by Dr. Carla Garcia, D.O.M.
According to one of our clients, “micro-needling is essential”. This is what I heard two weeks ago when I answered the phone.
Client: “I am calling to make my micro-needling appointment.”
Me: “We’ll have to schedule that out a few weeks because micro needling is not an essential service.”
Client: “It’s essential to me. I look better and feel better and people compliment me saying that I don’t look my age. That means it is essential because without it I don’t feel as good.”
Me: “Well that is good to hear, and I believe you do feel better because not only does it improve the skin, but the needles are actually affecting a lot of acupuncture points. That being said, we still can’t schedule anyone for micro-needling until the current corona virus mandates are over.”
Client: “Okay but put me on the schedule for the first day you are doing micro-needling again.”
As a health care practitioner, I don’t think of esthetics, facials, or micro-needling as important to a person’s overall health, but I am obviously mistaken. We have several patients that not only look better but feel better from their micro-needling treatments. How well you look is essential to how good you feel. With the “stay-at-home” mandates most of us are staying in our “jammies” or workout clothes. We don’t worry about putting on makeup and walk around with “bed-head” (no brushing or combing). This was my modus operandi for the first few days but I felt “yucky” and unmotivated, so now I shower and get dressed to work at my computer and am being more productive. From this I learned that how you look absolutely impacts how you feel.
Micro-needling is a procedure that uses a pen-like tool with very small needles to prick the skin. This encourages the skin to produce collagen and make new collagen for smoother and firmer skin. It is most often used on the face but other body parts, like the hands can be treated.
It is used to target fine lines and wrinkles, scarring and reduced skin elasticity. Watch this 3-minute video to see what micro-needling is:
The best results are seen with more than one treatment, so we continue to offer the buy 2, get one treatment free special. You pay $275.00 for the first treatment, $275.00 for the second treatment and your third treatment is FREE. We are scheduling people while complying with the corona virus mandates.
Give us a call today. Get your questions answered and get into the schedule for the time when the restrictions are lifted. 505-271-6608, www.ThermographyNM.com