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By creating micro-injuries in the skin, new collagen is stimulated to aid in repairing the skin. You will begin to see a reduction in minor wrinkles, improved skin tone and texture, and softer, rejuvenated-looking skin. SkinPen is highly maneuverable, making it safe to use on sensitive facial areas such as around the eyes, mouth, and nose.
Your results will continue to improve as you continue through your course of treatment. At La Vie MD, we will discuss the treatment plan and anticipated results.
Most patients require three to four treatments, but some may require up to six sessions, separated by 4th weeks. Patients with significant wrinkles or scarring are more likely to need additional treatments.
No, the micro-injuries close after 48 hours, allowing you to return to a typical skin care regimen. The skin can be a little more sensitive than usual for a few days after the treatment since the tiny microneedles create actual perforations in the skin. However, significant downtime is not expected. treatments.
Micro-needling can essentially be used on any part of the body. The most popular areas to treat are the face, neck, and chest. The treatment is also effective on most types of scarring and stretch marks. Well, it is considered a safe treatment but the side effects associated are temporary swelling and redness.
Whether you choose microneedling for acne scars or other skin issues, you will notice some redness on your skin. For this reason, experts do not recommend any significant events right after your appointment. Downtime varies from person to person, but generally, you may experience mild redness and swelling for about 24 hours after your treatment.
For optimum results, we recommend 4 treatments spaced 4th weeks apart to see visible improvements. Results will continue to improve for a few months as the body requires time to produce new collagen and elastin. Ask your skin care specialist for any maintenance treatments if needed.
Patients typically feel some mild discomfort during their microneedling sessions. But don't worry, it is not considered that painful. Numbing cream is applied to the required area if you are .
We offer our non-surgical cosmetic services at two locations i.e., Danville and San Jose. If you want to schedule an appointment with us, simply visit our website and book your hassle-free consultation with our expert team of aestheticians.