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Revolutionize Your Skin with Micro-coring: The Ultimate Solution for Sagging Skin

by | Jul 8, 2024 | Cosmetic Dermatology, Procedures

Are you troubled by loose, sagging skin and yearning for a tighter, smoother, more youthful complexion? Micro-coring is a revolutionary technique that uses your skin’s natural healing abilities to enhance collagen production, restore elasticity, and rejuvenate your appearance.

What is Micro-Coring?

Micro-coring with the Ellacor® device is an advanced skin-tightening procedure designed to stimulate collagen production and rejuvenate the skin. This innovative technique uses hollow needles to remove tiny columns of skin, triggering your body’s natural healing response. As your skin heals, it generates new collagen and elastin fibers, smoothing and tightening your skin from within.

Benefits of Micro-Coring for Skin Tightening

ellacor laser treatment before and after

Here are the top benefits of Ellacor micro-coring:

  • Firms and tightens loose, sagging skin
  • Boosts collagen and elastin production
  • Improves skin texture and smoothness
  • Suitable for most skin types and tones
  • Versatile: can be used on the face, neck, abdomen, and more

How to Prepare for Your Micro-Coring Treatment

To ensure the best results, follow these preparation steps before your micro-coring procedure:

  • Avoid sun exposure, tanning beds, and self-tanners for at least two weeks.
  • Arrive with clean, makeup-free skin.

These steps will help minimize irritation and promote optimal healing.

What to Expect During and After Micro-Coring

Your comfort is our priority. Before the treatment, a topical numbing cream is applied. During the procedure, the micro-coring device creates uniform micro-channels in the treatment area. While you might feel slight pressure, the process is generally not painful. After the treatment, your skin may appear pink and feel tight and dry, similar to a sunburn. Use a soothing moisturizer and avoid makeup for 24 hours. Mild redness and flaking can occur for a few days as your skin heals. You’ll start to see results after 2-4 weeks, with continued improvement over the next six months.

ellacor laser in new york before and after

Micro-Coring vs Microneedling: What’s the Difference?

Both micro-coring and microneedling create micro-injuries in the skin, but the techniques and results differ:

  • Microneedling pricks the skin to stimulate collagen.
  • Micro-coring removes tiny columns of tissue, resulting in more dramatic skin tightening.

Micro-coring also penetrates deeper, providing significant collagen remodeling, making it a superior option for sagging skin and laxity.

Comparing Micro-Coring to Other Skin Tightening Treatments

Micro-coring is a fantastic choice for tightening mild to moderate skin laxity without the need for surgery, lasers, or heat-based treatments. Unlike laser treatments that tighten surface tissue, micro-coring volumizes the skin from within, creating a more natural look.

Unlike energy-based devices that use lasers, ultrasound, and radiofrequency, micro-coring doesn’t involve any heat, making it safe for all skin types. While micro-coring usually requires a series of treatments for optimal results, its precision and safety make it an excellent choice for many seeking non-surgical skin rejuvenation.

Potential Side Effects of Micro-Coring

Micro-coring is a safe and low-risk procedure when performed by qualified professionals. Common, temporary side effects include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Skin tightness and dryness
  • Flaking and peeling
  • Pinpoint bleeding
  • Bruising

Book Your Micro-Coring Consultation Today

At Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, Dr. Roy G. Geronemus, a leading expert in the field, was directly involved in the clinical trials for Ellacor. Witnessing dramatic results firsthand, Dr. Geronemus and our team of board-certified physicians are excited to offer this revolutionary treatment to our patients. Contact us today to schedule your micro-coring appointment and start your journey to firmer, rejuvenated skin.

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