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The field of dermatology is constantly evolving with new, effective, non-invasive treatments emerging every day. One of the hottest skincare trends that boosts collagen and treats everything from acne scars to hair loss is microneedling.  However, not all microneedling devices are created equal. At Feinstein Dermatology we ONLY use the SkinPen® microneedling device from Bellus Medical.  SkinPen® is the FIRST and ONLY FDA-cleared microneedling device in the world, so it is important to ask for it by name. Here’s a closer look at this increasingly popular non-invasive cosmetic procedure.

How Does Microneedling Work?

Also called skin needling, percutaneous collagen induction (PCI), and collagen induction therapy (CIT), microneedling isn’t exactly new. In fact, it dates back to the mid-1990s. 

Because the skin makes less collagen as we age, microneedling is a particularly effective anti-aging intervention treatment. SkinPen creates controlled micro-injuries that stimulates the body’s three-phase wound-healing process while keeping the structure of the skin intact.   As the skin begins to heal, new dermal tissue and blood vessels develop, resulting in increased collagen. Your skin will look and feel tighter and smoother. 

SkinPen is a minimally invasive procedure that can be performed in about 30 minutes in the office with little downtime. It works great for all skin types and you can typically see results in as little as three treatments.

The Many Benefits of Microneedling

Microneedling can be used to address a variety of skin conditions, including fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, age spots, stretch marks, acne scarring, and hair loss. It can also improve skin texture, stimulate dormant hair follicles, and even reduce cellulite.

One of the best things about microneedling? You get all these benefits with very low risk and minimal recovery time. Many dermatologists report that microneedling is more effective than more aggressive treatments for certain conditions, like acne scarring.

For best results, experts do recommend incorporating this minimally invasive procure into a comprehensive skin care and anti-aging routine.

Are You a Candidate for Microneedling?

Is microneedling right for you? Because of its minimally invasive nature, this treatment is suitable for nearly everyone.  SkinPen® has been clinically proven to improve the appearance of facial acne scars in all skin types.  

If you are considering microneedling, a consultation with Abigail, our aesthetician can help you identify your best cosmetic treatment options.

Experience the Magic of Microneedling at Feinstein Dermatology

There’s a reason why microneedling was included in Refinery29’s 2018 roundup of the “biggest—and most fascinating—skin trends.” It’s incredibly effective. At Feinstein Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, our extensive cosmetic skin care treatments, including microneedling, can help you look and feel years younger—no surgery required. Ready to experience the magic of microneedling for yourself? Call Feinstein Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery at (561) 498-4407 or request an appointment online today.

microneedlingIt’s no secret that as we age, we lose collagen and elasticity in our skin which is what gives our skin strength, and when it begins to disappear, wrinkles begin to appear. We want to introduce you to microneedling in Delray Beach. Think facial rejuvenation and beyond.

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure. This method introduces a controlled wound into the skin triggering a release of natural growth factors, new collagen, and elastin. This process causes much less damage to the epidermis than dermal rolling or lasers and other abrasive treatments, which helps to protect the new skin cell growth providing for quicker healing, higher success rates, and longer lasting results.

Benefits of Microneedling

There are many benefits of collagen induction therapy, including reducing the appearance of wrinkles and making your fine lines less noticeable.  It also helps hydrate the skin and makes it firmer, improving your skin’s texture. But there are some more plusses that you may not be aware of, that is, until now.

#1: Targets Scars

Collagen therapy is a great treatment for scars, including acne scars. Studies show that collagen induction therapy is effective in treating these scars. It also works well for treating surgery scars.

#2: Targets Pores & Blackheads

Many people have blackheads or enlarged pores on the face. Those pores can become clogged with dirt and sebum. Did you know that collagen induction therapy will make your pores smaller? Collagen induction therapy actually minimizes pore size and is a great treatment for blackheads, leaving you smoother skin.

#3 Targets Pigmentation

Many of us have experienced sun damage which can lead to sunspots. Collagen therapy can help reverse sun damage, as well as targeting age spots, dark spots, brown spots, and other pigmentation issues.

#4 Targets Stretch Marks

Did you know that it also addresses stretch marks? Whether you've developed stretch marks after giving birth or from weight issues, microneedling can minimize the appearance of those unwanted stretch marks.  

#5 Enhances Product Absorption

Have you ever noticed that after putting on a facial creamer, it seems to just sit there on top of your skin?  Collagen therapy can help enhance the absorption of your skin care products.

Number of Treatments and Results

As you can see, microneedling addresses many different skin concerns. The length of time in which you can expect to see results, along with the number of treatments you will need, depends on the skin issue being targeted, and the severity of your skin condition. We can discuss this in further detail when you come in for your consultation.

Feinstein Dermatology Skincare for a Flawless Complexion

Are you ready to get a flawless complexion with microneedling treatments? Call us at (561) 498-4407 and make an appointment. Talk to us about our other products and treatments, including our HydraFacial. We’re a full-service skin care dermatology and cosmetic surgery center, and we can help your skin glow.