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What is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a proven, outstanding FDA-approved treatment to refresh and revitalize the skin, improve acne scarring, sun damage, large pores, fine lines, loose skin and wrinkles.

Microneedling uses superfine micro-needles on your skin to create tiny punctures. This stimulates the production of collagen and elastin production. These two substances in the body are the building blocks for new, youthful and radiant skin and a stronger skin structure.

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What happens during a microneedling treatment?

Before your microneedling treatment, we will apply a numbing cream to your skin. This helps to minimize discomfort, although most patients do not describe the treatment to be painful. 

An instrument with tiny needles, called a SkinPen, will be applied to the targeted area, passing over the skin and creating micro-injuries. The circulation in the area is increased and collagen and elastin production is triggered, jumpstarting your body’s natural healing process to create new, healthier skin. Each treatment takes 20-30 minutes.

Who is a candidate for microneedling? 

Microneedling is a minimally invasive, safe option for men and women who would like to smooth and reduce fine lines, improve facial scarring, even out skin tone and texture and address pigmentation concerns. It is safe for all skin types and colors.

Microneedling can be done almost anywhere on the body. Common areas treated are the face, neck, chest or décolletage, buttocks, abdomen and hands.

What skin concerns does microneedling improve?

  • uneven skin tone, pigmentation and texture 
  • large pores
  • acne scars
  • stretch marks
  • reduced skin elasticity
  • fine lines and wrinkles


Microneedling results in smoothed wrinkles, minimized pores, and a toned, smooth and glowing face. These results come naturally as the body regenerates and rebuilds the skin with collagen and elastin. As your skin improves over 4-6 weeks, the results become more and more visible. Enjoy tighter, smoother, more supple and radiant skin. Your results will last for three to five months.


  • Tightens skin and reduces wrinkles and signs of aging
  • Helps clear up acne scarring
  • Safe, minimally invasive, non-surgical rejuvenation treatment
  • Approved for all skin types, colors and tones
  • Quick procedure time
  • No downtime or recovery period

Why choose Dr. Givens for microneedling?

As an experienced and board-certified female facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Givens is known for her unmatched personal service, artistic eye, and meticulous attention to detail. Givens Facial Plastic Surgery in Austin offers state-of-the-art treatments, natural aesthetic results, and premier service. You can rest assured that you’re in expert hands when you walk through the doors and experience treatment under the care of a true artist in the field of facial aesthetics. Call today for a consultation.

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