Microneedling and all it is about

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Microneedling and all it is about

Cosmetic procedures have begun getting traction in recent times. Its traditional stigmatization and association with celebrities and being shallow-minded people has dissipated. The emergence of the internet has made various people well-informed about the benefits of getting these procedures done. Dr. Michael Paltiel is a renowned dermatologist with vast experience and expertise in methods like microneedling. All you need to learn about microneedling and its benefits are mentioned below.

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a cosmetic operation that improves or deals with specific conditions affecting your skin. This involves using several tiny sterilized needles to prick the skin resulting in physical trauma. This physical trauma triggers the deeper layers of the skin known as the derma to reproduce new cells for rebuilding.

The various conditions of your skin that require microneedling procedure are such as:

·         Scarring

·         Wrinkles

·         Alopecia

·         Acne

·         Skin pigmentation issues

·         Rosacea

·         Stretch marks

·         Loose skin from liposuction or weight loss

Microneedling also assists in skin rejuvenation.

Medical professionals also use microneedling to enable the insertion of medications like vitamin C or tretinoin more profoundly into your skin. This enhances the treatment of several issues, such as acne scarring.

How microneedling works

Microneedling works due to the principle of collagen production and other healing properties after physical trauma has been applied to the skin. Collagen protein is a vital protein that improves your skin by making it look more smooth, firm, youthful, and with a stretchy texture.

The skin’s supply of collagen decreases as you grow older, leading to effects like wrinkles and other skin-related signs of aging. Collagen may also be lost to the skin due to injuries like stretch marks, acne scarring, or other scars.

Microneedling is typically not a short-term solution as it entails growing new, fresher skin. This process may occur over many months before the desired results of the operation are seen.


Despite the many positive reviews of microneedling, risks are bound to occur as in any other procedure. Irritation after the procedure is the most common risk. Other associated side effects involve:

·         Discomfort at the area of injection

·         Swelling

·         Bruising

·         Redness

·         Skin flaking

·         Dryness

Bleeding rarely occurs, but deeper treatments may involve some bleeding. This bleeding mainly happens if the patient is taking blood-thinning medications or if they have any underlying bleeding disorders. Before the procedure, the physician should be informed about this or any other issues. This reduces serious side effects like:

·         Skin pigment changes

·         Infection

·         Reaction to the drugs used during treatment


This process has been researched, and results have been studied to determine whether it is effective and safe for skin rejuvenation to deal with wrinkles and scars. Further research is still required to find out more uses of this process.

Other expected results after the procedure include the decline in the appearance of fine lines, large pores, stretch marks, scars, and wrinkles.

As the most visible body feature, your skin plays a critical role in determining your physical appearance. Any improvement changes increase your self-esteem. For any microneedling inquiries, visit us online, or call our offices in Forest Hills, NY.

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