What Does Microneedling Treatment Really Feel Like?
For many patients considering microneedling treatment in Toronto, the thought of needles puncturing tiny holes in the skin can seem intimidating.
Contrary to proper belief, when a skilled practitioner in a clinical setting performs this popular beauty treatment, it is virtually painless. Continue reading to discover what microneedling treatment in Toronto really feels like.
Reduces the Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Causing the Skin to Rebuild Collagen And Elastin
Microneedling uses very small, short needles on a roller, pen, or stamp that puncture the skin to promote collagen and elastin production. The treatment has also proven to be an effective means to treat acne scars, pigmentation issues, and stretch marks.
For people who want to undergo a microneedling treatment in Toronto but are worried about it being painful, it may be comforting to know that since the needles are penetrating the skin at only a superficial level, the pain is typically very minimal and the treatment does not require any downtime.
At Dr. Torgerson’s Facial Cosmetic Surgery Clinic in Toronto, patient comfort is always at the forefront. For the optimal experience, a topical anaesthetic cream is applied prior to the treatment to the part of the skin to be treated. Although the topical numbing cream is usually sufficient for a comfortable procedure, there are additional pain medications available for patients who are nervous or extremely sensitive to discomfort.
The procedure is generally quick and over within an hour, depending on the area under treatment. Each patient’s pain tolerance and skin is unique. The mild redness or swelling can be expected to clear up within 24 to 48 hours following the treatment.
Tightening Effect of the Procedure
Visible improvements in complexion
Following microneedling, most patients feel a mild burning sensation. This is completely normal and should feel similar to sunburn. Typically, this sensation subsides after a few hours.
Within 2 days following a microneedling treatment, the majority of the skin is healed. Although some patients may experience light peeling and redness of the skin, this is also normal and should dissipate quickly. Patients are typically able to resume their daily skincare and makeup routine within 24 hours of the procedure. Regular day-to-day personal and professional activities can usually be safely resumed after a few days.
Although people are often impressed that they can see a skin improvement after their first session, most patients require more than one treatment to enjoy the full results. It is typically after the second or third treatment that visible improvements in the tone and texture of the skin are noticeable.
If you are interested in learning more about microneedling treatment in Toronto, Dr. Torgerson offers consultations to all potential patients. Drawing on years of experience and expertise, he is able to provide a detailed explanation of what to expect from your treatment, including all risks and benefits. Priding himself on a patient-centered approach, Dr. Torgerson and his staff place the utmost importance on patient comfort, so rest assured that your microneedling treatment will be as comfortable and pain-free as possible.
The First Step Of Your Journey Begins With A Conversation
We'll Get Back to You Within 1 Business Day.
- Here’s What You Need to Know About Cell Regeneration with Toronto Microneedling
- What is Microneedling?
- Toronto Microneedling: A Beautiful Complexion Is Just a Roller Away
- Microneedling in Toronto: Is It Better than Laser Treatment for Dark Skin?
- 3 Age-Defying Benefits of Toronto Microneedling
- What Does Microneedling Treatment Really Feel Like?
- V2 Beauty Booster: A Solution for Dull, Dry Skin
- Micro Needling 101
- All You Need to Know About Microneedling with Redensity I
- Microneedling Toronto
- Your Questions About Microneedling Answered!
- V2 Microneedling Beauty Booster
- The V2 Beauty Booster - Micro-Needling with Redensity I
- Top Five Reasons to Try Microneedling
- The Top 4 Benefits of Microneedling in Toronto
- Microneedling: A Safe Skin Treatment for Ethnic and Darker Skin
- Must-Have Tips for Protecting Your Toronto Microneedling Results
- Microneedling and Redensity 1 - The Perfect Skincare Combination
- Micro-Needling and Ethnic Skin Types
- How Does Toronto Microneedling Work to Smooth Facial Lines?
- How Long Do Microneedling Results Last?
- Everything You Need to Know About Microneedling in Toronto
- About V2 Microneedling Beauty Booster Treatments with Redensity [l]
State-Of-The-Art Surgical Facility
Our facility offers a luxurious, comfortable and private setting for consultations and surgery with a waiting room that is both spacious and inviting. Although we hope you don’t have to spend too much time waiting to see Dr. Torgerson, within a few minutes you will feel relaxed and at ease.
*Disclaimer: Similar and/or permanent results are not guaranteed based on the treatment/procedure and may vary from patient to patient, based on multiple factors, including genetics and lifestyle of each patient.*
Please note that the Medicine Act, 1991, Part II: Advertising Regulations restricts and regulates advertising by physicians in Ontario. Compliance with these regulations restricts advertising and promotional content. Accordingly, the content of this website is intended for educational and informational purposes only, as the internet is an electronic information system and you are viewing this page unsolicited.
*If you require any further information to learn how our office is fully compliant with Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act, please contact us to connect with our Health Information Custodian.