James Green, MD Discusses Microneedling vs. Other Treatments
Last updated on September 17th, 2019
I’ve had two lasers and I don’t have any now. That was a decision based on outcomes. Lasers, microdermabrasion and chemical peels came on to the marketplace in recent years with a huge marketing push, aggressively launching them to their current popularity. After using them for a few years, I am convinced that there are better procedures with fewer side effects. Microneedling is what I’m doing right now, and I’ve been following that research for some time.
The problem with ablative lasers is they cause too much pigment change. The face at first turns very red and then it eventually turns a weird, pale white. I think it looks terrible. When you denature the collagen, the new collagen growth is white. The effect lasts indefinitely. Start looking around you can notice it, it’s a strange looking thing. Even under makeup it’s still noticeable. We can achieve better results with chemicals or other kinds of treatments.
I also stopped doing “Deep” chemical peels, because like lasers, there is too much pigment change. I do medium depth chemical peels. They give an effect that is significantly noticeable, without pigment change of the deeper treatments or laser resurfacing.
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