Enlarged pores on the facial skin can give the face a pock-marked appearance. They also trap and hold body oils, dead skin cells, and other foreign material, and this leads to blackheads and other types of pimples. Getting rid of enlarged pores is quite difficult if the only treatment is daily cleansing. Micro-needling stimulates skin cell production and also increases the amount of collagen produced in the dermal layers. This evens out the skin texture and reduces the size of the pores. We encourage you to learn more about how micro-needling works and how it can help you achieve and maintain a smoother-looking face without the appearance of enlarged pores.
What is Micro-Needling?
This isn’t a new technique, but only recently has it become popular as a cosmetic treatment for unwanted skin conditions. Micro-needling is also known as collagen induction therapy because it kickstarts a process where the body produces more collagen in the lower dermal layers.
The procedure involves the creation of tiny channels in the skin. This isn’t the same as acupuncture, however. The channels produced during this procedure fill up with blood and lymphatic fluid, and this is the first step in the creation of new skin tissue.
The body also responds by rushing nutrients to the affected area. The channels eventually fill up with healthy, new skin tissue, and the increased amount of collagen present means smoother, glowing skin that is far more supple than before. Enlarged pores become filled in with skin as well, and this improves the overall texture of the facial skin.
How It’s Performed
We will first consult with the client and carefully examine the face to see where enlarged pores, wrinkles, and discolored regions exist. We will then plan out a customized treatment regimen for you. During the actual treatment, the device is skillfully applied to the skin. Special growth factors can be used as well to encourage optimal results. The treatment is performed in the comfort of our office.
Downtime is minimal, with most clients returning to normal activities on the same day. This is an extremely convenient treatment for people with busy schedules and lifestyles. We’ll give the client instructions on how to properly clean the facial skin during the healing process.
The entire rejuvenation process takes some time because of the slow increase in collagen production, but the wait is certainly worth it. Enlarged pores all but disappear from view, and wrinkles are also far less prominent.
Learn More About Micro-Needling
Consider micro-needling at Glow Medispa if you have problems with enlarged skin pores on the face. This simple cosmetic procedure treats other conditions as well. Contact us today to schedule a consultation at our office in Seattle.