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Micro needling IN SHREWSBURY

Microneedling, or medical skin needling is a treatment used to reduce fine lines, wrinkles and is also very effective in the treatment of acne scarring. The treatment is commonly used on the face, hands, neck and decolletage to reduce scarring, stretch marks and fine wrinkles such as crows feet.

The treatment works by stimulating the body’s own collagen production by puncturing the skin with lots of tiny needles, which creates wounds in the dermis which induces the release of growth factors, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. This damage to do the dermis encourages the body to produce more collagen and elastin to repair itself, making the skin smoother, plumper and more youthful.


Microneedling is mostly used on the face and may treat various scars, wrinkles, and large pores, but also could be used on the neck, décolleté, and scalp.

Increased production of natural fibres within the skin means the treatment works very well at treating scars such as post acne scarring, stretch marks as well as fine lines and wrinkles, and smoother, firmer, more toned skin.

A series of treatments is usually recommended 4-6 weeks apart, although 1-2 sessions works well as a general skin refreshment. It is suitable for all skin types. This treatment is led by our team of highly qualified dermatology specialist nurses and physician’s assistant with many years of cumulative experience in providing treatment to skin patients.

SkinPen Microneedling

SkinPen microneedling treatment at St Michael’s Clinic is an effective and safe way to encourage the skin’s natural rejuvenation process. The treatment harnesses the body’s ability to heal itself, stimulating collagen and elastin production—key components in preserving a youthful look. A precise and precise device, it creates thousands of micro-injuries that the body identifies as wounds, launching the wound healing response, including the creation of remodelled and revitalised skin for a healthier look. 


After the procedure, the skin will be red and flushed, similar in appearance to moderate sunburn. There will also be some skin tightness and mild sensitivity. This will diminish greatly after a few hours and usually within the next 48 hours your skin will be completely healed. After 5 days there is barely any evidence that the procedure has taken place.

Visible signs of rejuvenation are seen after just 6-8 weeks following procedure and continue for up to a year. A course of 3 to 5 sessions at 6-8 week intervals is usually recommended to achieve optimum results; however most will notice skin improvement after just 1 session

Microneedling is commonly used to treat

  • acne scars
  • age spots
  • fine lines and wrinkles
  • large pores
  • scars
  • reduced skin elasticity
  • uneven skin tone
  • A comfortable experience
  • A short procedure time, approximately 30 minutes
  • A plan for optimal results, usually 3-6 sessions are required
  • Mild post-procedure effects on the treated area which are similar to mild sunburn
  • Effective on all areas of the body
  • Safe for all skin types
  • Treatment effective at all times of the year
  • Little to no downtime
  • Long lasting results


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Here at St. Michael’s Clinic, Shrewsbury’s leading private skin and laser treatment clinic, our experts are specialists in all aspects of dermatology, skin cancer, anti-ageing and beauty treatments. We are able to offer NHS patients a consultant led dermatology service from our sites in Shrewsbury and Much Wenlock.

St. Michael’s Clinic is regulated by the Care Quality Commission, ensuring the best level of treatment is provided to you in a safe environment. We are part of the Dermatology Partnership, a leading group of dermatology clinics, defined by clinical excellence and focusing on leading dermatological care.


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