February 28, 2018

Medical Microneedling Vancouver BC

Medical Microneedling in Vancouver, BC||Vancouver Medical Microneedling with the Eclipse�MicroPen
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All About Microneedling in Vancouver

Microneedling is a popular skin treatment thats boosts collagen to achieve firm, smooth, skin that radiates a flattering, natural glow. Its a safe an effective way to rejuvenate the skin, and treat scars and wrinkles for all skin types.

Who to Choose for Microneedling in Vancouver?

There seems to be an endless number of skin spas popping up, but we�re more than just the average industry newcomer or regular facial clinic. We�re the city�s premier facial rejuvenation destination because our highly skilled practitioners offer a full 360� spectrum of medical aesthetic services, including microneedling, that make our patients feel confident in their skin.Led by one of North America�s most skilled dual board-certified facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Thomas Buonassisi, our team of expert medical aestheticians and nurses use the most advanced techniques, training, and technology to offer customized plans and treatments that are as individual as you are.


Meet 8 West Medical Aesthetic Team 

The team at 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic is made up of leaders in the medical aesthetics field. Our medical aesthetic team work closely with each patient who visits our clinic so we can offer you the best treatments with optimal results, with customized facial rejuvenation plans created just for you.


Why We Love Microneedling

It�s not surprising that microneedling is a favourite treatment among Hollywood�s elite as well as our valued patients (who get pampered like celebrities in our talented hands). Medical microneedling is clinically proven to be one of the most successful non-invasive treatments for anti-aging facial rejuvenation. These are just a few of the many perks of this procedure:


  • The treatment itself is quick (around 20 minutes)
  • Microneedling offers both short-term and long-term benefits for firm, smooth, radiant skin
  • No sedation is required�topical numbing cream is applied to keep you as comfortable as possible during your microneedling session
  • Downtime and recovery are minimal, so you can get back to your usual routine within 24 hours
  • Microneedling treats a wide range of your skincare concerns in one treatment, including wrinkles, scarring, loss of volume, and uneven colouration
  • Medical microneedling is a safe treatment for any skin tone and any time of year (unlike some laser treatments that should be avoided in the sunny summer months)
  • Treatments can be customized to target specific problem areas like crow�s feet, neck and chest lines, or scars


What is Microneedling?

Medical microneedling works with the award-winning, patented technology of the Eclipse MicroPen� which catapults the skin into its natural healing process, causing an abundance of collagen and elastin production, which are essential for plumping the skin, increasing blood flow to the face, and making the skin more elastic and firm.


Microneedling works by making tiny punctures in the first layer of the skin. This controlled damage is what stimulates the healing process. Essentially, medical microneedling involves temporarily penetrating and wounding your skin so it renews itself and gives you a refreshed, illuminated appearance.

Who is Microneedling For?

Medical microneedling is an ideal treatment to treat a wide range of skin issues for any skin type. If you have any of the following areas of concern (or a combination of them), microneedling may be a fantastic skin rejuvenation option for you:


  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Loss of skin volume
  • Textural issues, like crepey skin or enlarged pores
  • Acne scarring
  • Hyperpigmentation, melasma, or sun spots
  • Stretch marks
  • Uneven skin tone


If any of these skin concerns bother you when you, medical microneedling can address them and improve your skin�s appearance.

How is Microneedling Performed?

When you arrive at your microneedling appointment, your medical aesthetician will begin your session by applying a topical numbing cream to the areas of the face that your treatment is targeting to keep you comfortable.Microneedling involves pricking the skin with tiny sterilized needles. The small micro wounds cause your skin to produce more collagen and elastin, which heal your skin and help your skin look bright and firm. Boosted collagen production reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, as well as improving your skin�s texture and tone, for a brighter and more youthful complexion.After your treatment, we recommend a series of 3 to 6 treatments based on what you�d like to treat and skin type. Each session should be spaced anywhere between 4-6 weeks apart depending on treatment plan provided by medical aesthetician.

What Can I Expect with Microneedling Treatments?

Your medical microneedling experience begins with a complimentary consultation at 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic to assess your skin and determine the best treatment plan that�s best for your unique needs.Many patients have the same question: how long does it take to see the results from microneedling? Right after a microneedling treatment, your skin will be a little flushed and pink for around 12 hours, and it might feel dry and tight for a short while.The day after your treatment you�ll notice that your skin is nice and plump and that it has a beautiful glow to it, which is a result of temporary swelling. You�ll be able to resume your usual skincare routine and other activities the next day.After your full results take effect, your skin will benefit from the following:

  • Refined pore size and skin texture
  • Reduced appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Diminished appearance of scars
  • More evenly toned skin and less noticeable hyperpigmentation
  • Radiant skin that looks and feels firm and soft
  • Increased absorption of skincare products

Complementary Treatments to Enhance Microneedling 

Patients who want to accentuate the results of their microneedling may choose additional treatments to add volume to hollowed areas or to contour and add definition to the cheeks or jawline. Dermal fillers are an excellent choice for achieving these results. Some patients desire an all-over �lifted� look, making a non-surgical facelift another complementary treatment that brings out the best in how you look and feel.

Learn More with your Complimentary Microneedling Consultation

Learn more about medical microneedling and our other facial rejuvenation options and visit 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic for your complimentary consultation and skin assessment. Book a consultation online or by calling our patient care managers at


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