How Often Can You Get Microneedling?
Because of the rate of skin healing, skin concerns, and age, how often you are able to have this treatment may be different from person to person. On average, however, most people can have this treatment every 4 to 6 weeks. It is a good idea to have multiple treatments to maintain results. Our experts will be better able to give you an idea of how long you should, individually, wait in between treatment sessions.
The Fabulous Benefits of Treatment
There are a variety of amazing benefits for the skin regarding this treatment option.
Improves Skin Tone & Texture
An excellent part about this treatment option is that is able to even out the complexion of the skin, dealing with any redness or hyperpigmentation, It will also smooth away any bumpy texture leaving you with incredibly smooth skin that is noticeably improved after only a single treatment session.
Diminishes the Appearance of Fine Lines & Wrinkles
One major reason that many people decide to have this treatment is to fade the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, especially around the eyes, the mouth, and the forehead. It can diminish the look of mild to even severe fine lines and wrinkles without any pain!
Boosts the Brightens of the Skin
If you have noticed that your skin is duller than it used to be, this treatment option can help. It will boost the radiance of the skin because it promotes new, healthy skin cells to come to the surface. Your skin will be visibly brighter after treatment!
Fades Any Acne Scarring & Sun Damage
Sun damage and acne scarring can be tough to get rid of if you are only using serums and creams if they work at all. This treatment can significantly fade the look of any scars left behind from acne as well as fade the look of any damage that was caused by sunlight. Your complexion will be beautiful and even!
Prompts Natural Collagen Production
Another great part about this treatment option is that it naturally boosts collagen production. Collagen is going to help keep the skin looking young by improving elasticity. Skin will be firmer and plumper because of the collagen boost that this treatment option can provide.
Overall, your skin is going to look younger than it did before your treatment session. It will be firmer, plumper, and have reduced fine lines and wrinkles. Also, your complexion is going to be more even and far brighter than it was prior to your treatment session! Your skin will look younger and more vibrant.
If you struggle with enlarged pores, there are a number of reasons including that your pores may be clogged. This treatment is going to help shrink down any enlarged pores, giving your skin a more even, youthful appearance.
How It Works
This treatment works by using tiny, incredibly sharp needles that are going to penetrate the skin. This is going to prompt the skin to heal, boost collagen production and generally promote new, healthier skin cells to come to the surface. It also increases the blood supply to the skin, making it look and feel better overall.
As a result of treatment, skin is going to look firmer, plumper, and overall more youthful and radiant because it promotes the natural healing of the skin. The tiny needles penetrate into the deeper layers of skin to also promote healing there which is why the skin ends up looking so fantastic on the surface! Plus, the treatment is quick and delivers!
Commonly Asked Questions
1. Is It Going to Hurt?
No, unlike other treatments that are invasive or surgical, this one is not going to cause you any pain at all! Our professionals will be there to ensure that you are kept totally comfortable throughout the whole process. You do not have to be worried about experiencing any pain.
2. Is This Treatment Safe?
Yes, this treatment works by promoting skin to heal and bring healthier skin cells to the surface. Again, it is not a surgical treatment or one that is invasive so you do not have to worry about your skin’s safety or your safety with this type of treatment.
3. Can It Cause Lasting Damage to My Skin?
Absolutely not! Our professionals are highly trained at precisely how to perform this treatment so that it does what it is intended to do which is to promote intense healing of the skin. You do not have to worry about any damage to your skin. It is going to look and feel better than before!
4. When Will I See My Results?
You will begin to notice improvements to your skin in the days following treatment but it may take up to 1 to 2 weeks before you are going to be able to see your full results. However, this may vary from person to person depending on age, skin concerns, and a number of other factors. While one person may see their full results in a week, another person may have to wait up to 2 weeks to see theirs.
5. How Long Can I Expect My Results To Last?
You can expect your results to last for 4 to 6 weeks and sometimes longer! Those who have more mature skin may notice that their results are fading more quickly but that is not always the case. Either way, you can expect your results to last longer than any facial or other treatments like that. Once you do notice your results fading, you can have another session to maintain your amazing results!
6. Can’t I Just Do This Myself at Home?
While it is an option to do this type of treatment by yourself at home using a roller, it probably is not a good idea to try. You could end up causing damage to your skin and it could even be painful. Our experts are highly skilled in exactly how to perform this treatment so that it is not painful and delivers all the benefits to the skin.
When it concerns this treatment and others like it, it is always a wiser choice to let the professionals handle it. You would not want to cause any damage to your skin or miss out on all the benefits this treatment can offer.
7. Is This Treatment Only an Option for Women?
No, this treatment is for any person who wants to rejuvenate the appearance and texture of their skin without painful surgeries. Men and women have and will continue to benefit from this treatment option. It is effective on all skin tones and types so just about anyone can benefit from this treatment!
8. What Do I Need To Do To Prepare for Treatment?
Usually, you just need to show up for your appointment and our professionals will take care of the rest. If there would happen to be anything you need to do before you come in for your treatment session, our experts will let you know. Just stick to your regular skincare routine and show up for your treatment session! Our professionals will ensure that everything else is taken care of.
9. Who Is This Right for?
This is a treatment option for any person who wants to improve the texture and tone of their skin as well as boost brightness and deal with a number of skin concerns in the process. It can help with acne scarring, sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores, and more! It is beneficial for every skin type and tone and requires no downtime! Most people can benefit from this treatment option.
10. How Do I Care for My Skin After I Have My Treatment Session?
It is a good idea to steer away from any activities that are going to cause you to sweat excessively in the 24 to 48 hours following treatment. Other than that, there are not usually any other things you need to do or avoid. If there are, our experts will let you know as they want you to get the most out of this treatment option!
11. Is There Downtime?
No, as soon as you are finished with your treatment session, you can get on with your typical routine without worrying about pain or downtime. It is not a surgical treatment but simply utilizes tiny needles that promote intensive healing of the skin, bringing new, fresh skin cells to the surface. There is no downtime needed at all.
12. How Long Does a Treatment Session Take?
Usually, each treatment session is not going to exceed 30 minutes. When you take a look at the amount of time other, similar treatments, this one is going to be very quick in comparison. And again, as soon as your treatment session is over, you can go about your day as you always do without having to worry about downtime.
13. Will It Dry My Skin Out?
No, you do not have to worry about this treatment making your skin dry. It is going to promote the skin to heal which is likely going to boost the moisture levels of the skin and better help the skin retain moisture. You do not have to worry about this treatment drying out your skin at all.
14. Does It Really Work?
Yes, this is a treatment that has science to back up how well it works. And, there are a lot of before and after pictures proving just how amazing this treatment option can be. It is not something that is not going to deliver results. Just take a look at those before and after pictures!
Boost the Look of Your Skin Today Without Any Pain or Downtime
If you want to improve the texture and the tone of your skin while making it look younger and promoting collagen production, microneedling is an amazing treatment option that you can likely benefit from. It is not an invasive treatment and as soon as you are done with treatment, you can go about your day as you always do. If you’re ready for amazing skin, come see us today at Metairie Plastic Surgeons in Metairie, LA!