Collagen Induction Therapy, more commonly known as microneedling, is a treatment that enhances the appearance of wrinkles, stretch marks, acne scars, and more. The procedure stimulates your body’s natural production of collagen and elastin to achieve more youthful skin in a very natural way.
Microneedling is a skin rejuvenation treatment involving the delivery of safe, controlled micro-channels to the surface layers of skin. This sets off a healing cascade that results in old, damaged skin tissue being replaced by fresher skin. In the process, skin problems like wrinkles, scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, and are minimized as your skin remodels itself.
What to Expect
Your procedure begins with the application of a topical numbing agent to ensure that you are completely comfortable throughout the treatment. Once your skin has become completely numb, we use a small device coated in tiny, sterile needles to create thousands of micro-channels in your skin. This stimulates your body’s natural production of collagen as it responds to the microscopic wounds on its surface. This helps to tighten and plump your skin in the treatment area with the production of new collagen and elastin fibers.
After Your Procedure
Your skin will be somewhat sensitive and more vulnerable for a couple of days after your microneedling treatment. You need to be extremely gentle with it and avoid rubbing or picking at any shedding skin at this time. Do not apply any unfamiliar skin care products to your skin in the treatment area. Any topical that you apply within 24 hours of your treatment will be more fully absorbed under the surface of your skin than normal due to the microscopic injuries that act as tiny channels.
Minimally-invasive techniques like microneedling offer the advantage of significant skin rejuvenation results with little to no downtime. You should be able to resume work or your normal daily activities immediately after your treatment.
Another advantage to undergoing a needling treatment is the kinds of results that it offers. It does not involve the injection of foreign substances or implants. We are not drastically altering the familiar contours of your face. Instead, we are working with your own body in a very natural way to gradually enhance the appearance of your skin in the treatment area.
You may choose to undergo multiple needling sessions if you wish. Each successive treatment builds upon the results of previous ones. The cumulative, gradual building of results is one of the most appealing aspects of microneedling to many of our patients.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you would like to learn more about how microneedling can completely transform the appearance of your skin, please reach out to the educated staff at Defyin’ Time in Mount Pleasant, TX. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!