What is microneedling?Microneedling is a renovation in aesthetic medicine that is used to treat any skin conditions such as reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, minor acne scars, and enlarged pores using needles that penetrate your skin. Therefore, improving your skin’s texture, color and tone by acting as an exfoliant and removing the outer most dead layer thus allowing more collagen production. A considerable amount of redness on your skin will appear right after the treatment. Therefore, It is completely normal to have this type of reaction; however, it will disappear after 24 hours.
What advantages does this method have?The micro-needles pierce the skin like the fractional laser, but do not cause infection, necrosis or open wounds, as the perforated skin closes immediately afterwards; therefore, there are no risks, side effects or recovery time for the patient: only a mild erythema one or two days. Compared to the fractional laser, the needles can make a substance such as Hyaluronic Acid and large molecules actively penetrate the dermis, something unusual with virtually no method; The laser only opens the skin barrier and allows passive penetration, and therefore only the passage of small molecules and liquids. The roller can even be associated with radio frequency so that it reaches the innermost layers and thus obtain the benefits of a laser but not its damage or recovery time.
What applications do micro-needles have?
Thanks to the microneedles we will be able to rejuvenate our skin and put a solution to aesthetic problems such as:
● Wrinkles and expression lines.
● Sagging skin
● Acne , hypertrophic, keloid and postsurgical scars .
● Sun damage
● Stretch marks.
Finally, remember that to undergo a treatment with microneedles you should always put yourself in the hands of a professional doctor who has the experience and the ability to perform the treatment and also perform an evaluation of the condition of your skin.
What are the benefits of microneedling?
The advantage of this system with respect to previous ones, such as the needle roller (Derma-roller), is that it uses a precise and controlled stamping method that makes it possible to reach the desired depth in the skin and makes the treatment comfortable and painless . The depth of the needle can be adjusted during the procedure to accommodate the different treatment areas and its design allows easy maneuvering around delicate areas such as the eyes, nose and mouth.
To achieve the desired results, several sessions will be needed, which will depend on the specific area to be treated and the characteristics of the patient. In general terms, 3 to 5 sessions are recommended, which can be repeated every 4-6 weeks, although an improvement in the skin will begin to be noticed from the first session.