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Microneedling

Microneedling in Vancouver with Dr. Jeannie MacDonald

To maintain that beautiful, youthful glow, your skin needs collagen. As we age, our bodies naturally slow down in producing collagen in our skin, bones, and connective tissues. Microneedling encourages collagen production with minimal discomfort and downtime. With as few as three microneedling treatments, you can help boost your body’s collagen production and notice a visible improvement in your skin’s appearance. Microneedling can enhance the appearance of your healthy, glowing skin, helping you discover the most naturally beautiful you.

You deserve a provider with unparalleled skills who takes the time to understand your needs and aesthetic aims. Dr. Jeannie MacDonald and her expert team understand beauty from the inside out. They develop customized treatment plans to help reveal your most radiant, natural-looking self, making them one of the best microneedling providers in Vancouver.

Refresh the appearance of your skin with the best microneedling in Vancouver! Contact MacDonald Plastic Surgery at (604) 288-8517 or complete our online form to schedule your consultation today! We are located in New Westminster and are dedicated to serving plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery patients in the Lower Mainland and Greater Vancouver area.

 

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling utilizes the skin’s natural repair system to help improve the appearance of fine lines, pore size, mild scarring, and skin texture. Microneedling is an effective aesthetic treatment that creates microscopic pinpoint wounds in targeted areas with the goal of stimulating skin’s collagen and elastin production and improving skin’s overall appearance.

Suitable for all skin types, microneedling is well-tolerated by most patients and has few side effects. While microneedling is safe with little downtime, patients should expect to experience some redness, like that of a mild sunburn, for approximately 24-48 hours. Typically, microneedling is most effective in a series of 3-4 treatments spaced 30 days apart.

Dr. MacDonald and her skilled team take the time to understand your aesthetic goals, then they recommend only those procedures that help you achieve your desired results. When it comes to enhancing your appearance, Dr. MacDonald and her staff understand that subtle choices can make all the difference.

With minimal downtime and patient discomfort, microneedling refreshes your overall complexion and reveals smoother, healthier-looking skin. Microneedling can also be used to address:

  • Fine lines or wrinkles
  • Acne or surgical scars
  • Melasma, or other skin discoloration
  • Large pores
  • Reduced elasticity
  • Uneven skin tone

What Are the Benefits of a Vancouver Microneedling Treatment?

Collagen production slows down as we age. Microneedling is effective for patients of all skin types at increasing collagen production and smoothing and refreshing skin’s overall complexion. Generally, microneedling procedures help to reveal healthier, more youthful skin with little to no downtime and minimal discomfort.

Microneedling is an effective non-surgical treatment to help restore and rejuvenate your skin, allowing you to regain confidence in your appearance.

Following your microneedling treatment, you will notice:

  • More even skin tone
  • Reduced appearance of acne or surgical scars
  • Enhanced, more youthful appearance

Am I A Good Candidate for Microneedling?

During your consultation, Dr. MacDonald and her team will discuss your aesthetic goals and recommend the number of microneedling treatments necessary to achieve your desired results.

Overall, healthy women and men in Vancouver are good candidates for microneedling if they:

  • Are at least 22 years old
  • Live a healthy lifestyle
  • Are non-smokers
  • Understand the risks of the procedure
  • Have realistic expectations and a positive outlook
  • Are prepared to closely follow pre-and post-procedure instructions

Choosing Dr. MacDonald as Your Microneedling Provider in Vancouver

As a Royal College certified plastic surgeon and the only female fellowship-trained craniofacial surgeon in the Fraser Valley, Dr. Jeannie MacDonald understands beauty from the inside out. With specialized experience in facial implant remodeling and reconstruction, Dr. MacDonald’s extensive medical expertise and artistic touch help her formulate individualized treatment plans for each patient, no matter their aesthetic goals.

Due to the unique education of Dr. MacDonald and her expert team, they recognize how aesthetic and cosmetic procedures help improve and enrich their patients’ lives. Their modest approach to microneedling in Vancouver helps to reveal the most rejuvenated, natural-looking you. Above all, Dr. MacDonald and her team strive to embody the values of honesty, thoughtfulness, and openness with each person who walks through MacDonald Plastic Surgery’s doors.

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Combining her unique surgical expertise with her artistic understanding of balance and proportion, Dr. Jeannie MacDonald brings out the most naturally beautiful you. Meet Dr. MacDonald today to learn more.

Your Microneedling Consultation

Before your consultation, we suggest you read about microneedling treatments to better understand the basic steps of the process before learning more during your consultation.

During your consultation, the expert staff at MacDonald Plastic Surgery will listen to your goals and concerns, conduct a thorough examination of your face, review your medical history, and consider all treatment options before determining your candidacy.

Next, they will help you understand how to achieve your cosmetic goals and explain the options that best address your specific concerns. During your consultation, they will:

  • Provide detailed information about what to expect before, during, and after the procedure
  • Discuss all concerns and questions you may have
  • Discuss potential risks of the procedure

 

Before you leave, Dr. MacDonald and her expert team will ensure you feel comfortable making informed decisions about your microneedling procedure. Our compassion, honesty, and passion for our craft make MacDonald Plastic Surgery your choice for the best microneedling in Vancouver.

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What Can I Expect During a Microneedling Procedure?

Dr. MacDonald and her expert team carefully customize all microneedling procedures for the best results for each patient. Some general steps you can expect are:

Check-in and Anesthesia

Our team will greet you for check-in. Dr. MacDonald and her team will ensure you are comfortable, answer any last questions, and evaluate the treatment area. You will be treated with a topical anesthetic that takes 10-15 minutes to activate before your microneedling procedure.

Microneedling Procedure

Generally, each microneedling procedure takes 30 minutes. However, your treatment time will be determined by your needs and the area being treated. Most patients report minimal discomfort and experience only the mild vibrations of the device.

Microneedling Aftercare

Your skin may appear slightly pink, like a mild sunburn, for 24-48 hours following your microneedling procedure. Other common side effects are dryness, tightness, tenderness, and peeling. However, these do not require further treatment and should resolve within a few days.

Our expert team will provide soothing, moisturizing treatments to ensure your skin will not dry out. We will also work with you to create an effective post-procedure skin care regimen.

Microneedling procedures require minimal downtime, and most patients can return to normal activities. However, you should refrain from strenuous activities and exercise for 24-48 hours following your microneedling treatment.

As with any non-surgical procedure, following the instructions of our expert staff regarding limiting physical activity, cleansing, and avoiding sun exposure is fundamental to ensuring optimal results from the best microneedling treatment in Vancouver.

 

How Soon Will I See My Vancouver Microneedling Results?

The results of your microneedling procedure are both immediate and progressive. You may experience redness, like a sunburn, for the first 24-48 hours. However, within a week of the treatment, your skin’s surface will appear brighter and look more rejuvenated. Microneedling promotes new collagen growth so that you will notice even more improvement to your skin’s appearance about 4-6 months after your final microneedling treatment.

Schedule Your Microneedling Consultation Today!

Brighter, smoother skin is waiting for you. Refresh and rejuvenate the appearance of your skin with the best microneedling in Vancouver. Enjoy the natural-looking results and the confidence boost you will get from microneedling at MacDonald Plastic Surgery!

Partner with one of Vancouver’s best microneedling providers! Contact MacDonald Plastic Surgery at (604) 288-8517 or complete our online form to schedule your Vancouver microneedling consultation today.

Vancouver Microneedling FAQs

Your microneedling cost in Vancouver is determined by your individual needs and the number of areas and treatment necessary to achieve your desired results. Following your consultation, Dr. MacDonald’s assistant will provide a detailed breakdown of your microneedling cost in Vancouver.

During your microneedling procedure, your skin may be treated with a topical anesthetic. Many patients report experiencing only mild discomfort. However, during your consultation, be sure to discuss your pain concerns with Dr. MacDonald.

Depending on each patient’s response to the treatment, the effects of microneedling last approximately 3-5 months and may require follow-up treatments twice a year. Each patient will experience varied results.

You should avoid strenuous activities for approximately 24-48 hours following your Vancouver microneedling treatment.

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