Microneedling structurally reinforces your skin by boosting collagen and elastin proteins within it. At SafiraMD Medical Aesthetics and Wellness Center in Alpharetta, Georgia, Andrea Volk, MD, the team uses microneedling to treat wrinkles, lines, crepey skin, and scars. Find out about all the other benefits of the treatment by scheduling an appointment over the phone or online today.
Microneedling is a treatment that promotes collagen and elastin production in your skin. Collagen is a fibrous protein that firms your skin, and elastin is a similar one that keeps your skin tight and elastic. By rejuvenating your skin with microneedling, you can improve its tone and texture.
The process involves creating slim, evenly-spaced channels in your skin with very fine needles. In response to the injuries, your skin’s natural healing mechanisms kick in to make repairs. The healing process involves cell renewal as well as structural reinforcement with collagen and elastin.
SafiraMD Medical Aesthetics and Wellness Center enhances your microneedling experience by offering enhanced versions of the procedure with radiofrequency, which stimulates deeper healing, and platelet-rich plasma (PRP), which assists with cell renewal.
Microneedling procedures can make many specific improvements to your skin’s tone, texture, and evenness. During your personal consultation at SafiraMD Medical Aesthetics and Wellness Center, Dr. Volk and the team examine your complexion and ask about the features you want to treat.
Microneedling with or without add-ons like radiofrequency and PRP has the potential to improve:
The treatment includes an application of numbing cream to make the process as comfortable as possible. Depending on how much of your skin you want to treat, the treatment takes 30 minutes to an hour.
Your skin is vulnerable to more damage after microneedling and is sensitive as it heals, so you need to take extra close care of it for a while. The team at SafiraMD Medical Aesthetics and Wellness Center gives you detailed aftercare instructions that preserve your skin’s health and appearance.
Following a microneedling session, you should:
Dr. Volk and the team discuss the products you can and cannot safely use as your skin heals from microneedling.
Schedule your consultation by phone or online to determine if microneedling is the right skin treatment for you today.