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Microneedling Specialist

Epitome Medical Aesthetic

Aesthetic Medical Spa & Aesthetic and Wellness Specialists located in Virginia Beach, VA

Microneedling naturally rejuvenates your look by triggering collagen production. At Epitome Medical Aesthetics LLC in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Norman Gonzales, MD, Kacey Baker, and the skin care specialists offer many anti-aging treatments to help you look as young on the outside as you feel on the inside, including microneedling treatments. For personalized aesthetic care, call the office or book your microneedling consultation online today.

Microneedling Q & A

What is microneedling?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic treatment that triggers your skin’s self-rejuvenation system to treat various skin concerns. Epitome Medical Aesthetics LLC may recommend microneedling to treat your:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Stretch marks
  • Large pores

The anti-aging experts may suggest combining your microneedling treatment with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. PRP is a form of regenerative medicine that contains a high concentration of the healing properties found in your blood.

When combined with microneedling, PRP enhances the results of your beauty treatment. 

How does microneedling work?

Microneedling works by triggering your skin’s natural healing powers. During the cosmetic treatment, your provider uses a special tool that creates tiny tears in the surface of your skin.

These tears simulate an injury that activates your skin’s healing process and induces the production of collagen. Collagen is a protein that keeps your skin strong and resilient. Production of collagen decreases as you get older, contributing to the lines and wrinkles associated with aging. 

Adding a new layer of collagen improves the strength and look of your skin. 

What happens during microneedling?

Your provider at Epitome Medical Aesthetics LLC customizes your microneedling treatment plan to address your specific needs and concerns. They review the details of your plan at your consultation — so you know what to expect.

While you lie comfortably on the exam table, your provider cleanses your skin with an antibacterial agent and applies a numbing lotion. Then, they use the microneedling tool to create the microtears in the surface of your skin.

When combined with PRP, your provider applies the PRP to your skin before microneedling. 

Though you may experience some redness following your microneedling treatment, there’s no need for downtime following your session. However, Epitome Medical Aesthetics LLC recommends you protect your skin from the sun during the healing process. 

When can I expect to see results from microneedling?

You should notice improvements in your skin soon after your microneedling session, with continued improvements over the following weeks.

To gain the most benefits from microneedling, the anti-aging specialists at Epitome Medical Aesthetics LLC may recommend a series of treatments.

Microneedling is a popular cosmetic treatment that naturally rejuvenates your look. Call Epitome Medical Aesthetics LLC, or schedule a consultation today.