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  • Types of Microneedling

Microneedling Treatments Compared


Microneedling (AKA micropenning) at Hayes Valley Medical & Esthetics creates thousands of intentional and precise micro-injuries to the skin to trigger collagen synthesis, and through the healing process, improve skin texture and tightness and soften the appearance of scars. It may look and sound scary, but when the best technology is used by trained esthetic and medical experts, the results are beautiful, the downtime is minimized, and any discomfort during the procedure is well-managed. Needle length and radio-frequency (RF) temperature are tailored precisely to your skin, comfort level, and desired results.

More about Microneedling Collagen Induction Therapy with SkinPen® Precision and about microneedling with radio frequency using the Scarlet SRF System.

All our microneedling treatments may be used on most skin types, over nearly the entire body, use FDA-approved devices, are sterile and safe, and utilize your body’s natural collagen and elastin renewing processes.

But what are the differences between our microneedling treatment options?


ESTHETIC MICRONEEDLING

• Performed by our Esthetics Team, using SkinPen® Precision
• The only FDA-approved microneedling device
• Needle depth only to upper dermis
• Most clients have slight swelling, pinkness for two to four days following treatment
• Targeted to improve fine lines and pores
• Expect skin rejuvenation
• Negligible bleeding during treatment
• Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) may NOT be added to this service

MEDICAL MICRONEEDLING

• Performed by our Medical Team, using SkinPen® Precision
• The only FDA-approved microneedling device
• Needle depth into the dermis
• Most clients have slight swelling, pinkness for two to four days following treatment
• Targeted to improve lines, pores and scars
• Expect skin rejuvenation and increased skin firmness
• Some minor bleeding during treatment
• Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) may be added to this service

MICRONEEDLING WITH RADIO FREQUENCY

• Performed by our Medical Team, using The Scarlet SRF System
• FDA-approved as a safe and effective anti-aging therapy
• Needle depth to upper dermis, deeper penetration using RF causing tissue remodeling below the dermis
• Most clients have slight swelling, pinkness for two to four days following treatment
• Targeted to improve
  > active acne and acne scars
  > rosacea
  > size of pores
  > appearance of spider veins
  > fine lines
  > hyperpigmentation
• Expect skin rejuvenation and increased skin firmness
• Some minor bleeding during treatment
• Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) may be added to this service

DIY MICRONEEDLING

Home microneedling devices don’t penetrate deeply enough to bring about collagen synthesis, but do wound the skin, exposing users to risk of infection and skin damage. Microneedling should only be performed in a clinical environment, by trained experts.




October 28th, 2019|Treatments|Comments Off on Microneedling Treatments Compared