If you have acne or surgical scars, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Aanand Geria of Geria Dermatology in Rutherford, New Jersey has the right treatment for your skin. Microneedling works by breaking up scar tissue causing the body to remodel it which improves the appearance of the scar. Call the office or book your appointment online today.
I had such a great experience at Geria Dermatology. Everything was so quick and easy, nearly no wait time. Dr. Geria is very thorough and professional. He addressed all of my concerns and was very patient. Highly recommend seeing him, especially for cosmetic procedures, as I just had a microneedling session with him. I feel and look different already! So happy. Read More Testimonials
Frequently Asked Questions
Microneedling, otherwise known as percutaneous collagen induction therapy, is a relatively new, minimally invasive treatment that can be used to address several cosmetic concerns. Microneedling uses tiny needles to create “microchannels” in the skin. This stimulates wound healing cascade, resulting in new collagen and elastin production. Elastin and collagen are proteins that facilitate the remodeling of the skin tissues, which ultimately improves the health of the skin and clears away imperfections.
The SkinPen is a microneedling device that received clearance from the FDA after being clinically proven to be an effective and safe treatment option for skin issues.
The main benefits of a SkinPen microneedling treatment are its minimally invasive nature and its affordable cost. It is also quite safe for all skin types.
Microneedling can help with skin rejuvenation, acne scarring, surgical scarring, fine lines, enlarged pores, uneven complexion, and stretch marks
People age 22 and above are eligible for SkinPen microneedling treatments.
A SkinPen microneedling treatment begins with the application of topical anesthesia to the targeted region. This numbs the region to any discomfort. Next, the SkinPen device is passed over the treatment areas to create even results. Any serums administered penetrate deeper into the skin tissues through the microchannels, improving their efficacy.
Optimal results are achieved with treatments every 2 to 4 weeks for 3 to 6 sessions. Occasional treatments may be needed to maintain your results.
Treatments are usually well tolerated and most patients can return to work the very next day. For two to three days, you may notice mild swelling, redness, and flaking.
Patients are advised to moisturize their skin well after a SkinPen treatment. Sunscreen and other forms of sun protection must be utilized, since the skin will be especially prone to sun damage while healing.
The results of a SkinPen treatment can be seen for around six months after the third and final treatment. This varies from patient to patient.
This place is fantastic, the office is seems to be brand new and extremely modern, the staff is very polite which is a hard thing to come by (usually staff at the front desk at most doctors offices are very rude, dismissive and unwilling to accommodate patients). Most importantly, the doctor. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable but he actually takes the time to delve deeper into my medical history to pinpoint exactly what might be contributing to my dermatologic issues. I will definitely continue to visit this practice in the future.
I’ve known Dr. Geria for several years. Not only is he an excellent doctor, he also has the best bedside manner and listens to my concerns. He had treated me for medical and some cosmetic treatments. I trust him completely. His staff is also amazing!
Dr. Geria is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced dermatologist. Making an appointment with his clinic is super easy via the online portal. His clinic is also very nicely done.
Amazing service. Amazing dermatologist . He spent a long time with me, talking about my needs and concerns. Dr Geria explained what he thought about my acne and scarring in detail. He wasn’t just in and out like some doctors can be. He took the time to analyze my skin and put together a plan of recommendations. Another bonus Hydrafacial – offered on site. Recommended by Dr Geria, my skin has never looked better. Amazing staff and a beautiful office. The prescriptions were sent over promptly also. 7 our of 5 stars.