Dr. Saurabh Lodha Dr. Lodha is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has been published in a variety of medical journals and has particular interests in melanoma, auto-immune diseases of the skin and aesthetic dermatology.
446 West 38th Street, New York, N.Y.
New York , 446 West 38th Street, New York, N.Y. 10018 New York
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
This was my first appointment with a dermatologist and it was a lot less scary than anticipated! Dr. Lodha is full of knowledge and little facts that will make u want to treat your skin with more respect. He did not lecture yet he explained and I was very thankful for that. I would recommend anyone to go and see their new office – it’s great Dr. Lodha, was very reassuring about my concerns. He was also very explicit and caring about the small procedure he was performing. He was very thorough, gave me as much time as I needed, responding to my questions thoroughly. I highly recommend Dr. Lodha...
Rating: 5 / 5 stars

Skinpen Microneedling

Skinpen Microneedling
Microneedling is one of the most effective enhancement procedures available today! Sometimes known as Collagen Induction Therapy, for its amazing effects on our skin’s natural collagen stores, Microneedling is a minimally-invasive method of rejuvenating our skin and reducing the appearing of unwanted blemishes, superficial scars, wrinkles, and much more!

The Revolutionary Skinpen by Bellus Medical
At Pura Dermatology, we use the Skinpen by Bellus Medical. This innovative device is the first microneedling ‘pen’ that’s been FDA-approved and clinically proven to treat a variety of skin conditions and blemishes, including acne scars and a whole lot more!

How Does it Work?
Microneedling is one of the most effective methods of skin rejuvenation available, industry-wide. Using the revolutionary Skinpen, we create a series of micro-punctures within the skin’s surface, along the desired treatment area. These controlled micro-injuries are specifically designed to stimulate the body’s own naturally regenerative processes.

Think of it like a series of papercuts. When we sustain a papercut, our body sends a signal to stimulate the natural wound-healing process, to restore and rejuvenate any damaged tissue. Microneedling uses the same concept to treat issues like wrinkles, unwanted blemishes, skin discolorations, scar tissue, and more.
Microneedling relies on a 3-phase process our body uses to repair and rejuvenate itself when injured.

  • Phase I: Inflammation
    When the skin is pierced and damaged, the immune system is triggered to act immediately. It works to disinfect the wound, remove any debris, increase blood flow to the area, and stimulate cellular regeneration to create new tissue.
  • Phase 2: Proliferation
    Cellular regeneration helps rebuild the tissue in the area, using new granulation cells – a vital part of the extracellular matrix. In addition, brand new blood vessels begin to develop to improve circulation and tissue proliferation.
  • Phase 3: Remodeling
    The wounded or damaged skin tissue is completely replaced by freshly created skin tissue and new blood vessels.

During this skin cell regeneration process, any unwanted blemishes, wrinkles, scars and otherwise damaged skin tissue is resurfaced away and replaced with fresh, youthful skin cells. These new skin cells are far softer and more supple. In addition, the process of Microneedling is known to stimulate the production of fresh collagen, a vital skincare protein that begins to dissipate as we age. Giving our skin the added volume and fullness, we tend to lose as a result of aging.

What Does Microneedling Improve?
Microneedling is known to improve:

  • Pore Size – Helping to shrink your pores, preventing excess dirt, debris, oil and harmful bacteria from building up within and causing acne or other infections.
  • Skin Texture – Leaves the treatment are softer, smoother and free of unwanted bumps or blemishes.
  • Superficial Scarring – Within only a few sessions, we are able to drastically reduce the appearance of certain scars.
  • Stretch Marks, Hyperpigmentation, and Other Blemishes
  • Wrinkles, Fine Lines and Facial Volume Loss.

Depending on your specific skincare needs, Dr. Lodha and his staff will determine a specific course of treatment that will work best for you. Generally, this will entail a few sessions, performed over the course of a few months – with maintenance treatments a possibility.

For more information on Microneedling, or to schedule a consultation, be sure to contact Pura Dermatology today.

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