Micro-needling is one of the most innovative treatments used to improve the liveliness of the skin through texture and one. When aging starts occurring in our body, our skin loses elastin and collagen. These are the main proteins in the body that give the skin its buoyancy and thickness. They are also responsible for the thickness and strength of the skin. Micro-needling is used to create microchannels on the skin so that it is used to re-generate these proteins to provide anti-aging capabilities in the human skin. For this reason, the skin will start appearing smoother because of the production of these essential building blocks.
Coastal Dermatology and Plastic Surgery offers micro-needling and multiple other treatment options for all of your skin care needs. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!
What is Micro-Needling?
Micro-needling therapy is flexible.it can also be conducted in all parts of the body including the hands, neck, arms, face, and back. The following aging signs can be improved through the use of Micro-needling therapy.
- Beautiful lines
- Rough skin
- Traumatic scars
- Acne scars
This treatment can last anywhere between 30 to sixty minutes depending on the location and size of the area receiving the treatment. Before using the device, the skin will be properly prepared to ensure comfort and ease when the needles are moved on the skin. The sterile tip has more than 10 small needles used to precisely penetrate at different depths so that the patient gets the most appropriate result. It is often recommended to conduct at least three treatments after every six weeks for the best results. The treatment tool used for micro-needling can be adjusted to provide the best results depending on the unique needs of the patient. It is also referred to as collagen induction therapy.
After completing the procedure, the skin may appear flushed and red in appearance akin to a sunburn. Some sensitivity and a mild sensation of skin tightness may occur as well. After the treatment is complete, these sensitivity issues will soon disappear after a few hours. As the skin heals, subtle and visible improvements will become visible. Our team of physicians will advise you on how to maintain your results as part of a long-term treatment plan, and regular micro-needling sessions may be advised to help your skin retain its smoothness, tightness, and youthful glow.
Contact Coastal Dermatology and Plastic Surgery today to schedule a consultation and find out what micro-needling can do for you!