Microneedling is a skin rejuvenation treatment that involves the use of an electric skin-needling device used to puncture the first layer of skin and forcing the skin to rejuvenate itself. This new cell production leads to the creation of new layers of elastin and collagen that over a period of multiple treatments help improve your skin overall.
What are the benefits of microneedling treatments?
Microneedling can help improve mild/moderate acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture/pore size, sun damage, brown spots, and stretch marks.
What will be done during my treatment?
- The treatment begins with cleansing the face with a gentle cleanser, then applying a topical numbing cream for 15 minutes to minimize any discomfort.
- The numbing cream is removed and your face is cleansed with an antibacterial soap.
- We apply medical grade skin products SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 gel to the area being treated and spreading it thoroughly and generously. Adjusting the speed and depth of the pen based on skin the applying the pen to the face in an up and down motion.
- Once the treatment is completed a growth factor serum from Neocutis will be applied to the skin.
Is microneedling painful?
Each patient’s pain tolerance is different. We provide numbing cream to minimize any pain or discomfort during the procedure.
Will I have downtime?
The minimal downtime. You will experience some redness, pinpoint bleeding, and slight bruising that will resolve within 24-48 hours.
How many treatments will I need?
A: Number of treatments needed will vary from patient to patient depending on the severity of the skin condition being treated. Typically we recommend 4-6 treatments for maximum results.
How often can I get the procedure done?
Treatment can be done every 4 weeks.
What should I avoid after treatment?
You should avoid chemical peels, makeup (up to 24 hours after), or anything that are non-comedogenic should be avoided after treatment for several days. No EXFOLIATING. We also recommend limiting your sun exposure.
How much does microneedling cost?
The average cost of a single microneedling treatment in Chicago can range between $300-$700 per treatment depending on where you get your treatment and the experience of the provider. We offer discounted pricing when more than one treatment is purchased. Your quote will be provided at your consultation.