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Microneedling Specialist

Shereen Oloufa, MD -  - OBGYN

West Orange Women’s Care

Shereen Oloufa, MD

OBGYN located in Ocoee, FL

If you’re searching for an effective skin treatment that rejuvenates your skin, microneedling might be the solution for you. Shereen Oloufa, MD, offers microneedling using SkinPen® at West Orange Women’s Care, LLC, in Ocoee, Florida, to help smooth your skin. If you’re curious about microneedling but unsure where to begin, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Microneedling Q & A

What is microneedling?

Microneedling is an aesthetic treatment that works by stimulating your innate healing abilities. It’s a great option for men and women who want noticeable improvements in their skin but aren’t ready for cosmetic surgery or more invasive treatment options. Many people are drawn to microneedling because it is a natural approach to beautiful skin. 

Some of the issues microneedling can improve include:

  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Acne and acne scarring
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Stretch marks
  • Rosacea
  • Loose or sagging skin
  • Issues with overall texture and tone

Best of all, microneedling can address more than one issue within the same treatment, making it a great value. 

How does microneedling work?

The team at West Orange Women’s Care, LLC, is proud to offer the innovative SkinPen® treatment platform for microneedling. This system uses a handheld microneedling device capped with sterile treatment needles. 

The device is powered, and as it’s moved across the surface of your skin, it creates thousands of tiny channels into the deeper layers of skin. Each of these channels is a micro injury, and your body rushes to heal those areas. 

That means you’ll build new collagen and elastin cells, which smooth and plump your skin. Circulation to the treated area also improves, and scar tissue is broken down along with other textural irregularities.  

It takes time to see the full results of your microneedling treatments. You may notice initial improvements as soon as 24 hours after your visit, but the full effects might take around six months to develop. That’s because your body is working hard to create new cells, a process that doesn’t happen overnight.

Is microneedling painful?

All this talk of tiny injuries and healing might lead you to believe that microneedling is painful. In reality, most men and women experience no significant discomfort during the process. 

Treatments take around 30 minutes, and there is no need for advance preparation or significant recovery time. It’s normal to experience some minor swelling, redness, and tenderness in the hours and days after your session, but your skin responds quickly, and you’ll be back to normal in no time. 

Numbing cream can help reduce sensations during and shortly after your session. If you have especially sensitive skin, ask your practitioner about your options. 

To learn more about microneedling and the SkinPen system, call or book an appointment online today.