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Expert Microneedling Treatments in Summit, NJ

In your childhood years, cuts, bruises, and even pimples seemed to vanish overnight. But as we age, our natural healing process slows. Our bodies produce less of the skin-boosting proteins we need to repair wounds, keep skin smooth, and fully heal scars. But with a little bit of encouragement, your skin can get the healing factors it needs to shine through years of damage. Microneedling at Carniol Plastic Surgery in Summit, NJ, may be just what you need to turn back the clock on your appearance.

As a widely popular form of non-surgical facial rejuvenation, microneedling consistently delivers superior clinical results—all while being perfectly safe for all skin types. If you’ve had enough of enlarged pores, unhealed acne scars, uneven skin tone, or fine lines and wrinkles, schedule your microneedling consultation with Dr. Carniol in Summit, NJ!

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How Microneedling Works

In our childhood years, our skin feels softer and heals faster thanks to an abundance of two structural proteins—collagen and elastin. When we fall off our bike and scrape our knees, these proteins flood to the area to quickly and comprehensively heal those scrapes. Microneedling relies on this same fundamental principle to marshal your skin’s healing powers and direct them where you need them. 

Microneedling uses a needle-lined applicator to create microchannels in the treatment area. These microchannels serve as “marching orders” for your skin’s healing response. Shortly thereafter, a localized flood of collagen and elastin quickly heals the microchannels themselves before sticking around to close pores, remodel scars, reduce discoloration, and smooth over common fine lines and wrinkles. 

At Carniol Plastic Surgery, we use microneedling as an opportunity. Topical PRP and PRF solutions can follow microchannels down into the lower skin layers where they promote regeneration on a cellular level.

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Benefits of Microneedling

By harnessing and directing your skin’s natural healing response to a targeted area, microneedling can create long-lasting, visible results. Other microneedling benefits include:

  • Improved tone & texture
  • Faster healing of new & old scars
  • Bouncier skin
  • Brighter, “glowing” skin
  • Minimally invasive
  • No downtime
  • Quick results

Microneedling FAQs

Thankfully, microneedling is completely comfortable. Before your microneedling procedure begins, we apply a topical numbing cream to the treatment area for at least 15 minutes. This drastically increases patient comfort for a quick and pain-free treatment. Afterward, a healing mask is applied to lock in results and quicken healing. To learn more about our microneedling treatments, call Carniol Plastic Surgery in Summit, NJ at 908-598-1400!

Before your microneedling treatment, we advise that you avoid alcohol as well as any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (Advil®, Motrin®, or Aleve®) for one week. Otherwise, you may notice more bruising after the procedure, as these substances can increase bleeding. For best results and maximum comfort, we also advise that you:

  • Avoid using facial products that contain salicylic acid, which is often found in facial cleansers
  • Avoid heavy foods or fatty meals one hour before the treatment
  • Avoid sun exposure for two weeks prior
  • Avoid any caffeine for at least two hours before the treatment

Absolutely, microneedling is commonly used to promote healing of new and old acne scars. Without treatment, acne scars do not improve much over time. By directing and empowering your skin’s natural healing response, microneedling can finally focus your skin’s attention on lingering acne scars and other forms of tissue trauma.

Because it relies on your body’s natural collagen production, microneedling treats numerous skin conditions and imperfections in a single sitting. For the best results, patients often return for anywhere from two to six microneedling appointments, but on average, just a few microneedling sessions can help with:

  • Acne scars
  • Keloids
  • Stretchmarks
  • Smoker’s lines
  • Crow’s feet
  • Worry lines (forehead)
  • Enlarged pores
  • Too much more to list

Inspire Your Skin & Feel Inspired with Microneedling in Summit, NJ

As far as non-surgical facial rejuvenation goes, it’s hard to beat the body’s own natural healing response. Microneedling is a quick, comfortable, long-lasting way to supercharge collagen and elastin in numerous treatment areas for smoother, more youthful skin. Learn more about microneedling results or schedule your appointment today by calling Carniol Plastic Surgery in Summit, NJ at 908-598-1400! You won’t believe what your skin can do with the right inspiration!

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