About Skin Needling

Skin Needling is designed to stimulate collagen fibres and promote cell renewal by causing tiny micro-punctures to the skin to promote a healthier, refined, more youthful complexion. It helps to reduce fine lines, acne scarring, pigmentation, stretch marks and even out the skin tone.

What we can improve

Over a course of four to six sessions of Skin Needling stimulates the promotion of collagen and elastin fibres which will promote a more plumped, refined, youthful complexion. The individual treatment results are subtle, but the overall effect of multiple treatments can be quite dramatic.

  • Breaking down scar tissue
  • Plump fine lines
  • Improve uneven skin tone and refines pore size
  • Treat pigmentation for all skin types
  • Treat mild acne
  • Treats stretch marks/scarring

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What areas can be treated?

Skin Needling can be used on the face, neck and decolletage as well as the body.

What does the procedure feel like?

The most common sensation is a warm, scratchy feeling while the devices moves over the skin. Your skin will have redness that should subside in one to two days. You can return to normal activities usually 2 days post treatment. No active ingredients to be worn for three days. SPF always to be worn for outdoor activities.

How does skin needling work?

Skin needling uses tiny pinpricks to slightly wound the skin, this cause’s micro channels in the skin. This causes collagen and elastin production aiding in a more refined and plump epidermis.

What can I expect before the treatment?

Depending on the concern being treated numbing gel may be applied prior to treatment. Before the actual skin needling treatment, you will be asked to remove your make-up or moisturizers and, in some cases, you may be asked to shave the area to be treated.

How many treatments will I require?

The number of treatments will depend on the skin concern being treated however generally four to six sessions are required. Every patient’s condition and needs vary. Dr. Scott and his team will provide a more accurate assessment of number of treatments needed and expected results at the time of consultation.

What are the side effects of skin needling?

Temporary side effect will subside within 24-48 hours post treatment.
These include:

  • Tightness
  • Redness can last up to 72 hours
  • Heat
  • Increased sensitivity
  • It is important to keep skin hydrated and promote healing with Nexultra B post treatment.

When will I see results?

Generally best results are seen four weeks post treatment.

Cost

A single treatment of skin needling costs $350 or buy in a package of 6 treatments for $1750. For our full price list visit prices.

Dr. Allison consults at Enhance Plastic Surgery in Newstead