Microneedling is a novel skin resurfacing and rejuvenating procedure. Its advantage is that most activities can be resumed immediately after treatment, yet it reproducibly improves skin texture. Treatments are administered in the office with minimal disruption of your normal work schedule. It is one of the treatments of choice by busy working professionals who want to look their best but don’t have time available to recuperate from more invasive procedures.

What does it improve?
Microneedling is utilized to improve skin that has been exposed to years of ultra-violet sunlight, which displays altered texture and color, appearing as ‘aged’ or ‘sun-damaged’. It is also used for skin that has been affected by inflamed Acne that exhibits altered texture appearing as pitted ‘scars’.

How does it work?
Microneedling produces micro-sized channels in the skin. The body’s response is to immediately begin the process of regeneration to produce new, healthy skin. It can be combined with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) in order to achieve even greater benefits.

How many treatments are performed?
As with other fractionated resurfacing procedures, usually a series of 4-6 sessions – at intervals of 1 month – is recommended, but this can be customized depending upon your particular concerns and needs. For anti-aging maintenance, treatments are recommended once every 4-6 months.

When can I resume normal activities?
Many will resume most activities, including work, the day following the procedure. You may also resume the application of foundation or make-up the day after the procedure.

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