What Is Microneedling For Acne Scars?
Acne scars can be a constant reminder of past breakouts and can affect one's self-confidence. If you've been searching for an effective solution to diminish these scars, look no further than microneedling. This innovative treatment offers a promising answer to those looking to rejuvenate their skin and restore its smooth texture.
Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a minimally invasive procedure that involves using fine needles to create thousands of tiny, invisible puncture wounds in the top layer of the skin. This process stimulates the body's natural wound healing processes, resulting in increased collagen and elastin production. For those with acne scars, this means a reduction in the appearance of scars and improved skin texture.
Experience the benefits of Microneedling for Acne Scars
Microneedling stands out from other acne scar treatments for several reasons:
Less Invasive: Unlike some treatments, microneedling doesn't remove layers of skin.
Natural Results: It harnesses the body's own healing mechanisms.
Suitable for All Skin Types: It's versatile and can be tailored to individual needs.
Short Recovery Time: Minimal downtime compared to more aggressive procedures.
Kelly Smith Forshaw
Premier Cosmetic & Medical Tattoo and Laser Specialist in West Sussex & London
Kelly has dedicated over two decades to perfecting the art of medical tattooing, semi-permanent makeup, and laser tattoo removal.
Her work has graced numerous publications, and she's appeared on TV shows like Embarrassing Bodies, Ten Years Younger, and The Bad Skin Clinic on Discovery+ in 2023.
Kelly is highly recognised among her peers, winning the Medical Micropigmentation Artist of the Year title in 2018, 2019, and 2021.
Beyond her vast expertise, Kelly's empathetic nature ensures every client feels valued and understood.
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Understand Your Treatment Plan
How many sessions are typically required for microneedling for acne scars?
Typically, multiple sessions are recommended for optimal results between 3 -5, with the exact number varying based on individual needs.
Is microneedling only for acne scars, or can it address other skin concerns?
While microneedling is effective for acne scars, it's also beneficial for reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and stretch marks, as well as improving overall skin texture and tone.
Are there any side effects?
Potential side effects include redness, swelling, and minor bruising, but these usually subside within a few days
What is the aftercare process for microneedling for acne scarring?
Following your treatment you should apply sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher. Gentle cleansers and moisturisers can be used but topical products such as Retinols, Glycolic Acid and Salicylic Acid should be avoided for 72 hours post treatment.
What people say about us
I've tried various treatments for my acne scars, but nothing worked as effectively as microneedling. The results speak for themselves..