Micro needling is a cosmetic treatment that is used to encourage collage production by taking advantage of the body’s natural healing response toward a minor injury. Collagen is a protein that helps give our skin strength and elasticity, as we age collagen production reduces which causes wrinkles, fine lines and sagging of skin . In Micro needling procedure, there is creation of tiny punchers in superficial layers of skin with micro fine needles with the help of derma roller or derma pen instruments. It works by encouraging your skin to make more collagen. Micro needling may also be combined with topical serums,radio frequency, and platelet rich plasma.
Microneedling treatment is beneficial in acne scar, fine lines wrinkles ,enlarged pores, hyper pigmentation, improve skin elasticity and stretch marks . Best results are achieved after multiple sessions but may require a long term maintenance plan. Micro needling is less expensive than laser therapy or any other collagen booster treatment like fillers and may work better for some people. Not much down time. You may experience minor redness for a few days after the procedure .Post procedure care involves avoid sun exposure, make up, work out, and retinol for a week around.