Microneedling Rancho Mirage

Dr. Villanueva & Dr. Chopra: Leading Experts in Microneedling

Are you seeking to change the appearance of your skin and get rid of brown spots and fine lines and wrinkles? You deserve glowing and vibrant skin! With microneedling, we can help you treat skin conditions, remove unsightly wrinkles, and improve the texture and quality of your skin.

Microneedling treatment utilizes a medical-grade device to address many skin issues, including loose skin, pore size, and stretch marks. This procedure improves the tone and texture of your skin while also breaking up unwanted pigmentation and even reducing the appearance of acne scars. We can enhance your appearance and change the complexion of your skin.

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a non-invasive procedure that utilizes fine needles to penetrate the surface of your skin and move evenly across your skin. Also, called skin needling or collagen induction therapy, microneedling helps your body to produce new healthy collagen, an essential protein that supports your skin, and elastin fibers that rejuvenate your skin for a firmer and smoother appearance. 

At our Med Spa in Rancho Mirage Microneedling takes about half an hour and is more commonly applied to the face but can be effective in other parts of the body like reducing the appearance of stretch marks and scars on your legs. It can dramatically improve the tone, texture, and surface of your skin and provide you with a more youthful appearance. 

What can be treated with Microneedling?

Top 15 Microneedling Treatments

A microneedling treatment helps you to age more gracefully without compromising your radiant skin with a healthy collagen reproduction cycle. This procedure can improve and enhance many skin-related conditions, including these 15 common issues:

  1. Acne scars
  2. Age spots
  3. Elasticity and control
  4. Enlarged pores
  5. Excessive sun exposure
  6. Fine lines and wrinkles
  7. Hyperpigmentation issues
  8. Loose skin
  9. Remodeling your skin
  10. Rosacea
  11. Rough skin texture
  12. Stretch marks
  13. Surgical or traumatic scars
  14. Texture
  15. Uneven skin tone

“My Spirits Were Lifted!”

“Dr. Chopra is not only very charismatic, knowledgeable, and experienced, his bedside manner made the difference in my decision to have my augmentation done by him. I will never use any other Doctor as I am a dedicated patient!”

“I had the most amazing experience!”

“I had the most amazing experience with Dr. Chopra. He anticipated my needs and made sure I felt great with my results. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a wonderful plastic surgeon who really goes above and beyond!”

“Extremely happy with my results.”

“Dr Chopra is the best Dr. out there! Dr Chopra is a Perfectionist, his bedside manner is warm, kind and very caring. If you are seeking a doctor to perform reconstruction revision or cosmetic surgery, You need to look no further.”

“Exceeded All Expectations”

“Since then Dr. Chopra has done my implants and 2 fat transfer procedures. It has been 1 year and 9 months since my breast cancer diagnosis and in that time your surgical team becomes like family.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for microneedling?

During your consultation, we will discuss what your goals are, evaluate your skin and determine if microneedling will be beneficial for you. Most people in good health with a stable weight seeking to improve certain skin conditions are appropriate candidates for microneedling. Make sure you do not have any active infection or lesion before getting a microneedling treatment.

Can anyone get microneedling?

Microneedling has proven to be effective on many types of skin types, including dark or light skin, dry or oily skin, or people with pigmentation conditions.

Is microneedling an anti-aging treatment?

By using thin needles that glide precisely across your skin, microneedling helps generate new collagen production and deliver an anti-aging healing serum underneath your skin to firm up and smooth over aging skin.

Is microneedling painful?

You may feel a little prickling sensation when the needles puncture your skin, but most patients do not experience any pain with use of numbing cream. There may be some minor skin irritation immediately after your treatment for a short time.

What are the results of microneedling?

Patients typically start to notice results within two days after their treatment. It does not take long for your skin to create new collagen and tissue that rejuvenates its appearance. You may need a few treatments over several months to get maximum results. You will eventually have a softened appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles.

What is the recovery for microneedling?

You can expect your skin to feel sensitive for a few hours. There can be some redness for a day or two when it turns to a pinkish color. It’s important not to scratch your skin on the treated area. You may use moisturizers against the dryness and makeup to camouflage the skin treated.

After Microneedling Rancho Mirage patients typically begin to experience their skin peeling three or four days after their treatment. Things to keep in mind include staying away from strenuous exercises for a couple of days due to open pores and from direct sunlight for at least a week.

What are the Top 10 benefits of microneedling?

Microneedling has proven to be effective against many skin issues and improving the quality of life for many people. The treatments will help rejuvenate your skin and enhance your appearance not only on your face but also on your chest, back, and legs.

  1. Decreases large pores for reduced appearance
  2. Helps with aging skin by taking care of scars and other skin-related issues
  3. Produces new skin cells to treat crow’s feet, fine lines, and deep wrinkles.
  4. Provides clearer skin through collagen production
  5. Reduces fine lines and wrinkles and even prevent new ones from forming through collagen production
  6. Removes age and brown spots
  7. Reverses sun damage and pigmentation issues
  8. Tightens loose skin for a smoother and more youthful appearance
  9. Treats acne scars and stretch marks
  10. Treats uneven skin tone and texture 


During your consultation, Dr. Andrew Ordon or Dr. Ritu Chopra will listen to your goals and what you aim to accomplish in dealing and treating skin-related issues. We will review your health history and examine your skin and come up with the best-customized procedure for your specific needs. 

With years of experience, Dr. Villanueva and Dr. Chopra have successfully helped many patients with microneedling treatments at their Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage locations. 

Dr. Ordon co-hosts the Emmy-winning daytime hit TV talk show The Doctors, which also features Dr. Chopra as a plastic surgery correspondent. Both doctors are members of several prestigious plastic surgery organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the L.A. Surgical Society. 

With over three decades of experience, Dr. Ordon has consistently been recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle-Connolly. At KECK/USC School of Medicine, he serves as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and as Co-Director of the Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship, training the next generation of plastic surgeons. Dr. Ordon is also currently Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Dartmouth School of Medicine and the University of Connecticut as well as a member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Chopra has also been recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle-Connolly and trains new plastic surgeons while serving as one of the directors at Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Keck/USC. One of his main focuses is breast reconstruction, he has become an expert in the pre-pectoral model and direct to implant model. Dr. Chopra completed a fellowship at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York where he gained extensive experience in complex aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the body.