The benefits of microneedling

Microneedling continues to be a wonderful way for patients to achieve healthier, more beautiful skin in a single visit. At Dermatology Consultants of Short Hills in Short Hills, NJ, our team of providers may recommend this procedure for patients who want to dramatically enhance their facial skin and address various skin concerns with a single treatment. Learning more about microneedling and its benefits will help patients determine if it is an appropriate treatment for their unique needs.

What is microneedling?

The team at Dermatology Consultants of Short Hills describes microneedling as the use of a pen like device with hundreds of tiny needles. The device is used along the skin, puncturing the skin thousands of times. While this sounds painful and unnecessary ,it’s actually a great way to improve the skin. Why? Because these tiny punctures will stimulate the skin’s natural healing process, which includes a boost of collagen and elastin production. Collagen and elastin are what give the skin its firm and youthful appearance. With regular microneedling treatments, patients can keep their skin healthy, fresh, and beautiful!

What are the benefits of microneedling?

Below are just some of the advantages of using microneedling to enhance the skin’s health and appearance:

  • Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improves the appearance of scarring
  • Reduces the appearance of sun damage, including sunspots, freckles, and hyperpigmentation
  • Improves skin laxity and firmness
  • Shrinks pore size
  • Improves results of topical products due to enhanced absorption
  • Reduces the appearance of redness caused by rosacea
  • Address active acne and acne scarring
  • Has fewer side effects when compared to chemical peels and laser therapies

Can microneedling be used with other treatments?

Many of our patients love combining microneedling with other therapies and at-home skincare products to achieve the best results. Patients can talk to our providers about integrative various cleansers, toners, and other topical products alongside their regular microneedling treatments to see a dramatic improvement in their skin.

Call Dermatology Consultants of Short Hills today for a consultation visit

Call (973) 232-6245 to request an appointment with our team at 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite #2H. We are open to new and returning patients of the Short Hills, NJ area and beyond.

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