Microneedling: The Little Secret to Great Skin
- Posted on: Dec 15 2019
With such a wide variety of cosmetic treatments available today, it’s not surprising when people feel confused about what they might actually need. This confusion can lead to procrastination and, before you know it, the signs of aging have gotten out of control. I wanted to take a minute to discuss how microneedling is the little skin secret that you never knew you needed.
What is microneedling?
Needles for the skin? Yes. It makes a lot of sense once you look into the science of it. Microneedling is not a torturous process of sticking laboratory-sized needles into the skin. The tiny points on microneedles aren’t much larger than those used for acupuncture. The 6 to 12 microneedles rapidly and repeatedly penetrate 1 to 3 millimeters into and out of the skin. This creates hundreds of microscopic vertical wounds that are so tiny they can’t even be seen. These micro-channels stimulate the body’s normal wound healing cascade by releasing growth factors, leading to the production of new collagen, elastin, and microscopic blood vessels (capillaries).
what types of problems does Microneedling treat?
Microneedling is a great treatment for any adult who wants to prevent or correct cosmetic concerns such as:
- Acne and acne scarring
- Enlarged pores
- Rough texture
- Fine lines
- Mild laxity
- Dull complexion
- Sun damage
We enjoy helping people in the Fort Worth area look and feel their best. To learn more about various treatments that can refresh your skin, call (817) 335-5200 or fill out our contact form.