Micro-needling is a treatment that is designed to improve the appearance of your skin. The procedure is performed using a special device that has very fine needles on it. This procedure is used to encourage skin cell generation. It is designed to break down old scar tissue and encourage your body to create more elastin and more collagen.
As the device is moved across your skin, the micro-needles break through the internal layers of your skin. As such, the procedure creates micro-channels in the skin. These micro-openings cause your body to respond by producing more elastin and more collagen. As a result of this increased elastin and collagen production, your skin gets fuller, and fine lines, scars and wrinkles disappear.
Micro-needling has been used to address many different conditions, including:
· Large pores
· Stretch marks
· Uneven skin texture
In the weeks following your micro-needling treatment, you’re going to see some results. In the months after the procedure, the full results will appear. Often times, a series of treatment sessions is required for optimal results. However, it all depends on the situation, as well as what you are wanting to treat.
One of the nice things about micro-needling is that it can be used on people regardless of their skin type or their skin color. Individuals with ethnic skin do not need to worry about micro-needling resulting in them experiencing hyperpigmentation. This isn’t the case for many other aesthetic treatments.
Since a topical anesthetic is used during the procedure, the procedure is not considered to be uncomfortable. To get the best results, it is usually recommended that you get maintenance treatments at our office.
If you have been looking for a non-surgical way to look and feel refreshed, look no further than micro-needling treatments. Rejuvenating your appearance may be a whole lot simpler than you once thought. During a consultation at Metairie Plastic Surgeons, you can learn more about micro-needling and how it may be used in your case. Our team would be happy to address whatever questions or concerns you may have about this procedure.