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Home / Medical Aesthetics – SANTÉ Aesthetics & Wellness / Microneedling FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Aesthetics & Wellness

Microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic treatment that uses fine needles to create tiny punctures in the skin, stimulating the body’s natural healing process and promoting the production of collagen. This treatment can help improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and uneven skin tone and texture.

The procedure typically involves using a device with a number of tiny, sterile needles that create controlled punctures in the skin. The needle length and depth can be adjusted based on the specific concerns being treated and the desired outcome. The punctures stimulate the skin’s natural healing process, leading to the production of new collagen and elastin, which can help improve the overall appearance of the skin.

One of the main benefits of microneedling is that it is relatively non-invasive and has minimal downtime, compared to other skin rejuvenation treatments such as chemical peels or laser resurfacing. The procedure itself takes only 30-60 minutes, and most patients experience only mild redness and swelling after treatment, which typically fades within a few hours.

Microneedling is safe for all skin types and can be performed on the face, neck, décolletage, arms, legs, and even the body. The number of treatments required will vary depending on the specific concerns being addressed and the desired outcome, but most patients see improvement after just one treatment, with optimal results typically achieved after three to six treatments.

While microneedling can be performed alone, it is often combined with other skin rejuvenation treatments, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, for enhanced results. During PRP therapy, a small sample of the patient’s own blood is drawn and processed to concentrate the platelets and growth factors. The concentrated platelets are then applied to the skin during the microneedling treatment, which can further enhance the skin’s natural healing process and promote the production of new collagen and elastin.

Overall, microneedling is a safe and effective option for those seeking to improve the appearance of their skin and address a range of skin concerns, including fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, uneven skin tone and texture, and more. If you are interested in learning more about microneedling and how it can benefit you, schedule a consultation with SANTÉ today.