MICRONEEDLING

Microneedling is a popular skin procedure that focuses on collagen induction through a high frequency of dermal needling. Microneedling has the power to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and scarring. If you’re looking to improve the texture and tone of your skin, a minimally invasive microneedling treatment with Dr. Kennett is an excellent option.

Objective

  • To stimulation collagen production

 

​Conditions

  • Scarring: stretch marks, acne scars, surgical scars

  • Rejuvenation

 

APPOINTMENT

Microneedling treatment packages are available to patients whom have completed a visit with Dr Kennett. 

PROCEDURE

First we cleanse the skin and apply a numbing agent.  During the procedure you may experience mild discomfort which resolves when needling is complete.  Needling time varies though typically lasts 40 mins with 15 mins skin preparation and 5 minute post procedure care.  

RECOVERY TIME

The amount of downtime can vary from 1-3 days. During the first 24 hours you may feel heat and redness, much like a sunburn.  From 24-72 hours post procedure you may experience some dryness and peeling of the skin.  

FOLLOW UP

For microneedling of the face: 3 treatments are recommended spaced a minimum of 6 weeks apart.

For microneedling of the scalp: 6-8 treatments are recommended spaced 1-2 weeks apart