EVOLV Medical Aesthetics

Why You Need Skin Needling

Why You Need Skin Needling

This time of year is typically associated with vacation and less time spent at work.  But we have been very busy at evolv Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics because we have been working on introducing and developing some exciting and potentially game changing technology and services in aesthetic care for our patients.  Although we have not finalized all the details, I would like to introduce some of the basic concepts and the reasons for our excitement:

New excitement with Microneedling?

Harnessing the skin and body’s stored potential to naturally repair, restore and rejuvenate new and healthy, young tissue is the very basic essential of bioregenerative medicine and is the fundamental principle in skin microneedling.  Often termed ‘collagen induction therapy’ because off its unique ability to stimulate new collagen and elastin production in the skin, we are seeing a tremendous resurgence in demand for this aesthetic service because of the natural mechanisms that it stimulates in youthful skin rejuvenation as well as the long-lasting results.

There are two essential types of skin needling:

  – Cosmetic Needling: a home program with very superficial needles, cosmetic skin needling is not painful and does not cause bleeding but can significantly improve skin care product absorption and results.  Environ Skin Care’s state-of-the-art microneedling rollers combined with their proprietary topicals designed specifically for needling can improve wrinkles, sagging and aging of the face, as well as any body area and have been extremely exciting for patients.

  – Medical Needling: a deeper treatment performed at the office by a trained medical aesthetician or nurse, medical needling usually requires a topical anesthetic and can improve fine lines, wrinkles, scars, laxity, stretch marks and general skin aging.  There is a lot of excitement with the results experienced combining medical microneedling and topical biologic products such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) and specific growth factors and peptides such as ZO Skin Health’s Growth Factor Serum, Alastin Skincare’s Regenerating skin Nectar and Defenage Skincare’s Bioserum.  

Infini Genius

Combining the benefits of medical microneedling with the addition of controlled and precise delivery of radio frequency energy to specific levels in the skin make the Infini Genius by Lutronic the most advanced and effective microneedling technology on the market.  The new technology improvements result in not only better results, but also more efficient and comfortable treatments.  Combined with Alastin Skin Nectar pretreatment and then post procedure topical Defenage or PRP, Infini Genius therapy can provide a comfortable and timely service that improves skin tone, texture, pores, fine lines and general signs of skin aging.  Infini Genius has also been used successfully to diminish excess sweating (hyperhidrosis) as swell as deeper acne and other scars.

Plasma Pen Therapy

evolv Medical Aesthetics is excited to introduce the Plasma Pen to the Toledo area.  The Plasma Pen is a handheld device that uses proprietary ionized nitrogen gas to resurface and tighten the skin.  Plasma Pen treatments are particularly effective to tightening skin laxity or creepiness around the eyelids and other facial areas.  This is a minimally invasive office treatment that has already produced some significant results in restoring more youthful and firm eyelids and facial tissues.  

At evolv Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics, we are passionate about providing the most advanced and effective, research proven technology for our patient treatments.  New advances in skin needling and topical biologics, the Infini Genius and the Plasma Pen offer clinically-proven and state of the art technology that provides outcomes in aesthetic treatments that are truly revolutionary and exciting.  We invite you to learn more about these options from your evolv professional.

Now back to those lazy days of summer!

Frank Barone MD FACS

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