If you have wrinkles and scars that you’d like to eliminate then one of the treatments you’ve probably heard of, or even Googled, is Microneedling.
What is Microneedling?
Microneedling is a procedure done with a dermaroller that uses small needles to prick the skin. This creates new collagen and skin tissue that is smoother, firmer and more toned. The dermaroller is applied to your skin multiple times during the treatment, creating tiny wounds to your skin. These wounds trigger collagen to the surface of your skin to repair the skin. The result is smoother, plumper and more glowing skin. Multiple treatments are recommended for best results. Treatments are usually short, 20 minutes or so, with very little downtime. Most people have minimal redness on their skin for an hour or so and can return to normal activities the next day.
When Can You Have Microneedling Treatments?
A plus for Microneedling is that it can be done any time of the year – whether you’re tan or not. Normally treatments are done on the face but can also be done on the hands, neck and the décolleté. Any time of year is a great time to have a Microneedling appointment!
Recently, the FDA approved the SkinPen® Microneedling device by Bellus Medical. The SkinPen® is clinically proven to safely and effectively treat facial acne scars, stretch mark reduction, burn scar reduction, and is an effective skin and anti-aging treatment. Caddell’s Laser Clinic is one of the clinics in the Bellevue/Seattle area that use the SkinPen® exclusively. The experts at Caddell’s know how to apply the SkinPen® and to give you fantastic results!
At-Home Microneedling Treatments
If you’re aware that you can purchase dermarollers and do Microneedling at home, then undoubtedly you’ve seen that rollers are readily available at retail and online stores for very affordable prices. Why not just do this treatment at home? That’s a possibility, however, there are specific risks when this treatment is done at home.
Experts agree that at-home treatments can be beneficial when done between professional Microneedling treatments. You can purchase an at-home dermaroller at Caddell’s for a reasonable price and feel confident that you are getting the best at-home roller possible.
SkinPen, FDA Approved
Recently, the FDA approved the SkinPen® Microneedling device by Bellus Medical and is clinically proven to safely and effectively treat facial acne scars, stretch mark reduction, burn scar reduction, and is an effective skin and anti aging treatment.
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