The beauty world is constantly changing, but one thing that will always remain the same is promoting beautiful skin. There are plenty of creams and facials that claim to rejuvenate skin, but they only sit on the surface, and they don’t provide long lasting results. The newest beauty trend is microneedling. We’re sure you’ve seen pictures of your favorite Instagram influencers getting their face punctured with a tiny machine, but is it beneficial? Here’s all the in’s and out’s of Microneedling In Miami.
What is Microneedling?
Collagen induction therapy, also known as microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that uses tiny needles to puncture the skin. The skin rejuvenation procedure is minimally invasive allowing you to have refreshed skin quickly. Similar to acupuncture, needles are used puncture the skin.
How is it done?
A licensed professional will use a pen-like tool to cover the surface of your face. The tool will repeatedly puncture the skin with sterile needles. As the needles puncture the skin, it creates a micro-wound. The body is then triggered to fill these micro-wounds by producing collagen and elastin which is exactly what your body needs. Microneedling can be done at three different levels including at the surface, a medium level then a deep leveled procedure. Unlike other treatments such as dermabrasion, chemical peels, and laser treatments, it causes minimal damage to the skin.
What the benefits of Microneedling:
Microneedling has a handful of health benefits. The number of treatments will vary from person to person, but each patient should experience:
- Prevents early signs of aging
- Treats skin stretching or stretch marks
- Helps reduce hyperpigmentation
- Minimizes age spots
- Helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
- Lessons pore size on the face
- Eliminates the appearance of scars
Does Skin Needling Hurt?
One of the most asked questions when it comes to microneedling is if it hurts. Most patients say microneedling is painless, but you may experience slight pressure or discomfort. Your technician may apply a topical anesthetic cream to reduce discomfort, but other than a mild tingling sensation, you should not feel a thing.
Your session, depending on how large the area is, may take 30 to 60 minutes. Multiple sessions may be recommended, and each session can be done 4-6 weeks apart to achieve your desired results. Remember, everyone’s skin is different, so results will vary. Most see changes in their skin 48 to 72 hours after.
Are there any side effects from microneedling?
In all, microneedling is an easy way to achieve pure perfection. Many do not experience any side effects after the procedure, but some many endure skin irritation and redness. These symptoms should disappear shortly after the procedure revealing beautiful skin in 48 hours.
If you are ready to achieve flawless, radiant skin with long-lasting results, contact the Miami Center for Dermatology now at (305) 279-7546 or click here to schedule an appointment to receive your very own Micro Needling session today!