Marie Claire: Can Microneedling Treat Acne Scarring?

Can Microneedling Treat Acne Scarring?

Neinstein Plastic Surgery’s Nurse Tara was recently featured in a Marie Claire article about microneedling. An excerpt from the article can be found, below.

As the name suggests, microneedling is when itty-bitty needles are used to puncture the skin. “It’s a skin treatment that helps stimulate the skin’s healing process by creating little holes in the skin to help produce collagen and elastin,” explains Adashev. There are a few different devices that exist (Morpheus and Genius are popular machines), and while the settings will differ slightly, the puncture wound is usually the same. “It depends on the exact part of the face being treated, but my treatments usually range from 0.4 to 2.5 mm deep,” says Dr. Greenfield. She typically does three passes (sometimes more) across the surface of the skin before sending patients on their way.

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