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Needling, also known as Micro Needling or Collagen Induction Therapy, is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that involves using a device equipped with tiny, sterile needles to create micro-punctures in the skin. This process triggers the body's wound healing response, leading to increased collagen and elastin production, both essential for maintaining skin's elasticity and firmness. Targeted and accurate, needling can be adjusted to treat specific areas of concern or different skin depths, making it a versatile treatment for a variety of skin issues. It can help reduce the appearance of scars, wrinkles, and stretch marks, and can also enhance the absorption of topical skincare products. Additionally, it can stimulate hair growth when applied to the scalp, making it a potential treatment for hair loss. The procedure typically involves applying a numbing cream to the skin for comfort, followed by moving the needling device across the treatment area. Afterwards, a soothing serum or cream is often applied. After treatment, patients may experience temporary redness and sensitivity, similar to a mild sunburn. However, these effects typically subside within a few days. It's recommended to protect the skin from sun exposure and harsh products while it's healing. As with all cosmetic procedures, it's essential to consult with a professional to understand the process, aftercare, and potential outcomes. While needling is generally safe and suitable for all skin types, it may not be recommended for those with certain skin conditions or those who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Needling is a minimally invasive cosmetic treatment that uses micro-needles to puncture the skin, promoting collagen production and skin rejuvenation.