If over-the-counter skin treatments are no longer proving effective but you aren't ready yet for a surgical procedure, minimally-invasive and nonsurgical procedures for skin rejuvenation such as microneedling might be right for you. Our licensed estheticians are happy to perform microneedling (collagen induction therapy) at our office in Reston, VA. Microneedling uses multiple fine needles to effectively and safely make micro-injuries in the skin. The micro-injuries created prompt the natural production of elastin and collagen, two factors that boost the overall health and appearance of the skin's complexion. Make an appointment for a consultation at Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery to discover more about the results of microneedling and how to personalize your procedure for your skin concerns and goals.
Microneedling Ideal Candidates
You may be a candidate for microneedling treatments if you experience light or medium complexion problems, like a decrease in firmness or an uneven texture. Collagen induction therapy procedures may also improve the look of scars, stretch marks, and pores. You will need to wait a while before seeing benefits from your microneedling procedure because the elastin and collagen require a month or longer to show their impact on the complexion; however, you will see results that look natural and gain healthier, stronger skin.
"After several visits to several med spas for my melasma, I finally found someone who knew how to treat it correctly. Savannah Marks was very professional and personable and made me feel at ease during the procedure. I would highly recommend Savannah and look forward to future treatments!"- K.W. / Google / Oct 29, 2018
"Savannah Marks (esthetician) was absolutely wonderful during my treatment at Austin-Weston. She was professional and knowledgeable. The facility is exceptionally maintained, clean, and comfortable. Overall an enjoyable experience."- M.M. / Google / Sep 14, 2017
"Don't let the Sweet Southern Charm of Savannah Marks fool you, she takes no prisoners when helping you fight against Father Time. Savannah's attention to detail and passion for her craft is second to none. Savannah stays trained on the latest and greatest technologies, procedures and products that have made such an incredible difference in my 45 year old skin. My Mother started me early on skincare and regular maintenance but it was not until I started seeing Savannah a year ago that people started to comment they were shocked at my age. Hands down Savannah and the Austin Weston team are the best I have ever worked with and I wouldn't want to fight this fight with anyone else."- C.C. / Google / Sep 14, 2017
"Savannah Marks knows skin and people! Her bedside manner, and remedies will leave you feeling fresh and smooth as a baby's bottom. Much more worthwhile for the price than a typical facial."- M.B. / Google / Nov 14, 2017
"Great experience at this office. Savannah was amazing. Thank you!"- E.D. / Google / Mar 31, 2018
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $250
- Recovery Time
- 1-2 Weeks
Microneedling Procedure Technique
Microneedling is done in one of our office procedure rooms in around 30 – 60 minutes with local anesthesia or numbing cream if desired; however, patients typically experience little or no pain and discomfort. The areas of skin being addressed will be cleaned before the Rejuvapen is evenly passed over. Once the microneedling is done, a topical treatment is used to deliver healing nutrients to the needled skin. This allows the nutrients to penetrate deeper into the recent openings. A moisturizer selected for your skin type will be spread, along with sun protection since the treated skin will be more sensitive following the procedure.
What to Expect with Microneedling
You can develop light redness and swelling for around one day after microneedling; however, this should resolve on its own. It can take around 1 – 2 months as the elastin and collagen supply increases until you notice significant changes in the appearance and health of your treated skin. You should schedule around 4 – 6 follow-up sessions performed every 4 – 6 weeks for the best outcomes and long-term skin benefits.
Natural Health and Radiance
Enhance the appearance and health of your complexion with microneedling sessions at Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA. Make an appointment with one of our licensed estheticians to hear more information about this procedure and other complexion revitalizing options.