Believe it or not, surgery is not the only way to rejuvenate skin. At Facial Aesthetic Concepts, our team of expert aestheticians offer a variety of minimally invasive skin treatments, with one of the most popular being microneedling. While some people get nervous when they hear the word “needles,” once they learn more about how effective and easy it is to refresh their skin, they start to incorporate microneedling into their beauty routine.
How Microneedling Works
Collagen and elastin are two proteins that keep skin smooth and elastic-like. Unfortunately, as the body gets older, its production of these proteins slows significantly, causing skin to become laxer. Microneedling uses a series of tiny needles to create tiny wounds in the skin. Although these wounds are largely superficial, they are sufficient for prompting the body to restimulate collagen and elastin production. Thankfully, microneedling is not a painful procedure (thanks to help from a numbing agent) and does not require downtime.
What Microneedling Addresses
Microneedling helps to improve common signs of aging such as hyperpigmentation (age spots or sunspots) as well as fine lines and wrinkles. While results are not instantaneous, as collagen and elastin build in the coming months, the skin slowly develops a smoother, fuller texture with a more even tone.
Additionally, microneedling is highly effective at shrinking enlarged pores and minimizing the appearance of scars and stretch marks. It is safe to use on light and dark complexions, which is not true of all skin treatments.
What Radiofrequency Adds to Microneedling
Our skin care specialists have seen great success when adding radiofrequency (RF) to microneedling. The heat from this type of energy generates even more collagen and elastin to amplify the skin smoothing results. Like microneedles, RF reaches deep layers of the dermis for visible rejuvenation.
Choose Expert Providers for Microneedling
Microneedling with radiofrequency is a safe treatment when performed by a trained expert. To ensure that you get great results without the risks, only trust the experienced professionals at Facial Aesthetic Concepts with your skin. We assess all candidates for this procedure on an individual basis and can suggest alternative treatments if another option is better suited for your personal aesthetic goals.
To make an appointment to learn more about microneedling and what kind of results you can expect for your skin, please schedule online or call (949) 612-2237. With offices in San Clemente, Aliso Viejo, and Rancho Santa Margarita, Facial Aesthetic Concepts is conveniently located for patients throughout Orange County.