The brainchild of a Swiss dermatologist, microneedling has been used frequently across Europe for the past 20 years as a top modality for acquiring beautiful skin. Today, it is slowly becoming quite popular in the US as well, thanks to its unique ability to fade scars, revive sluggish skin, and rejuvenate the overall complexion.
During microneedling, a series of ultra thin needles are injected into the dermis and epidermis. These micro wounds tell the body to start repairing itself, and as a result, collagen and elastin begin to regenerate. These tiny perforations also allow the introduction of important nutrients, vitamins, minerals and skin medications, guaranteeing that they will be well absorbed. Common conditions addressed by microneedling are: