If over-the-counter skin products aren't proving effective, but you aren't ready for surgical procedures, learn more about minimally invasive treatments for skin rejuvenation, such as microneedling. Dr. Rachel Day is pleased to offer microneedling (collagen induction therapy) using EXCEED, the only double-FDA approved microneedling device for both wrinkle and acne scar reduction at our office in Chambersburg, PA. Microneedling uses many fine-gauge needles to safely and effectively make micro-injuries in the skin. The micro-injuries prompt the natural production of elastin and collagen, two nutrients that enhance the health and appearance of your complexion. Easily combined with other treatments, like vitamin serums or PRP (platelet-rich plasma), microneedling may help minimize acne scars, pores, fine lines and wrinkles. Schedule an appointment for a consultation at OneSkin Dermatology to discover more about the results of microneedling and ways to personalize your procedure for your needs and goals.
"I was so nervous and self conscious about going to the dermatologist for the first time and both Dr. Day and her staff were amazing! Dr. Day was super kind and easy going and professional which made the visit a wonderful experience. I love how thorough she is and how she takes time to explain information to you to make sure you understand. Highly recommend her for your dermatologic needs!"- H.R. / Google / Jun 26, 2020
"I cannot speak too highly of Dr. Day and her staff at OneSkin Dermatology. Everyone there is friendly, courteous, and helpful. I have been seeing Dr. Day for my annual checkup for several years and have been impressed with her thoroughness and professionalism. On an occasion when I needed minor surgery, she performed the procedure so quickly and deftly that she was done before I knew she had started. I also admire the confidence and determination she has shown to leave the big corporate healthcare world and start her own practice. In the past, I had tried several dermatologists before seeing Dr. Day. I am confident she is the finest dermatologist in this area."- D.N. / Google / Jul 03, 2020
"Dr day is absolutely wonderful I went in crying my skin was so terrible she got me right in and spent 45 min with me all the staff were incredibly nice and went above and beyond. My skin has started to clear already from severe rosacea which no one else diagnosed. She is compassionate and goes above and beyond my skin started to look less red and smoother within 2 days def have a ways to go but she does not try to sell you expensive washes or creams she is truly there for her patients. I cannot say enough about the team they have there so polite and understanding not like a reg doctors office very relaxed environment and she really takes her time to explain everything to you. If you haven’t been and need to see a wonderful dermatologist def go to her!!"- S.H. / Google / Jun 30, 2020
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Microneedling Ideal Candidates
You may benefit from microneedling treatments if you experience slight to mild complexion issues, like a decrease in firmness or uneven texture. Collagen induction therapy treatments may also reduce the look of acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles. Benefits from your microneedling procedures are gradual and cumulative as the elastin and collagen require some time remodel and improve tone, texture and clarity of the skin. A wonderful procedure for active maintenance and an ageless, refreshed look, you will develop results that are natural and provide overall better skin health.
Microneedling Procedure Technique
Microneedling is completed in a comfortable treatment room in about 30-45 minutes including topical anesthesia with numbing cream. We ensure maximal comfort during and after your procedure. Minimal if any discomfort during the procedure should be expected. The areas of skin being addressed will be cleaned before the EXCEED microneedling device handpiece is passed evenly over all treated skin surface areas. Once the microneedling is complete, a treatment, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or a vitamin-infused serum, can be applied for deeper penetration of the nutrients into the skin. Combining your microneedling treatment with PRP is an excellent way to get your own natural growth factors and nutrients to enhance your appearance.
Finally, a moisturizer selected for your skin type will be massaged in along with UV protection because your skin will be sensitive after the treatment.
What to Expect with Microneedling
Following the procedure, you might experience light swelling and redness for 1-3 days, but this will improve daily. It may take about 1 – 2 months as the collagen and elastin supply increases before you notice significant changes in the health and appearance of your treated skin. For best results, microneedling treatments should be done in a series of 3-4 performed every 4 – 6 weeks. Add PRP to get that extra natural boost of autologus growth factors for more radiant, long-lasting skin health.
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Improve the appearance and health of your skin with microneedling therapy at OneSkin Dermatology in Chambersburg, PA. A minimally invasive procedure that can create dramatic results, microneedling boosts your natural collagen production for firmer, smoother skin. Schedule a consultation with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Rachel Day to learn more about the EXCEED microneedling device and other skin-revitalizing services.
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