Posted by: Skin and Cancer Institute in Cosmetic Procedures

Microneedling induces the production of collagen by puncturing the skin, causing trauma and repair at the same time. Microneedling can be done on the face to treat various skin concerns and conditions. It is popularly selected for acne, fine lines, aged looking skin, enlarged pores, stretch marks, sun spots and discoloration. It can also be used on the neck, for example, where unwanted lines are visible and predominant.

This procedure opts for cosmetic improvement and is able to effectively achieve optimal results on all skin types. There may be minor bleeding or bruising as a side effect. Recovery after microneedling does consist of visible redness and mild swelling, that should disappear within one week of treatment.

If you are interested to learning more of the benefits and uses of microneedling, come in to see a board-certified dermatologist to learn how the treatment is performed and what results can be seen.