Microneedling is a popular skin rejuvenation treatment that triggers collagen production by making small punctures in the skin. RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center offers this and other cosmetic treatments to residents of McAllen, Brownsville, the Rio Grande Valley, and all of South Texas.
What Is Microneedling?
Microneedling, also known as skin needling, microneedle therapy, or collagen induction therapy, is a skin rejuvenation treatment that can improve the appearance of fine lines, acne scars, large pores, and stretch marks. Patients can also achieve improved skin tone and texture with microneedling. This treatment is performed by making microscopic punctures in the skin, stimulating collagen production. As a result, the body’s healing ability kicks in, restoring and rejuvenating the skin. This treatment is safe for all skin types.
Microneedling With Dermapen®
At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, we use the Dermapen® microneedling technology for the treatment of wrinkles, fine lines, acne scarring, stretch marks, wound-healing stimulation, skin tightening, lifting, and rejuvenation. The award-winning Dermapen® is the world’s most advanced skin micro-needling device. A topical anesthetic can be used to minimize discomfort during treatment. Then, the Dermapen® device is rolled over the skin in the desired treatment areas.
What Results Can I Expect From Microneedling?
After your microneedling treatment, you may experience some redness, similar to a sunburn. This typically fades within a day or two. You can expect smoother and more radiant skin within a few weeks of treatment, although a gradual improvement in skin tone and texture will be noticed over the following months as collagen production continues. Most patients will need multiple treatment sessions to achieve their desired results. We recommend at least three to five treatments, usually separated by a few weeks to allow for tissue healing.
Can Microneedling Be Combined With Other Rejuvenation Treatments?
At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, we have achieved exceptional results when combining microneedling with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Platelet-rich plasma is derived from a sample of your blood, which we obtain in our office during your visit. The growth factors in the plasma stimulate the production of new collagen beneath the skin. While it takes four to six weeks to realize the benefits of PRP, the results can last up to a year and a half. These rejuvenation treatments work well together to provide substantial facial rejuvenation.
How Much Does Microneedling Cost?
To determine the cost of your microneedling treatment, we invite you to schedule a private consultation at our practice. During your consultation, we will assess your cosmetic goals in order to pursue a treatment plan that matches your unique needs. Then, we will be able to provide you with a clear breakdown of the costs associated with your treatment. At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, we accept a number of payment and financing options, including cash, checks, money orders, major credit cards, and CareCredit® financing. We also offer simple and secure online payment options for the convenience of our patients.
For effective, long-term rejuvenation, you may want to consider microneedling at RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center. As the premier cosmetic and vein care center of South Texas, we offer a range of advanced treatments to women and men living in McAllen, Brownsville, the Rio Grande Valley, and all of South Texas.