October 8, 2020
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Microneedling has been used to improve the skin texture, wrinkles and Acne scars.

What is Microneedling?

It is a minimally invasive solution to improve acne scars, boost collagen and resurface the skin to improve texture. Microneedling has been used for many years by physicians to improve the aesthetic looks.

How does Microneedling work?

It works by insertion of very fine needles causing manual damage to the surface of the skin which rejuvenates and repairs itself. This process is slightly painful in which topical numbing cream is used. A Microneedling machine or device is fine tuned to be inserted certain depth mechanically to ensure safety and prevent side effects of hyperpigmentation or damage to the skin. It is very important to have this procedure done at a medical clinic to enhance the results.

When will I expect results from Microneedling?

It results take about two weeks to repair and heal itself. Initially it plumps the skin and makes the skin look radiant from inflammation and swelling. You will notice the changes in the skin and improvements of the scars in one month. Multiple studies have shown the skin treated with four sessions of microneedling spaced one month apart produced up to a 400% increase in collagen and elastin after six months of completing treatments.

Microneedling stimulates dormant hair follicles.

This equals new hair growth, confirms Gohara. In a recent study, 100 test subjects were divided into two groups: One set was treated with minoxidil lotion and the other received minoxidil lotion plus microneedling. After 12 weeks, 82 percent of the microneedling group reported 50 percent improvement versus 4.5 percent of the minoxidil lotion-only group.

Microneedling with Lasers for skin Tightening.

Pairing it with topical treatments like Activ-FE serum (vitamin c and E) or radiofrequency oftentimes results in skin rejuvenation and tightening of crepe skin.

What are Microneedling Side Effects?

Please have a consultation with a medical doctor regarding your skin conditions and the effects of microneedling. If you are suffering from rosacea, eczema, active acne or any other inflammatory skin condition, it is prudent to understand the risk of microneedling before you initiate this treatment. Flare ups can occur and sometimes they can scar as well.  With cystic acne it can cause severe infection which will need antibiotics.  At NewSkin Laser Center, every single patient is evaluated by our physicians prior to any treatments to ensure safety and meeting your expectations from the treatment in your specific situation.

Microneedling after care!

You will need to use after care products for your inflamed skin to prevent hyperpigmentations. Products like Activ 50+ Sunscreen not only protects your skin but it also has moisturizer qualities.  Otherwise, you will need to purchase a sunscreen and a moisturizer to ensure healing and the repair process.

Where can I get Microneedling near me?

At NewSkin Laser Center, we are offering the most advanced medical technologies and services like Microneedling, Ultherapy Skin Tightening, Sculpsure, Radiofrequency skin tightening, ablative and non-ablative laser machines, fraxel and IPL photofacial to improve your skin to more youthful, vibrant you. We are also offering non-invasive face lift with our latest PDO and PLA thread lifting.

We also offer wide variety of Botulinum toxin like Botox, Dysport and Xeomin along with fillers like Restylane, Juvederm and Radiesse.

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