Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that helps remove fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and acne scars. It is a minimally invasive technique that stimulates collagen production in the skin; therefore, also known as collagen induction therapy (CIT). This technique aims at pricking the skin with microneedles that make tiny punctures in the skin. It offers numerous benefits, including softening lines, tightening skin, and improving scars, pores, skin tone, and texture all at once.
Table of Contents
- 1 Who is a Good Candidate for Microneedling?
- 2 Microneedling Targeted Areas
- 3 How does Microneedling work?
- 4 Microneedling Benefits
- 5 What are the Side Effects of Microneedling?
- 6 How much does Microneedling Cost in Dubai?
- 7 Micro-Needling FAQ’s
- 8 Consult our Dermatologists
Who is a Good Candidate for Microneedling?
You are an ideal candidate for the microneedling procedure if you have:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Aging skin problems
- Sagging skin
- Acne Scars
- Stretch marks
- Damaged skin
- Sunburned skin
However, you should not undergo microneedling if you:
- Are pregnant or suffer from various dermal conditions.
- Have open wounds or a history of scars.
- Got radiation therapy recently.
Microneedling Targeted Areas
Microneedling procedure is primarily used on the face to correct the following skin problems:
- Age spots
- Acne scars or other types of scars
- Uneven skin tone
- Wrinkles or fine lines
- Reduced skin elasticity
- Large pores
How does Microneedling work?
Microneedling is a skin rejuvenation procedure that works by stimulating collagen production in the skin. During the procedure, the dermatologist creates micro punctures in your skin with the help of micro-needles. The diameter of these tiny punctures ranges from 0.5 to 2 mm. As the micro-punctures are made in your skin, the wound healing mechanism of your body gets activated. As a result, collagen and elastin are formed, rejuvenating your skin and treating all skin irregularities.
There are numerous benefits of microneedling treatment. Some significant benefits are mentioned below:
- It reduces the fine lines and wrinkles.
- It is effective in reducing the appearance of rosacea.
- Microneedling has fewer side effects than intensive peels.
- You get rejuvenated and healthy skin.
- It helps shrink the large skin pores and fights sag.
- You can get rid of various types of scarring and sunspots.
What are the Side Effects of Microneedling?
One of the most common side effects of microneedling is minimal irritation and candidates may also experience redness in the treated area. These side effects usually last for a few days after microneedling but subside on their own. However, you should visit your doctor if you experience the following side effects:
How much does Microneedling Cost in Dubai?
The cost of microneedling treatment can vary from patient to patient depending on the following factors:
- The patient’s skin type
- The severity of the problem
- The number of sessions required
- The location of the clinic
- The expertise of the dermatologist
Typically, the starting price of microneedling is 1000 AED per session, but if you want to learn the exact price in your case, you should consult an expert.
How long does microneedling treatment last?
The results of microneedling can last from three to five months. Therefore, the patients need to schedule follow-up treatments twice a year to maintain the results. In addition to this, you have to take good care of your skin to retain the effects.
Are micro-needling results permanent?
No, the results of microneedling are not permanent. They only last for 3 to 5 months.
Is Microneedling painful?
Microneedling is not an overly painful treatment or an entirely pain-free treatment. You will experience minor discomfort during the treatment, which is bearable.
What is the recovery time for microneedling?
It can take around 2 to 3 days to recover after microneedling. Your skin will look red during the initial 24 hours after the treatment. Also, there will be some swelling. However, there is no downtime, and you can resume your normal life activities soon after the procedure.
What's better, microneedling or chemical peel?
Microneedling and chemical peels both treat a variety of skin conditions. Chemical peels treat surface damages by removing the affected skin layer. However, microneedling induces the skin's healing process and replaces the damage by producing more collagen. Both are effective treatments, but your dermatologist can tell you which is better according to your skin condition.
Consult our Dermatologists
It is recommended to consult a certified and experienced dermatologist before opting for a micro-needling procedure. At the Euromed clinic, you will have a pre-treatment meeting with your doctor, who will advise you on the best suitable procedure for your skin concerns. All you need to do is fill out the online form, and our representative will contact you to book your consultation session.
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