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How Does Microneedling Work?

During microneedling, your provider uses tiny sterilized needles to prick the skin. The procedure is also called collagen induction therapy because it stimulates the production of elastin and collagen. As the skin heals, the result is a younger complexion and supple skin.

If you don’t like needles, you don’t have to worry as you will not even notice they are there. The SkinPen device is simply rolled over your skin and you won’t feel the pricks. Your skin will be numbed to ensure your comfort.

You can expect the microneedling procedure to take only 20 to 60 minutes depending on the size of the area being treated. Depending on your condition, it is usually recommended you do four to six treatments to see the best results.

Benefits of Microneedling

Clinical studies show that four treatments once per month for four months increases elastin and collagen by 400%. In addition, you can expect the following benefits:

  • Reduces the appearance of large pores
  • Treats alopecia (hair loss)
  • Improves acne
  • Fades dark patches and spots (hyperpigmentation)
  • Decreases the appearance of scars
  • Improves the appearance of stretch marks
  • Treats sun-damaged skin
  • Corrects wrinkles and fine lines
  • Improves skin elasticity

As you can see, many people can benefit from microneedling treatments. In addition to all these benefits, it is also more affordable than laser treatments. It is also preferred for dark skin tones as it does not change pigmentation.

The Future of BioFacials

Microneedling is also called a BioFacial treatment. At Sol Aesthetics, we offer microneedling in conjunction with other treatments. These include Hyaluronic Acid, plasma-rich platelets, and various types of serums.

At our med spa in South Tampa, our providers are advocates of combining therapies that enhance the results of skin rejuvenation treatments. It is an effective way to achieve the most impressive results while still looking natural. Our team stays at the leading edge of the most recent discoveries in the industry.

What to Expect Pre and Post Treatments

During your consultation your provider will assess your skin, listen to your goals for your desired outcome.  We have a lot of experience and knowledge and will suggest a plan that will get you the look you are going for.  If you are taking certain medications such as acne remedies, topical retinoids, and ibuprofen, you will be asked to discontinue them. Also, you will be asked to avoid any procedures that cause sensitivity to the skin such as electrolysis or waxing.

Our team will send you home with thorough instructions that will help you heal quickly and achieve the best outcome. After a few weeks, you will start to see changes as your skin becomes smoother, brighter, with an overall healthier complexion.

Start Your Consultation with Aesthetics

Our team at Sol Aesthetics is dedicated to providing you a safe space to receive the most effective anti aging and beauty enhancing services in the South Tampa and Greater Tampa, FL areas.

Contact us today to schedule your consultation. You will leave feeling refreshed, natural, glowing, and genuinely cared for. 

What Areas Can be Treated?

You may improve the appearance of any part of your body. The procedure has been effective for the face, neck, arms, hands, legs, abdomen, back, and more. Your physician will assess the area and suggest the best therapy.

What is the Downtime?

Generally, patients experience slight redness for up to two to four days after the procedure. Most patients heal fully in 24 hours

When Do Results Appear?

You will notice an immediate glow after the procedure. Results will start to show several days after and will progressively become more noticeable in a few weeks. Collagen production will continue to increase for up to six months and you will notice that your skin has a new baseline of health. It is important to continue to receive treatments for the best long-term results.

The upkeep required depends on your age, lifestyle, nutritional profile, and other factors.

How Many Treatments Will I Require?

The number of treatments required depends on the unique goals and desires of each client.. Some people do best with a series of 3 to 4 treatments spaced out 4-6 weeks apart. Patients with difficult conditions such as deep wrinkles, acne scars, stretch marks, and advanced photo-aging require 6 to 8 treatments at 4-week intervals.


As we provide a customized plan, you will be given an estimate of how the number of treatments and frequency you will require to achieve your desired aesthetic outcome.