Skin Needling
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Skin Needling

Micro skin needling is a proven treatment for firming and smoothening the skin and for treating various skin concerns. Safe, quick and versatile, micro skin needling is suitable for all adult ages and skin types, making it one of the most popular cosmetic treatment.

Micro skin needling is a form of collagen induction therapy where a series of needles penetrate the skin causing thousands of micro-injuries at a vertical angle using a specialist medical device, for both faster and precise needle penetration. The procedure leads to increased collagen production, which delivers real results in overall skin rejuvenation. In addition to glowing skin, micro skin needling can also reduce scarring, stretch marks, blackheads, open pores, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and more. Due to the speed of the device, treatments are fast, comfortable and able to target large or multiple areas at once.

Micro skin needling causes controlled micro punctures within the skin. The depth of punctures can be adjusted to suit customer needs. Superficial depths between 02. and 0.3mm are considered cosmetic needling and can be done by any non-medically trained therapists or yourself using off-the-shelf home needling kits.

Medical needling, meanwhile, has deeper penetration depths ranging from 0.5mm to 3.0mm and can only be done by doctors and medical professionals. Deeper penetration is required for scar correction and it results in better skin rejuvenation.

The micro punctures that form initiate an inflammatory cascade that recruits immune and restorative cells to work in overdrive to treat the damage induced. Circulating stem cells also jump into action and help to promote cellular differentiation and wound healing through the formation of new skin cells, collagen, and elastin. These new cells and structural proteins help lift the skin, efface fine lines and wrinkles as well make scars become shallower.

This treatment typically takes 30 to 60 minutes depending on the size of the area treated. It has minimum discomfort. Deeper micro skin needling may require topical anaesthesia prior to treatment.

Treatable Concerns

  • Prevention
  • Dull, lacklustre skin
  • Enlarged pores
  • Acne scars
  • Wrinkles
  • Pigmentation
  • Loss of volume and skin elasticity
  • Stretch Marks
  • Photodamage
ServiceAverage Price (GST incl.)
Advanced M Pen Pro with Laser $550.00
M Pen Pro - Face $299.00
M Pen Pro - Face & Neck $375.00
M Pen Pro - Face, Neck & Chest $450.00
M Pen Pro with Microdermabrasion $350.00

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Micro skin needling is minimally invasive with little or no downtime.

Microneedling is most often used on your face to target: acne scars, age spots (also called “sun spots”), fine lines and wrinkles, large pores, other types of scars, reduced skin elasticity, and uneven skin tone. In addition to facial concerns, micro skin needling is sometimes used to treat stretch marks in other areas of the body. Studies have found that micro skin needling was effective for stretch marks on the thighs and abdominal area when combined with fillers. Scarring on other body parts may also be treated with this procedure. However, micro skin needling is primarily used on the face.

Yes. Micro skin needling effectively helps to build the tissue within the stretch marks through the production of collagen. This builds up the indentation and reduces the colour of the stretch marks, in some cases making them disappear completely.

Only certain micro skin needling devices can treat the eyes contour. We use the M.Pen Pro that has six scaled & adjustable depths and increased oscillation, which enables us to effectively treat the delicate skin around the eyes. The result for the eye contour is a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, along with a healthier, tighter-looking appearance.

Each treatment session takes between 30 to 60 minutes depending on the size of the area treated and if topical anaesthesia is required.

There is little to no downtime. Slight redness and warmth to the skin may be experienced after your session, and dryness can be experienced a few days post-treatment.

The number of treatments required is dependant on your skin concern and goals. Typically, 1-2 treatments will be required to improve the general appearance of the skin while 3-6 treatments are required to correct scars, stretch marks, etc. Treatments are done at monthly intervals. Our skin expert will assess your skin during an initial consultation and recommend an optimal number of treatments.

Both treatments address concerns of loose crepey skin, scars, fine lines and wrinkles, stretch marks, acne scars, open pores. However, if you are looking for more targeted treatment, Fractional Laser is best for overall appearance and general redness while micro skin needling is best for darker skin tones and pigmentation or sun damage. Our skin experts will assess your skin during an initial consultation and recommend the best treatment suited to your wants and needs.

Like all cosmetic procedures, micro skin needling isn’t without risk. The most common side effect is minor skin irritation immediately following the procedure. You may also see redness for a few days. If done correctly, micro skin needling does not scratch the surface of the skin. Call your doctor if you notice more severe side effects, such as bleeding, bruising, infection or peeling. These risks are significantly reduced when the treatment is performed by skilled and experienced professionals. For medical skin needling (deeper depths), we insist on these treatments being performed by medical doctors or medically-trained professionals.

You may not be an ideal candidate for micro skin needling if you: are pregnant, have certain skin diseases, such as psoriasis or eczema, have open wounds, have had radiation therapy recently, or have a history of skin scars.

Testimonials

"Therapist was really skilled and gentle with waxing. Made me feel comfortable and communicated really well. Would definitely recommend this place to others"

- Anonymous, 25 May 2018

Had a lovely Medik8 facial with microdermabrasion and eyebrow waxing by Lucy last Tuesday and the results were amazing. Super soft and glowing skin, and perfect eyebrows. Love the Medik8 products used!

- Anushia, 18 November 2018

"Excellent service and medical grade products and treatment range are very good".

- Barbara, 22 May 2018

Fabulous facial. So relaxing!

- Cait, 1 November 2018

Friendly and great expertise and not pushy

- Cari, 31 August 2018

Very skillful!

- Cheryl, 29 October 2018

Couldn't be more happier with them. I highly recommend!

- David, 27 October 2018

Highly recommended

- Eli, 22 November 2018

"Hi Dr Aarthi, great results with the age spots on my hands. I'm thrilled! Thank you!"

- Emily, 15 March 2018

For professional permanent hair removal and laser rejuvenation, I recommend Bay Medical Aesthetics! Where you will be provided with specific & professional service for your needs. Great friendly therapists.

- Gabriela, 6 October 2018

"All good and glowing. Very happy. Cheers!"

- Gabrielle, 9 March 2018

"I feel very confident having laser by a medical practitioner compared to a therapist with laser training. I was contacted via text post laser for a follow up and check however experienced no negative side effects."

- Jacqui, 8 June 2018

"Was very professional and advanced - and so well priced. I feel confident that it’s coming from Dr Aarthi- she explains everything and the other facialists are really good as well. Finally someone who knows what she is talking about and accessible! I’ve been trying to clear my skin for so long - I can’t tell you how many other laser clinic I have been too selling me products and nothing made an impact. But ive had carbon and peels just after a few treatments it’s looking clear and radiant. Will be coming here from now on and highly recommend it."

- Jess, 25 May 2018

"Thank you to the beautiful staff for a much needed pamper session just before my wedding. I would highly recommend this place for any beauty needs, highly qualified and amazing customer service x"

- Joanne, 5 November 2015

Great service, professional, very clean

- Julia, 12 November 2018

Great facial

- Karen, 27 October 2018

"Hi, Dr Aarthi, all good and really notice the difference! Thank you again for all that you do." (Full face anti-wrinkle and dermal fillers)

- Louise, 6 December 2019

Friendly and thorough service - you'll be seeing a lot more of me!

- Me, 26 September 2018

"Thanks Doc [Dr Aarthi]. You're the best! X"

- Natalie, 2 December 2019

Lovely staff, very helpful & knowledgeable about laser hair removal

- Paul, 9 September 2018

"So happy with results from my treatments :D"

- Robyn, 25 October 2017

"Definitely recommend this clinic to you!!! Dr Aarthi is awesome!"

- Shosho, 16 November 2017

"They know what to do and how to do it well. Now my family go there. Extractions a must to unblock one's face! Great for kids also!"

- Sonia, 6 November 2016

Lucy was fantastic and my skin is feeling great. Highly recommend.

- Sus, 1 November 2018

"What I like about this place is that it's clean and everyone is really professional".

- Tim, 3 May 2018

Professional and friendly staff in a clean environment. Extensive knowledge of latest technology in the field of skin rejuvenation and hair removal. Higly recommended.

- Tineka, 20 November 2018

V pleasant and informative

- Trisha, 21 September 2018

Lovely lady made experience very pleasant!

- Vicki, 20 August 2018

Great value for an outstanding service

- Yvonne, 12 October 2018

Friendly staff and great service. A monthly pamper and I leave feeling relaxed and my skin looks great.

- Zita, 9 October 2018

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