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Microneedling Scottsdale

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy) is a skin rejuvenation treatment with little downtime and less expensive than laser therapies. The SkinPen microneedling device is used to create micro-inuries in the skin, which triggers new collagen and elastin formation. This will improve fine lines, wrinkles, pore size, hyperpigmentation, acne scars, and stretch marks. After the recommended amount of sessions, you are left with smoother, firmer, and younger looking skin! Best of all, SkinPen doesn’t rely on heat or chemicals, so the results are natural and safe for all skin tones and types.

The most common treatment areas

Botox is not only used for facial wrinkles! It has numerous off-label uses including:

  • Forehead
  • Eye wrinkles, “crow’s feet” 
  • Frown lines, aka “11’s”
  • Neckbands
  • Chin dimpling
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Jawline slimming
  • Jaw clenching / TMJ
  • Lip Flip
  • Down-turned smile
  • Brow Lift
  • Bunny Lines (nose scrunching)
  • Gummy Smile

What to expect

During your Botox appointment at NK Aesthetics, we will discuss your goals and areas of concern. Your provider will examine your facial movement and dose your Botox or Dysport based on muscle mass and strength. Your provider will strategically mark injection spots on your face, draw up your patient specific dose, and inject using a tiny needle. There is little to no discomfort! The injections only take just a couple minutes, with the appointment lasting only about 30 minutes, you can be in and out of the office quickly! Results will start to take effect in 5-14 days, with results lasting 3 months on average! You’re left with a clear and radiant complexion!

Possible side effects

Although generally safe, there are a few (but rare) side effects of botulinum toxin:
  • Bruising and pain at the injection site
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Redness
  • Temporary facial weakness or drooping
  • Forehead heaviness
  • Eyelid Drooping
  • Allergic reaction

Estimated procedure time

Estimated recovery time


Usual results shown

15 minutes

1 day


3 days

Frequently Asked Questions

SkinPen is the first FDA cleared microneedling device in the world, clinically proven to reduce the appearance of neck wrinkles and facial acne scars for ages 22 and up. With as few as 3 non invasive and affordable treatments spaced 30 days apart, you can improve your appearance for 6 months after your last treatment.