Your body produces collagen naturally, it's a protein that helps maintain your body healthy, including your skin. As the body ages, it produces less and less collagen which can affect your skin's ability to repair itself, leading to loss of elasticity and causing fine lines and wrinkles to form. Microneedling is a type of treatment that aims to boost your body's production of collagen and bring about its restorative properties, below will be explored some of the benefits of microneedling but to learn more you can reach out to your local McKinney, TX, skin experts of the Dermatology Center of McKinney with Dr. James Ralston.
What It Can Treat
Microneedling can rejuvenate the appearance of your skin, treating signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles. It can also help with scarring, including acne scarring, and sun damage, as well as with skin pigmentation problems, and it can also improve your skin texture and tone, among other benefits.
How It Works
During the procedure, your doctor uses a device with minuscule needles over the targetted area to produce micro injuries which are meant to stimulate your body's collagen production and with it lead to the improvement of your skin's health and appearance. These tiny wounds cause your skin to kick into gear its own healing abilities.
Although it can vary, the entirety of the treatment takes only about a couple of hours and is typically performed right in your doctor's office. As opposed to other treatments which provide similar results, there is little to no downtime after the procedure and it's in general minimally invasive.
Microneedling in McKinney, TX
Microneedling is considered safe for all skin types and for anyone who is generally in good overall physical health. Just like with any procedure there are a few things to consider, so it's important to speak with your doctor to find out if microneedling is recommended for your own specific needs.
If you are interested in the many benefits of microneedling in McKinney, TX, you can schedule a visit with the Dermatology Center of McKinney, with Dr. Ralston, by dialing (972) 548-0333.