Benefits of Micro-needling

Microneedling for Facial Rejuvenation

Microneedling is a simple procedure designed to help revitalize and rejuvenate the skin. Applied on the face

it promotes youthful looking skin irrespective  of ones age. Its effective in treating  fine lines, wrinkles, scars, 

and to reduce pore size.

How does it work?

A pen like machine is used to pierce the skin with very small micro needles. These tiny holes stimulate the production of collagen in the lower layers of our skin. The production of collagen is what gives the skin a youthful and healthy look.

The procedure can also reduce severe scars, but the treatment will need to be repeated several times  3 to 4 weeks apart depending on the type, depth and severity of the scar.

Microneedling can be used in conjunction with different medications that are compounded . A common treatment for facial rejuvenation called the Vampire Facelift includes the use of Platelet Poor Plasma derived from blood that is then microneedled into the dermis of the skin after injecting with the PRP.

Are there are any side effects?

The procedure is not aggressive some side effects that may occur but do not last long are:

  1. Redness
  2. Bleeding
  3. Soreness
  4. infection(rare)

How long is the down time?

Person can go back to work or regular life the next day provided the use sunscreen.

For Further Information Contact us at 703 992 9815 or

Dr. Anteneh Roba

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