What is Microneedling?
Microneedling also known as collagen induction therapy, rejuvenate the skin with no downtime. It helps with the following:
*Fine lines and wrinkles
*Skin tone and texture
In home VS. in office Microneedling:
Be aware of at home kits sold online. In most cases the needles are not long enough to produce collagen stimulation, and because the instrument is reusable, sterilizing is a concern and could pose a health risk. In office Microneedling is much safer and give you the results you desire. In office Microneedling:
*Reaches over 1mm depth
*Topical numbing for discomfort
*Under physician’s supervision
Other types of Microneedling:
Microneedling with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a concentration of Platelets in the blood that are crucial to wound healing. When used for skin rejuvenation, PRP releases growth factors to the skin to expedite the body’s own repair process and stimulate new collagen and elastin.
Microneedling with radio frequency:
*Helps with contouring and tightening of skin
Does it hurt?
The personalized compounded numbing cream, the most effective numbing cream available, is applied 30 to 40 minutes prior to the treatment to ensure a comfortable patients say they find the treatment to be in a range of comfortable to virtually pain free. The Vivace was designed with patient comfort in mind.
When can I wear makeup?
Most patients can wear makeup after 3 to 4 hours.
How long does the result last?
Everyone is different, but the collagen you make is your own and continues accelerated production over three months. Results improve over time.