Microneedling is an effective way to treat acne scars and other skin irregularities. The procedure involves using tiny needles to create tiny channels in the skin, which causes it to heal faster. Physicians can perform microneedling Sparks on any body part, including your face, hands, neck, chest, and arms.
Microneedling is an alternative to traditional dermal fillers and has a similar effect on the skin. Benefits of microneedling include:
The first benefit of microneedling is that it can improve texture by increasing collagen production, making your skin feel smoother and softer. That is because collagen is responsible for maintaining collagen levels in the skin, which helps keep it youthful, supple, and glowing.
Microneedling can help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by increasing collagen production in the dermis layer of your skin. Collagen is the protein that gives your skin its elasticity and firmness, so when this protein is increased, it will give your skin a more youthful appearance.
It provides immediate results
The procedure is painless and causes no downtime, making it ideal for those who want instant gratification. Microneedling gives visible results within a few days, depending on the technique used and the depth of anesthesia used during the procedure.
The main benefit of microneedling is that it is safe. Unlike laser treatments, microneedling does not burn the skin or cause redness and pain. It is also not known to cause any side effects on the skin.
Microneedling can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating collagen production in the deeper layers of your skin. The procedure also effectively reduces sun damage, which often causes deep creases in the skin.
Microneedling can help reduce pore size, resulting in a clearer overall complexion. In addition, this treatment can help minimize acne scarring by stimulating new collagen formation in areas with previous injury or trauma to your skin surface.
It reduces inflammation
Microneedling can reduce inflammation in mild acne and rosacea cases or chronic inflammation caused by sun exposure or skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. That makes it a good treatment option for people who want to eliminate redness and irritation from their face without resorting to prescription medications or invasive procedures (such as injections or microdermabrasion).
It can improve acne scars
Acne scars are formed when your body exfoliates and sloughs off old skin cells. The new skin cells replace those sloughed off older ones, but it takes time for the process to complete itself. Acne scars are permanent indentations in your skin created when this process doesn’t work correctly. Microneedling works by stimulating new collagen production in your skin (and restoring its elasticity), which helps smooth out those pesky acne scars and makes them less noticeable.
Microneedling is an excellent treatment for wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s feet, and other skin conditions. The type of microneedling your dermatologist will choose for you depends on your goals and skin condition. Contact LUX Dermatology and schedule an appointment with a dermatologist if you would like to learn more about how microneedling can help improve your skin.