Micro-Needling Q & A
What is microneedling?
The skin has an amazing ability to repair itself and maintain its elasticity and flexibility throughout your life. However, as you age even your skin can need some help to regain its youthful vigor and appearance. Fortunately, micro-needling is a non-invasive and convenient method to harness your body’s natural mechanisms to restore the vitality of your skin. Micro-needling treatments, also called Percutaneous Collagen Induction Therapy, utilizes tiny, disposable needles in a gentle, vibrating motion to induce slight injuries to your skin in a precise manner. These micro-injuries trigger your body’s natural healing processes, creating increased collagen and elastin production in your skin, ultimately leading to younger and more healthy-looking skin. What are the benefits of micro-needling? Because micro-needling harnesses your body’s natural healing mechanisms, it has a wide range of excellent benefits, all serving to improve the appearance of your skin. These benefits include: Skin tightening Skin lifting Reduced stretch marks Reduced wrinkles Reduced fine lines Smaller pore size Improvement in the appearance of scars Improve sun damage Improve pigmentation Help to treat acne If you are curious about whether micro-needling may be right for you, speak with the team at the Aesthetics Avenue. They work with you to determine how micro-needling can help you achieve your aesthetic goals.
What can I expect at my appointment?
Micro-needling is a convenient and comfortable treatment process, ensuring that you get the results you want with minimal downtime compared to surgical options. Treatment sessions usually last for one hour. At least 4-6 sessions are typically recommended for best results, and it may take a little time to notice improvement. During the appointment, the team will use a numbing cream to ensure your comfort throughout treatment. A small amount of bleeding may occur, but this is natural. In addition, you may experience minimal discomfort and redness following the procedure as the micro-injuries heal. The team at the Aesthetics Avenue will work with you throughout the process to ensure that they answer all of your questions. To learn more about micro-needling and how it can help you, call or go online to schedule your appointment with the team at the Aesthetics Avenue today.