Microneedlingin Vancouver, WA & Portland, OR

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What is Microneedling?

If you are looking to enhance the appearance and complexion of your skin, microneedling can help you with issues such as acne scars, brown spots, fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, pigmentation, pore size, and the texture and quality of your skin.

Microneedling is a non-invasive procedure that employs fine needles to puncture your skin and uses your body’s own healing response to create new collagen and elastin in your skin. Also known as collagen induction therapy, microneedling uses your body’s own collagen production to rejuvenate your skin for firmer and smoother skin and provide a more youthful appearance.

Although it is most commonly applied to the face, microneedling can be effective in other areas of your body too. For example, it can decrease the appearance of stretch marks and scars, especially on the legs. 

Many people are nervous about possible pain from a cosmetic procedure but one of the great things about microneedling is that the pain is usually minimal with the use of very thin needles. This procedure is also low-risk because the infliction of your skin is minimal. When it comes to getting microneedling Vancouver staff at The Workman Center for Plastic Surgery will work with you to get the results you need.

Procedure of Microneedling

Microneedling is a quick procedure that can be performed in about half an hour. A topical numbing cream helps to numb and clean your skin.

Using hyaluronic acid or your platelet-rich plasma, a small and sterile needle that looks like a pen is used to puncture your skin on the surface level and moved evenly across your skin. Most patients don’t feel any pain from the pinpricks with the help of the topical lidocaine. The end result is that your skin will produce new collagen and elastin and help make your skin look and feel healthier than before.

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Caring Environment: Setting the Standard for Cosmetic Excellence

Dr. Workman is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has an extensive safety record having performed more than 400 procedures last year. His caring nature ensures that he spends time with you to discuss what you need and what are the best options based on your individual needs.

Dr. Workman has created a comfortable environment for all of his procedures ensuring the best results. Since 1993, Dr. Workman and his skilled and caring staff have been providing some of the best microneedling Vancouver has to offer. You can expect compassion and confidential care with a customized procedure to fulfill your specific needs. At The Workman Center for Plastic Surgery, you receive the highest quality and most comprehensive aesthetic care with unparalleled results. Call us today to deal with your current skin issues and improve your appearance.

Top 10 Benefits of Microneedling

Microneedling can treat many skin-related issues and be part of your rejuvenation program. Here are the top 10 reasons why microneedling can change the quality of your skin and enhance your appearance.

  1. Decrease and even prevent fine lines and wrinkles from forming with its ability to stimulate the growth of collagen using your body’s own healing response
  2. Remodel your scars and rejuvenate your skin in the fight against aging skin
  3. Tighten loose skin for a more youthful appearance 
  4. Renovate your body not only in your face but also in other parts of your body such as your back, chest, buttocks, and legs
  5. Deal with acne scars and stretch marks, issues that make you feel self-conscious
  6. Effective in improving the visibility of acne scars
  7. Reverses sun damage and pigmentation by combining microneedling and the growth of collagen for clearer skin
  8. Targets and removes age spots 
  9. Large pores can be reduced through collagen to create the appearance of smaller pores and tighten skin
  10. Treats uneven skin tone and rough skin texture

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for microneedling?

If you are looking to improve certain skin issues and reverse some irregularities or damage in your skin, you are a good candidate for microneedling. Dr. Workman will evaluate your skin and see what the best option is for you. You should not have any active infection or lesion before getting a microneedling procedure.

Who can get microneedling?

Microneedling can be effective on a variety of skin types and can improve skin complexion and appearance. It can be used on dark or light skin, dry or oily skin, or people with pigmentation conditions.

Can microneedling work as an anti-aging treatment?

Microneedling uses precise, thin needles that glide across your skin to deliver an anti-aging healing serum underneath your skin. By triggering the production of new collagen, microneedling enhances texture and helps to firm up aging skin.

Is microneedling painful?

There may be minimal pain while undergoing microneedling treatment. But most Vancouver microneedling patients report no pain, especially with the use of numbing cream. And you can expect not to have any downtime after your procedure.

What are the results of microneedling?

Results can be seen within a couple of days following your procedure since your skin works quickly in creating collagen and new tissue. The final results will provide you with a softened appearance.

How is the recovery from microneedling?

It is normal to feel some sensitivity for a few days after your procedure. But the inflammatory effect on your skin is usually short and fades within a day or two and change from redness to pinkness. You can expect to start peeling a few days after your microneedling in Vancouver. 

You should avoid scratching at the treated skin and, if necessary, use moisturizers. You can camouflage the redness or pinkness with makeup after a few days. Other key things to keep in mind are staying away from strenuous exercise for at least 24 hours due to open pores and avoid sun exposure for a minimum of three days, but preferably a week.

Get a one on one consultation with Dr. Workman in one of his beautiful practices in Vancouver/Portland and Tri-Cities Metro Areas

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Vancouver & Portland Plastic Surgery

The Workman Center for Plastic Surgery
1405 SE 164th Ave Suite 101
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 896-6000

Tri-Cities Plastic Surgery

The Workman Center for Plastic Surgery
4309 W 27th Pl Suite 302
Kennewick, WA 99338
(509) 321-9099