Microneedling in Beverly Hills
Skin needling, is a minimally invasive non-surgical, nonablative procedure for facial rejuvenation that involves the use of a microneedling device to create controlled skin injury. The technique that uses tiny needles are used to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, thus often referred to as collagen induction therapy. There are home devices penetrate only superficially on the epidermis, however the microneedling treatments performed in Dr. Edween’s office are professional medical treatments designed to penetrate into the deeper dermis. Professional skin needling is considered to be one of the safest skin treatment procedures, and unlike chemical peels and some laser treatments, can be safely used on many skin types, with minimal damage to the skin’s surface.
What is skin needling used for?
This facial rejuvenation is for the treatment of:
- Reducing fine lines and wrinkles
- Crepey skin Dyspigmentation e.g. melasma
- Tightening sagging skin
- Fading stretch marks
- Reducing scars such as acne, surgery or hypertrophic scars
What are the benefits?
- Reduced risk of hyperpigmentation and safe on ethnic or dark skin
- Suitable for sensitive skin
- Well tolerated and accepted by patients
- An option to ablative laser resurfacing since the epidermis remains intact
Patient can resume regular activity within a few days depending on depth of penetration of needles, compared to the considerable more downtime needed with some lasers and chemical peels.
What is the skin needling procedure like?
The procedure is well tolerated. It may take up to an hour to complete depending on the areas to be treated.
A topical numbing cream is placed on the treatment area.
As each fine needle punctures the skin, it creates a channel or micro-wound stimulating skin cell regeneration.
Dr Edween personally performs the antiaging microneedling treament for her patients. Each patient treatment is tailored to the individual needs, she uses the microchannels to deliver bioactive peptides, transforming and growth factors as well as various active vitamins and collagen boosters for enhanced skin rejuvenation.
What to expect
Patients may expect dryness, scaling, redness and swelling after the treatment that can last from 24 hours to several days depending on the depth of penetration
Sun protection is necessary for several weeks
Rejuvenation of the skin may be seen as soon as 2 weeks and as long as 6 months after procedure
How many treatments will I need?
The number of needling procedures depends on the individual skin condition being treated. Dr. Edween will carefully evaluate your skin condition and area to determine the best treatment protocol for you.
What Is MORPHEUS8 Skin Tightening?
Morpheus8 is the newest tissue tightening and remodeling device for skin rejuvenation, lifting your face and skin without surgery. This cutting edge of advanced technology has been creating a lot talk on “The Doctors” and getting rave reviews on RealSelf. Elegant by design, this skin rejuvenation treatment is safe for all skin types and creates very little downtime considering the powerful results it produces.
Morpheus8 is an FDA-approved combination of radiofrequency (RF) treatments with microneedling. The advanced design unique to Morpheus8 is that it distributes energy systematically, precisely and the sub-dermal adipose remodeling device (SARD) utilizes the combination of fine needles with radio-frequency technology to remodel the building blocks of the skin safely far beyond the capabilities of its competition. The Morpheus8 micropins penetrate 4mm deep into the skin which allows true contouring to occur by melting fat with skin tightening.
What Should I Expect From my Morpheus8 Treatment?
Topical anesthetic is applied to your skin, which minimizes any discomfort during the treatment. You should only feel a mild heating effect as the device passes over your skin. For optimum results a series of 3 treatments are recommended, however some see significant results after just one treatment. The procedure takes less than an hour, with minimal pain, swelling and redness associated with it. Procedure times typically require 1 hour for completion. Following the treatment, mild swelling and redness can be expected for a few days.
Morpheus8 can also be combined with other procedures such as Facetite and Accutite. This revolutionary comprehensive combination of treatments is called EmbraceRF. The combination gives you results that are so dramatic that it gets you closer to a facelift without surgery.
What Can Morpheus8 Treat?
- Skin texture and tone
- Sun damage
- Creases or lines on the face
- Jowls or facial sagging
- Stretch marks
- Acne and acne scars
Combined with face surgery procedures to help maintain results.
For more information about having micro needling in Beverly Hills California with Dr Julie Edween contact us today.