For years, we’ve been told to break habits that hurt our skin such as don’t pick at scabs. A new treatment shows that hurting our skin actually make it look better.
Microneedling is a non-surgical procedure, which uses tiny needles to puncture the skin and create “micro injuries.” Those small wounds trigger the skin to repair itself by producing new collagen. More collagen, of course, means plumper, smoother, and healthier-looking skin. This has inspired the use of microneedling to address a multitude of common skin issues, including fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and enlarged pores
What to Expect A topical anesthetic and human growth factor serum are applied. A patient’s face is then thoroughly cleaned before treatment. The needling itself typically feels like a slight vibration, sometimes a slight tingling, on the skin. All told, the procedure takes less than an hour. Depending on the depth of the microneedling some redness can occur lasting from a few hours to a few days.
The Woodruff Institute for Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery is excited to offer the Collagen P.I.N. microneedling system. Collagen P.I.N. activates cellular regeneration to help tighten and lift skin, while minimizing common skin problems such as acne scars, fine lines, photo-aging, dull skin, poor texture, stretch marks and body scars.
What do you think—would you try micro-needling? Contact The Woodruff Institute today to see how you can benefit from microneedling. Call us at 239-498-DERM (3376)