Microneedling: What to Expect

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Microneedling is a unique cosmetic treatment designed to rejuvenate your skin’s appearance. It uses a wand consisting of tiny needles to stimulate cell generation. Old tissue is then replaced with new, healthier skin. The process is simple, yet the results can be quite dramatic. If you’re hoping to achieve younger-looking skin with fewer wrinkles and improve tone, microneedling may be perfect for you.

A Closer Look at Microneedling

Microneedling can address a number of skin concerns. Many are relieved to know that acne and other mild scarring can be reduced through this treatment. You’re likely to see fewer lines and wrinkles after a session as well. Loose skin is tightened due to the collagen and elastin boost you receive. The skin’s tone and texture will be revived as blood flow begins to improve. You’ll even experience less noticeable pores with this innovative procedure.

The treatment is performed in the comfort of our office. The process stimulates a healing response within the body. This response is what initiates the enhanced production of collagen, which leads to the benefits discussed above.

Immediately following your session, you will likely notice some redness in the treatment area. This has been compared to a minor sunburn and usually lasts just 24 and 48 hours. After a week or so, you’ll begin seeing the healing results of smoother and brighter skin. Optimal results usually appear in the following months. There’s little downtime involved, and you can usually return to your normal routine right away.

Benefits of Microneedling

Beyond the noticeably more youthful results, there are lots of other benefits to this procedure. It’s versatile in that it can be performed on people of all skin tones without the risk of hyperpigmentation. Your skin care products will absorb more effectively as well.

This convenient, non-surgical rejuvenating treatment really delivers on its anti-aging promises. You can learn more by consulting with our expert at Old Town Medspa in Chicago. Contact us today to book an appointment!

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