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We are asked routinely, which skin rejuvenation treatments can be performed during the Kansas hot summer months. In short, microneedling is the best option. This treatment can be performed on tanned skin. This can be done without concerns of hyperpigmentation. Microneedling is administered with tiny acupuncture type needles on a “pen-like” device. As a result, it is creating microscopic holes in the epidermis. It can even address the upper layers of the dermis. Consequently, It stimulates the release of growth factors leading to wound healing and collagen remodeling.
Below are a few commonly asked questions with answers regarding this treatment.
Q: Does it hurt?
A: A topical anesthetic is always applied to the treatment area 40-60 minutes. Everyone has a different pain threshold. However, most patients do not complain of pain during the treatment.
Q: What is the down time?
A: Your healing time will depend on your idea of downtime. That is to say, most patients have slight swelling/redness for 2-4 days.
Q: What are the benefits and am I a candidate?
A: Microneedling is safe for ALL skin types. We use it to help reduce the signs of aging by improving fine lines, sun damage. In addition, it will address mild pigmentation.
Many patients need a series of treatments.For instance, a series of treatments may include 3-5 treatments 3-4 weeks apart. We will determine that depending on your unique skin concerns.
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