Micro Needle Therapy Treatment FAQs

Areas we might wish to focus on during treatment may include:

  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Pigmentation marks
  • Scars (acne, chickenpox, pitted etc.)
  • Tightening your pores
  • Improving skin tone/complexion
  • Your practitioner will administer a local anaesthetic cream to your skin at the start of the treatment, making the needling completely painless.
    There may be a temporary reddening of the skin for at least 24 hours after your therapy session. The effect is like a very mild sunburn. As a result, you should avoid sun exposure for at least 48 hours after treatment. It’s important to schedule your appointment with this in mind.
    Yes, if you would like treatment before, it is recommended that you make your appointment a minimum of one week before you leave. That way, your skin continues to produce collagen and heal continually after your session and will be at its best for your holiday.
    Please visit How Micro Needling Works to discover how this treatment enhances the skin.
    No, you should not undertake this therapy if you are suffering from active acne or other types of skin inflammation or infection. The treatment is not recommended for those with psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, poor clotting or raised moles/warts. It is also not recommended if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Please contact your chosen Micro Needle Therapy practitioner would be suitable for you or to see if the Facial Enhancement Acupuncture treatment would be preferable.
    You will notice an improvement in your skin after your first facial treatment which will continue to enhance over the next few weeks as it produces extra collagen. See How Micro Needling Works to find out more.
    A course of three treatments is recommended with 4-6 week intervals between sessions.
    The price will vary depending on your practitioner, location etc. On average, a session could be anywhere between £100 – £300.
    To schedule an appointment with Paul Adkins in Cornwall, please visit the Positive Acupuncture website. Alternatively, find an MNT practitioner near you by visiting our practitioners' section.