EAU CLAIRE, Wis. –– Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire now offers microneedling — a procedure that uses the body's natural healing process to reduce wrinkles and acne scars.
During the procedure, a dermatologist punctures the skin using a device with fine surgical needles. This device creates controlled microinjuries. As these injuries heal, the body produces capillaries, collagen and elastin that reduce fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars. This procedure is sometimes called collagen induction therapy or percutaneous collagen induction.
Each session takes 30 to 60 minutes. Most people have one to three sessions. Depending on the area size and condition of the skin, more sessions may be required to get the required results. Sessions are scheduled four to six weeks apart.
“This procedure can benefit virtually any adult, and is safe for all skin colors and types,” says Patrice Hicks, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Health System dermatologist. “If you struggle with wrinkles or acne scars, a skin needling procedure may be the solution for you.”
Call Cosmetic Services at 715-838-5494 for more information and a free cosmetic evaluation with a nurse.
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