Microneedling in Los Angeles

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Microneedling in Los Angeles

Cienega Med Spa in Los Angeles provides the top microneedling service in the Los Angeles area and an ideal treatment option to unclog pores, reduce hyperpigmentation, and target fine lines and wrinkles for truly healthier skin.

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a facial treatment that uses a device with very fine point needles to generate new skin growth and break down old scar tissue. The treatment itself creates tiny wounds in the upper layers of your skin. Your body then creates new collagen and elastin fibers to heal the wounds, resulting in healthier skin.

When you need help unclogging pores, and releasing deeply held congestion, microneedling is a great option. This service helps to clear acne, target fine lines & wrinkles, and reduce hyperpigmentation. When paired with PRP (platelet rich plasma) the healing time is reduced to 1-2 days and you can go right back to work the day after your treatment!

What Does Microneedling Treat?

Microneedling can be used to treat many skin conditions including:

Fine lines
Large pores
UV skin damage
Rough or uneven skin
Traumatic scarring
Stretch marks
Acne scarring

Areas of the Body Commonly Treated with Microneedling

Microneedling is most often performed on the face. However, it can be used to treat any areas of skin that are affected by scarring or stretch marks. This might include the:


Clients with a history of the following may need to avoid microneedling: hemophilia, eczema, allergies, any autoimmune disease, a history of cold sores, any history of cancer, a tendency to keloid, any skin disease, an active infection of any kind

How Does Microneedling Work?

With microneedling, the skin is rapidly pierced by the tiny sterile needles to help unclog pores and immediately begin the healing process. This stimulates collagen production and increases cell turnover for skin clarity.


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  • What Conditions Does Microneedling Treat?

    This treatment is highly effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Micro Needling does wonders to help tighten skin and improve texture. Helps reduce the depth of acne scars, especially when received in a series of 10. Stimulates dull skin by improving circulation and renewing radiance. Helps to break up and remove stubborn hyperpigmentation issues such as melasma. Also very helpful in breaking up and lessening the appearance of stretch Marks.

  • Who Can Be Treated With Microneedling?

    Micro Needling yields amazing results when treating those with mild to moderate skin laxity and/or acne scarring. Those with dark spots and sun damage respond very well to Micro Needling. Every skin type can benefit from the Micro Needling treatment, however those who have a history of Keloid issues should refrain. Micro Needling is perfect for those want great results, but do not wish to experience the downtime which is frequently associated with deeper laser resurfacing treatments.

  • Who Cannot Be Treated With Microneedling?

    Though most people can be treated very successfully with Micro Needling, there are those who have pre-existing conditions which keep them from being candidates for this service.   The following issues are contraindicated for the Micro Needling Procedure: Hemophilia Skin diseases Eczema Allergies Autoimmune diseases History of cold sores History of any Cancer Tendency to keloid

  • Is Microneedling Painful?

    No! We ensure your comfort with our free medical grade numbing!

  • How Long Does A Microneedling Treatment Take?

    The micro needling pen will move quickly across the skin, and will feel somewhat prickly, but not very uncomfortable due to the numbing cream. Numbing time is about 30 minutes, and the Micro Needling process itself usually takes about 15-30 minutes, depending on skin thickness and target issues. So, the average total treatment time for Micro Needling is about one hour.

  • Is There Downtime After Microneedling?

    Downtime after Micro Needling is minimal, but you can expect to have several days of pink skin and some sensitivity. There will most likely be pinpoint bleeding during the treatment, which will stop almost immediately. The skin tends to  take on a “bronzed” appearance for several days post treatment. Then this bronzed outer layer of skin will begin to flake off, revealing a fresh and glowing new you underneath. It is recommended that you stay away from the sun and avoid strenuous exercise for 2 weeks following treatment. Additionally, it is recommended that hot showers, baths, hot-tubs and saunas are avoided for about two weeks after Micro Needling as well.

  • What Kind Of Results Should I Expect From Microneedling?

    The best results are achieved by completing a series of treatments with Micro Needling. Although results vary from person to person, most will experience a decided improvement in tone and texture of the skin. Fine lines and wrinkles soften dramatically, and scarring becomes significantly less noticeable. Micro Needling has gained a strong reputation for rejuvenation sluggish, dull skin. Skin becomes noticeable tighter and smoother after even one treatment.

  • How Many Treatments Of Microneedling Will I Need?

    The number of Micro Needling treatments required for amazing results depends on what condition the skin is in when treatments are begun. Most find that a series of 6 or possibly 10 are needed to see truly dramatic changes in the complexion. Most who are hoping to tighten and tone their skin will be on track with 6 treatments. Those who are seeking to diminish the depth of acne scarring generally require a minimum of 8-10 sessions.

  • How Often Should I Be Treated With Microneedling?

    It is recommended that treatments are spaced 4-6 weeks apart. It is important that there is complete healing before having another session. As the Micro Needling procedure begins to stimulate collagen and elastin production, it becomes very important to maintain the momentum with regular treatments. Sticking with a set schedule of appointments yields the fastest and most dramatic results.

  • How Much Does Microneedling Cost Per Treatment?

    At Cienega Spa, our microneedling prices start at $349 for a medium-sized treatment area. This includes the entire face, or portions of areas such as the chest and back. Larger areas of your body start at $499. You can book a free consultation with us to talk about your treatment options and cost.

  • How Long Do Microneedling Treatments Last?

    New tissue collagen and tissue will continue to form for up to a year after microneedling. Maintenance sessions once or twice or year can help your skin retain the improvements from your original treatment.

  • How Quickly Does Microneedling Improve Skin?

    You'll see the best results after a series of microneedling treatments. Generally, clients start to see dramatic skin tightening after 6 to 10 sessions, and reduction scarring after 8 to 10 sessions. We recommend that about 4 to 6 weeks between each microneedling session.

  • What Age Should You Start Microneedling?

    The right skin treatments for you depend on your skin and your goals. There is no one set age that everyone should get a specific treatment. However, many clients find that starting non-invasive treatments, such as microneedling, in their 30s can be a great way to help maintain youthful skin for decades to come.

  • Is Microneedling Safe?

    Microneedling is very safe. There are no side effects or risks to a micro needlings session.However, there are some clients who should avoid microneedling. This includes people who have: hemophilia, eczema, allergies, any autoimmune disease, a history of cold sores, any history of cancer, a tendency to keloid, any skin disease, an active infection of any kind