-6 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart is recommended, but you may require more depending on your area of correction. Treatments are normally completed within 30-60 minutes.
Patients with one or more of the following conditions may NOT be treated:
After the procedure the skin will be red similar to a sunburn. The patient will likely experience skin tightness, swelling, mild to moderate peeling and flaking, and sensitivity for the next 48 hours to 3 days. If the patient follows the post care procedures correctly, the skin should be completely healed within a week.
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