In a world where acne and acne scars are becoming reasons for depression and anxiety, treatments such as microneedling are gaining wide range popularity, thanks to its effectiveness in treating different skin issues. Its least side-effects and the power to bring back the lost radiance of the skin makes the treatment unprecedented.
What is Microneedling?
Microneedling is a minimally-invasive procedure that treats various skin concerns like acne scars, age spots, fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, sagging skin, uneven skin tone, and large pores by stimulating collagen production. Skin tends to lose collagen production with increasing age or due to injuries. Microneedling helps the skin to produce more collagen and provides smooth, soft and even appearance to the skin.
Procedure for Microneedling
Microneedling is considered safe for darker and sensitive skin types. This is because it doesn't damage or peel off the outer layer of the skin.
The whole procedure is performed under topical anaesthesia to reduce pain. During the procedure, the doctor makes small pricks beneath the skin with a pen-like tool. The pricks are too small that we cannot figure out after the treatment. The tool is evenly moved across the skin so that it helps to re-generate even skin tone. The treatment procedure takes around 30 minutes. After the procedure, a serum is applied on the face.
Who is not eligible for microneedling?
One may not be the right candidate for microneedling procedure if the person:
What to expect after the procedure?
Microneedling is a minimally- invasive procedure so it takes very less time to recover. One can see the results in a couple of weeks.
In the first few days, the patient may feel slight irritation and redness. Many people get back to normal chores on the same day of the procedure. To maintain long lasting results, attend multiple treatment sessions and avoid sun exposure.
Risks or side-effects of Microneedling:
Like all other cosmetic procedures, the microneedling procedure also carries few side-effects which only retains for a shorter period. The most common side-effects are:
Apart from these, there are also some severe side-effects for which one must seek medical help:
Rama Skin & Laser Hospital uses various innovative treatment methods to treat different kinds of skin and hair issues. The medical team under the guidance of Dr. Sajjan R Agarwal is well-trained to fulfill the needs of different patients. If you have certain skin problems, visit Rama Skin & Laser Hospital, Hyderabad. For more queries call @040232225130 & 66100200.
M.D.(SKIN), D.D.V., F.C.G.P.FIMSA Skin Specialist | Cosmetic skin surgeon | Hair Transplant SurgeonRead More
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