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What Are The Dangers Of Microneedling?
Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure intended to to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, and other signs of aging by using fine needles to create tiny punctures in the skin of the face, neck, and back. The procedure is usually not too painful, but as with any cosmetic procedure, there are some potential risks and side effects.
Dangers and Risks
Two of the most common side effects are redness and irritation, which is usually temporary; other possible side effects include bleeding, bruising, or infection at the site of the needles. This procedure isn’t for everyone, so a thorough consultation is crucial.
Is It FDA Approved?
The FDA classifies microneedling devices as class II medical devices, considered moderate to high risk. They emphasize the importance of ensuring the needles and device are sterile, and that the procedure is performed in a clean and safe environment.