If you notice flaws on the skin of your face, you may be looking for cosmetic solutions to rejuvenate your appearance. Microneedling can restore skin that may show signs of damage due to age, scarring, and more.
Everyone’s skin is different, so it is important to understand how this treatment works to determine if it is the best option for you. Dr. Joseph Guarino, a physician in Trenton, NJ, describes the benefits you can expect with skin tightening treatment through microneedling.
Am I a Good Candidate for Microneedling?
Microneedling is a useful cosmetic treatment for patients with minor skin conditions that they would like to improve. This treatment is effective for patients of any gender and skin tone and can be administered at any time of year.
You can discuss your aesthetic goals with your doctor during a scheduled consultation. During this appointment, they will evaluate your skin as well as your medical history to determine if microneedling is the best cosmetic treatment option for your unique needs.
What is the Procedure Like?
If you and your doctor decide to pursue microneedling for your facial rejuvenation, your doctor will first apply a topical anesthetic to the affected area to ensure patient comfort during the procedure. The doctor will then use a handheld device to prick the surface of your skin with a tiny needle.
The procedure stimulates your body’s natural healing response without damaging skin cells or your facial structure. This process lasts about 30 minutes, and you may return to your regular activities directly after your procedure.
What Results Can I Expect?
You may notice redness, soreness, or tightness in the affected skin immediately after the microneedling procedure, but these side effects will fade over time. After your skin has healed, you should see cosmetic enhancement in the targeted area on your face.
Cosmetic benefits include tightening sagging skin, reducing wrinkles and fine lines, diminishing mild scars from acne or other trauma, and other facial rejuvenation effects. These enhancements should last for about six weeks, and you can discuss opportunities for touch-up treatments with your doctor.
Skin Tightening and More in Trenton, NJ
DermaCosmedica offers microneedling and other skin tightening treatments to patients in Trenton, NJ and the surrounding areas. Dr. Guarino also specializes in Botox, laser treatments, and other cosmetic procedures. To schedule a consultation with us, contact our office online or reach us by phone at 609.389.9671.