Do you wish there was a way to give your skin an overall boost without painful surgeries or downtime? If you want to have brighter, more youthful-looking skin and more, you should take a look at microneedling. It is a non-invasive treatment option that can aid with a number of common skin concerns as well as refreshing the overall look and feel of the skin. Here at Agnes Medical in Torrance, CA, we can help!
What Does Microneedling Do for Your Skin?
Microneedling is an incredible treatment option that has a number of benefits for the skin. It is a simple treatment that can deliver amazing results without any downtime or pain.
If you have larger pores, you know what a struggle it can be to minimize them. With this type of treatment, you will notice significantly smaller pores. Reducing the size of pores with just creams alone can take a long time if it even works at all. This is a quick and effective way to reduce the size of the pores all over your face.
A radiant, glowing complexion is something that most people desire when it comes to their skin but it can be difficult to achieve. Dull skin can occur for a variety of reasons including aging. After this treatment, you will notice that you have a much brighter, more radiant complexion.
More Even Skin Tone and Texture
Uneven skin tone and texture is another pretty common skin concern. Redness or hyperpigmentation is another issue that can be difficult to treat with creams alone. After microneedling, you will notice that your entire skin tone is much more even and that the texture of your skin is far smoother than it was prior to having treatment.
More Youthful Skin
A lack of elasticity in the skin can cause sagging, giving the face a much more aged appearance. These issues are difficult to correct normally but with this type of treatment, you will notice firmer, more youthful skin. This form of treatment even promotes natural collagen production that will keep your skin looking younger much longer.
Diminishes the Appearance of Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Fine lines and wrinkles are a very popular reason that many people opt to have this type of treatment. It will significantly fade the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines even those that are more severe. Since diminishing the look of lines and wrinkles can be a hard task, this treatment is a wonderful option for those seeking to have smoother skin with fewer lines and wrinkles.
Fades Sun Damage and Acne Scarring
Scars left behind from acne are another skin concern that can be hard to get rid of. This type of treatment is going to fade the appearance of any scarring on the face as well as fade the look of age spots or sun damage.
How It Works
Microneedling works by renewing skin from the inside, promoting healing. Tiny needles are used on the surface of the skin to penetrate that top layer. This is going to prompt the skin to begin its natural healing process that will rejuvenate the appearance of the skin on the surface. The treatment also works to boost natural collagen production which is what helps keep the skin appearing youthful.
What To Expect During Treatment
After your initial consultation where you will let our professionals know exactly what your goals, concerns, and expectations are, you will schedule a time to come into the office for your treatment session. The skin will be cleansed to make sure that there is nothing like makeup, oil, or dirt left on the surface of the skin.
Then, one of our professionals will use the device on the face or other areas you wish to have treated. They will apply the device directly onto the surface of the skin for a time. Afterward, you are free to go on with your normal routine since there is absolutely no downtime that you need to be worried about! You just need to worry about showing up for treatment and our professionals will take care of everything else!
Commonly Asked Questions
1. Does It Hurt?
No this is not an invasive treatment or one that is surgical in nature. Unlike other treatment options that might be able to yield similar results, this one is not painful. If it is pain that you are worried about, don’t be. Our experts will be there to make sure that the treatment is painless from start to finish.
2. Is It Safe?
Yes, this type of treatment is perfectly safe. Unlike other types of treatments that might be more invasive, you do not have to worry about any of those kinds of risks. This treatment is completely safe which is another reason why more and more people are opting to have this treatment over other types.
3. How Do I Know if This Is the Right Type of Treatment for Me?
If you are a person who wants to diminish the appearance of acne scarring, age spots, sun damage, fine lines, or wrinkles, It is a good bet that this type of treatment is a fantastic option for you. Even if you just want to give your skin a refresh, this is also probably a great treatment option for you to consider. It has a lot of benefits and works on all skin types and tones.
During your initial consultation, our experts will let you know if you will be able to get the benefits you want from this type of treatment but it is a great option for just about everybody!
4. Is This Type of Treatment Only for Women?
Absolutely not! This treatment is for any person who wants to rejuvenate the appearance of their skin and perhaps deal with some common skin concerns as well. Both me and women can enjoy the amazing benefits of this type of treatment.
5. How Long Does a Treatment Session Take?
When you compare this type of treatment with other types that might be able to give you the same kind of results, this one is pretty quick. You can expect your treatment to last anywhere from 30 minutes up to an hour. It is a pretty quick treatment that is going to be able to deliver some amazing results!
6. When Will I See My Results?
You will begin to notice your results in the week following your treatment. Some people may notice their results sooner and it may take a bit longer for others. Once you begin to start noticing your results, you can expect to keep seeing even more improvements in the days that follow.
7. How Often Can I Have This Type of Treatment?
While this might be different from person to person, on average you can have this type of treatment every 6 months to a year. Others may need to wait longer in between treatments and others might be able to have another session sooner. Once our experts evaluate your case and your skin, they may be able to give you a better idea of how often you can have this type of treatment.
8. How Long Will My Results Last?
Again, this is going to be different from person to person. On average, however, your results can last for 6 months up to a year since this type of treatment is going to help the appearance of your skin over time as well. However, one person may notice that their results are lasting well over a year while another person may see their results fading after 6 months or so.
9. Can It Cause Damage to My Skin?
No. Our experts are highly trained in exactly how to perform this type of treatment to give you the best results safely. You do not have to be worried about this type of treatment damaging your skin in any way. It works to improve the look and texture of the skin and will not result in any skin damage.
10. Is There Downtime?
No, you do not have to worry about downtime when it comes to this type of treatment. It is done in the office and you are free to go on with your daily routine as soon as your treatment session has concluded. There is absolutely no downtime!
11. What Should I Avoid After Having This Kind of Treatment?
There are a few things you should steer clear of in the 24-48 hours after your treatment. It is a good idea to avoid direct sunlight, avoid using makeup as this could result in clogged pores, and you should also avoid any exercise that is going to cause a lot of sweating. It is also advisable to stay out of public pools following your treatment.
Other than that, if there is anything else you need to be worried about after your treatment session, our experts will be sure to let you know.
12. How Do I Prepare for Treatment?
Typically, there is nothing special that you need to do before coming in for your session. If there would be something you should do prior to your treatment, our professionals will be sure to let you know. Usually, you just need to show up for your treatment and our professionals will handle the rest.
13. What Age Is a Good Age to Consider This Type of Treatment?
Rejuvenate Your Skin Today
If you are struggling with common skin concerns like signs of aging, sun damage, or acne scarring, there are few treatment options available that are going to give you these types of results without surgery or more invasive treatment. Microneedling also works to promote natural collagen production with keeps the skin looking young and radiant. If you want to improve the overall appearance of your skin, come see us today at Agnes Medical in Torrance, CA!