Microneedling

Skin needling, also called Microneedling Therapy, collagen induction therapy (CIT), and percutaneous collagen induction (PCI), is a minimally invasive skin-rejuvenation procedure.

How does it work?

Microneedling is based on the use of tiny needles to create micro channels (tiny holes) in the skin. The process stimulates your skin’s natural ability to heal itself and in the process produces collagen and elastin. This repair process begins almost immediately and results in a thicker dermis and softened wrinkles or scars. There is no tissue destruction with microneedling. The small channels in the epidermis close very quickly and the skin begins a healing response right away. Depending on the depth of the skin defect, you may see only redness or you may experience some pinpoint bleeding which stops almost immediately.

Microneedling Diagram

What areas can be treated?

Micro needling can safely be used on nearly all parts of the body with the most frequent treatments being on the:

   - face
   - neck
   - arms

What does Microneedling feel like?

The high-speed motor causes the needle penetration to occur very quickly which means it will feel more like a sandpaper sensation than needles. Some describe it as similar as the feel of a cat’s tongue. Scar treatments require longer needles which invade “nerve space” and thus, produce more sensation.

How many treatments are required?

Your age and skin condition will determine the number of treatments required to achieve the maximum effect. Common skin conditions may require anywhere between 3-6 treatments with a 3 - 6 week interval between visits depending on your treatment plan.

After the treatment

You’ll likely look as if you have a sunburn following treatment. This can last the rest of the day, to several days or a week depending on treatment depth. Treat your skin gently and refrain from acid-containing products for a week or longer.

Call 214-402-6375 or email zoya@zoyasfacespa.com to schedule your Microneedling appointment today. Zoya's Face Spa serving Richardson, Plano, Allen, Dallas and the DFW Metroplex.