How does microneedling work?

Dr. Jack Bertolino of Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics is a dermatologist in the area of Williamsville, NY that offers a myriad of treatment options for his patients. This includes treatments for medical or cosmetic dermatology concerns. Patients looking to rejuvenate their skin’s appearance and health may be curious as to the best treatment options for their needs. For many, microneedling may be just the right choice for patients seeking a minimally invasive skin treatment option.

How does microneedling work?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive skin treatment that offers rejuvenation and involves the use of tiny needles to create microscopic wounds in the skin. This triggers the body’s own healing response, which results in the production of new collagen and elastin. The new collagen and elastin help to improve the look of imperfections on the skin, including fine lines, wrinkles, and scars.

What are the benefits of the microneedling treatment?

Some of the benefits of microneedling include:

  • Reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improvement in the appearance of scars, including acne scars
  • Increased collagen and elastin production
  • Reduction in pore size
  • Even skin tone and texture
  • Radiant, youthful appearance

What is the treatment process like?

The treatment process usually takes around 30 minutes to complete. The dermatologist will first clean your skin and then apply a numbing cream. Next, they will use the microneedling device to create tiny wounds in the skin. Finally, they will apply a topical ointment or serum to help promote healing.

Who can benefit from microneedling?

Microneedling can be used to treat all skin types and is a popular treatment for aging skin. It is also a safe and effective treatment for acne scars.

What are the potential side effects of microneedling?

The most common side effect of microneedling is temporary redness and swelling of the skin. Rarely, more serious side effects can occur, such as infection or scarring. You should always consult with Dr. Jack Bertolino of Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics before undergoing any type of skin treatment to ensure it is appropriate for your skincare goals.

How do I learn more about microneedling?

If you are interested in speaking with a professional and determining if microneedling is right for you, it’s time to connect with the front office team at Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics of Williamsville, NY. He is available to help new and returning patients at his office, located at 5839 Main Street, Suite #102.

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