There’s always a new treatment that promises younger looking skin. For years, Botox ruled this sector of anti-ageing and next month marks 15 years since the injectable received its approval from the FDA. Since then fillers and laser treatments have filtered in for plumper, fresher looking skin. Even more recently, micro-needling has been heralded as a non-invasive way to achieve youthful, dewy looking skin. But what is it and does it really deliver results?
Dr Mayram Zamani talks us through microneedling, a treatment whereby a device with small needles is pushed or rolled over your face and neck area to create controlled punctures, which force your skin into repair mode, the procedure, the benefits and the results.