Microneedling


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What Makes Intensif RF Microneedling Different from Traditional Microneedling?

You may already know that microneedling is an excellent procedure for treating a variety of complexion issues, including aging, uneven skin tone, and even acne scars. But did you know that there’s more than one kind of microneedling treatment - including one that can help tighten and tone sagging skin? It’s time to introduce yourself to Intensif RF Microneedling - the next generation of microneedling treatments. Intensif RF Microneedling vs. Traditional Microneedling Let’s dive into the main differences between these two microneedling treatments, including what they do and who might benefit the most. Traditional microneedling treatments use a special handheld device that contains several tiny needle tips at one end of it. The device is grazed over the skin while the tiny needles quickly puncture the dermis [...]

By | 2019-12-06T06:30:00-08:00 January 14th, 2020|

How Much Does Microneedling Cost?

Are you interested in undergoing microneedling treatments, but not sure how much the procedure might cost you? Wonder no more; we have the details you need on how much microneedling costs, including how long it takes to see results and if this treatment is worth the price. The Average Cost of Microneedling According to Healthline - with estimates from Dermapen - the average cost of microneedling is about $350 per session. Most patients need about three to six microneedling sessions to see their ideal results, which means the total cost of treatment can be anywhere from $1000 to $2000+. The biggest factors that can influence microneedling costs include: The number of sessions you need to see results The area that’s being treated How your body responds to [...]

By | 2019-11-30T01:29:12-08:00 November 30th, 2019|

Is Microneedling Painful?

You’ve probably heard about microneedling - and if not, it’s time to introduce yourself to an innovative non-surgical treatment that can help you reveal your best skin ever. Microneedling is an FDA-cleared procedure that helps speed up cellular turnover, thus reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and more. It’s so popular, in fact, that it has been featured on several reality TV shows. South Coast Plastic Surgery is introducing a new microneedling option. Called “Intensif”, this is microneedling combined with radiofrequency. This new modality uses RF heat which is released by the needles when the needles have penetrated the dermis. This heat may result in greater skin tightening. This procedure is also helpful in treating acne scars and stretch marks. But with microneedling’s growth in popularity comes a popular question: Is microneedling painful? [...]

By | 2019-11-11T09:59:40-08:00 September 3rd, 2019|

How Can I Reduce Acne Scarring?

Those acne breakouts are finally gone - but unfortunately, they’ve left behind their fair share of acne scars. For many people, the acne scars can be just as bad as the breakouts, as these scars tend to leave noticeable red and purple marks, and even deep divots. While time can heal a lot of these complexion woes, microneedling is an effective, non-invasive treatment uses a device that resembles a thick pen - however, deep within the pen is several micro-tip needles that can help accelerate cellular turnover, revealing younger, smoother, and blemish-free skin. Additionally helpful is fractional laser therapy. Here at South Coast Plastic Surgery, we utilize the ICON laser to deliver fractional laser. There is little downtime, compared with the more ablative CO2 lasers where you [...]

By | 2019-08-03T00:55:45-07:00 August 1st, 2018|
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