Scars can be distressing. A scar on the face, whether it is a result of a medical procedure, an injury or occurred naturally, can significantly debilitate the social life of people. It can be difficult for people without the scar problem to understand the gravity of the issue, only those who have to deal with scars know, how harrowing it can be. The only quick solution at their disposal is the camouflaging make-up; other treatments are either lengthy, inefficient, invasive, or pricey, like plastic surgery.
However, recently a minimally invasive procedure has helped many to get rid of the scars. The treatment is called micro needling, which utilizes the body natural healing process to reduce scarring. With its success, all around the world, micro needling for scars now is a recognized procedure.
What is micro needling?
In this procedure, using a device with very fine multiple needles, the skin is punctured in a controlled way. The body encounters punctures as an injury and starts the natural healing process, which involves the production of collagen and elastin—two structural proteins that provide smooth and younger look. As the injuries are microscopic, the healing process, which includes neocollagenesis and neovascularization, leads to smoother texture of the skin with reduction of the scars.
Benefits of micro needling
- Micro needling for scars is fast and minimally invasive procedure.
- In the treatment, the epidermis stays intact, thus procedure can be done multiple times without any implication.
- The procedure also helps to gain natural firmness and reduce finer lines.
- With micro needling, intricate face parts, like upper lip vertical lines and crow’s feet, can be treated easily.
As the procedure has become popular, many micro needling homes kits are sold over the counter. However, for the best results, it is recommended to consult a specialist.
If you are interested in learning more about the micro needling for scars , contact our office to schedule your consultation with Dr. Ahmed today.