Microneedling: What to Know

Are you looking for a treatment to rejuvenate your skin? Microneedling can provide that. At Center for SmartLipo and Plastic Surgery, our experienced esthetician utilizes Microneedling with radiofrequency energy, giving it an extra kick. Below we explain the benefits of Philadelphia Microneedling and what you can expect from the process.microneedling in philadelphia

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling involves a small handheld device that’s run over areas on your skin you want to rejuvenate. Most popularly, it’s used on the face, but can be used on any area of the body you want to target. It works by using tiny needles to spur your body’s natural collagen growth process. With Vivace microneedling technology, radiofrequency is an added bonus to help boost the collagen and healing process.

What Does Microneedling Target?

Microneedling is designed to take on many issues with your skin. An uneven skin tone and pigmentation problems can be evened out. If you have stretch marks, acne scarring, or any other scars it can minimize the appearance of all of them. One of the most sought after things is that it helps to tighten up your skin, getting rid of fine lines and wrinkles. If you have large pores, it can minimize their appearance as well.

With the added effect of radiofrequency energy, the results are better compared to Microneedling alone. The heat of the energy is what further stimulates collagen production and gives you the youthful skin you’re looking for.

What Can I Expect From This Treatment?

Particularly because “needling” is in the name, this treatment can make people nervous. It does involve tiny needles going over the skin. The depth of the needles depends on each individual case and a numbing cream can be applied before treatment if requested, or if the treatment for you is a deeper level.

Especially with the numbing cream, this procedure is minimally invasive and doesn’t cause much discomfort. You’ll feel some pressure on your face and an occasional warming sensation with the radiofrequency energy.

Typically, patients see results in just one Microneedling treatment. However, to keep up with fine lines and wrinkles, you’ll want to get another treatment about once every year or two. Multiple treatments always offer better results. If you decide you want more than one, we’ll space them out by several weeks for optimal healing.

Microneedling in Philadelphia

If you’re looking to get smoother, more youthful skin, we can help. Call us or schedule a consultation online.