Microneedling uses an electronic pen with multiple small needles to create tiny ‘micro-injuries’ or punctures in the skin. These micro-injuries stimulate the natural production of collagen and elastin in the area being treated, plumping, stretching and refreshing the skin. Microneedling is a popular treatment that can improve conditions like acne scarring, wrinkles, stretch marks, loose skin and pigment issues.
This popular, non-invasive treatment is recommended to refresh tired, dull or ageing skin and to address scarring, stretch marks and poor skin texture. Microneedling is usually used as a treatment for the face, neck and décolletage areas, but can also be used to great effect on many other areas of the body.
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If you are interested in a microneedling treatment, get in touch with our team of microneedling specialists in Kings Hill, Kent.
Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.
Time required for treatment
30 minutes treatment time plus 45 minutes for numbing cream
Time until results seen
4 - 6 weeks following treatment completion
Assess after approximately 9 months
Number of treatments required
Usually 3 treatments, 1 month apart
If you have further questions about this treatment, please call us on
0330 1331 272
How does this treatment work?
By firing miniscule needles into your skin multiple times, your body automatically starts to repair itself, naturally creating the collagen and elastin that refresh and rejuvenate the skin. We combine this with serums or platelet-rich plasma to help deliver bio-active ingredients deeper into the skin.
What happens during my treatment?
Numbing cream will be applied to your skin prior to the electronic pen being used. The needles in the pen are very, very small and are barely felt during treatment. Aftercare and sunscreen are applied at the end of the treatment.
Will I feel any pain or side effects?
You may feel very minor pain during or immediately after treatment. Redness or mild swelling may occur afterwards for up to 24 hours.
Who is this treatment suitable for?
Anyone aged 18 over who wants to refresh tired looking skin or requires treatment for scarring, stretch marks or poor skin texture.
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