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    Microneedling Collagen Induction Therapy

    Microneedling Collagen Induction Therapy
    Microneedling is an innovative non-surgical solution to restore firmer, smoother, and more youthful looking skin. Microneedling uses state of the art micro-needling technology that is designed to achieve safe and predictable anti-aging results.

    What is Microneedling?

    Microneedling is an advanced collagen induction treatment that stimulates the skin in a minimally invasive manner through controlled wounding process. The process triggers the release of natural growth factors, including production of fresh collagen and elastin to tighten the skin from within. The procedure is safer and causes much less damage to the epidermis in comparison to other techniques such as lasers or derma rolling and other ablative therapies.

    How many Microneedling treatments are required?

    The treatment provider will usually recommend a series of three microneedling collagen induction treatments, spaced one month apart from each other. A few patients with deeper wrinkles or severe sun damage may require more treatment sessions.

    How much downtime is involved?

    Microneedling barely involves any downtime, and most patients will recover by the next day. Some redness in the treated areas could persist the next day, but overall the patient will be fine.

    Is the microneedling procedure painful?

    The treatment provider will apply a topical numbing cream before the treatment. Most patients report almost no pain or discomfort following microneedling treatment with a topical numbing agent.

    Who is a remarkable candidate?

    microneedling collagen induction treatment can be suitable for people with any skin type, and it can address a wide range of aesthetic skin concerns. The treatment may be suitable for almost every area of the body.

    When do the results become visible?

    Results can be noticed after the first microneedling treatment in most cases. Individual response will vary, but it is common for positive results to start appearing as early as one to two weeks following the first treatment session.

    How long do the results last?

    The results with microneedling collagen induction therapy can last for as long as one year after just one treatment. However, multiple treatments are usually required to achieve optimal results. The treatment provider may also recommend a home skin care regiment along with this treatment for more sustainable outcomes.

    How will the treatment impact immediate appearance?

    While the microneedling involves almost no downtime, the skin will appear moderately pink or red in many cases immediately after the treatment. The treatment expert may recommend skin care products to minimize these symptoms and improve overall results.

    Is it advisable to use make-up following Microneedling treatment?

    Immediately after the treatment, it is advisable to use only mineral based foundation to prevent the formation of bacterial growth. About four to five days after the treatment, the patient may return to regular foundation use.

    How is the Microneedling procedure performed?

    Microneedling procedure involves automated micro-needling. Tiny needles are applied to generate controlled micro-wounds in the skin in order to promote fresh production of collagen and elastin. The procedure also creates superficial micro-channels for better absorption of topical serums and creams, resulting in more effective outcomes.

    For more information on the surgical and non-surgical procedures and treatments by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons Dr. Reps Sundin  and Dr. Burton Sundin please visit 

    Serving Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Loudoun, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Chevy Chase, Richmond and surrounding communities.

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