Microneedling in Armonk, NY | Park Avenue Medical Spa


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Microneedling with Dermapen® is a treatment done using a hand-held device designed to dramatically increase the
effectiveness of skincare products and promote new skin cell growth. Fine needles are used to create micro-channels
on the surface of the skin, enabling active ingredients such as vitamin A, peptides, and antioxidants, penetrate
your skin more effectively. This process also stimulates the production of collagen and elastin in the treatment
area, providing tighter, more youthful skin as the body’s healing response occurs.

In combination with scientifically designed skincare products, microneedling can help thicken skin, soften fine
lines and wrinkles, and reduce uneven pigmentation and scarring. Dermapen® is suitable for skin of all types and
ages, including thin skin, and can be used on all areas of the face, neck, and body.

What Microneedling Can Do

  • Improve production of collagen
  • Encourage cell turnover
  • Produce a more radiant complexion
  • Soften rough skin texture
  • Help to smooth fine lines
  • Tighten and thicken the skin
  • Improve the appearance of acne scars

The Microneedling Process

Your skin will first be cleansed of all makeup, oil, and debris. A numbing cream will then be applied for
your comfort. Once the anesthetic takes effect, the Dermapen® will be passed over the skin, and the needles
create micro-channels in the skin. This process takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Specifically
chosen serums will then be applied to moisturize and soothe your skin.

Recovery After Microneedling

Your skin may be red and irritated after your treatment. You may also experience some swelling. These side
effects will likely resolve in four to six days. Patients should avoid using makeup for 24 hours after their
treatment and make sure to protect their skin from the sun. Strenuous activities should be avoided for about 72
hours. Most patients can return to work the day after their microneedling session.

Microneedling Results

Microneedling can provide skin that is firmer and more youthful. We typically recommend a series of
treatments for optimal results. Patients will notice the smoothing of fine lines and a reduction in
irregular pigmentation, as well as a more radiant complexion. Dr. Tchelebi will develop a tailored
microneedling plan for you during your consultation.

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