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Improve the health and appearance of your skin with our Microneedling Treatment. This automated microneedling device works to trigger the body’s natural immune response to promote collagen production that helps transform blemished, damaged tissue, resulting in a smoother, more vibrant appearance.
Microneedling needles can penetrate the skin up to 2 mm. To give you an idea, your epidermis (the outer skin) can be as thick as 1.5 mm in areas like the soles of the feet. Your dermis – a potential problem area for melisma – is below the epidermis. In thick areas, it can be up to 3 mm thick. A 2 mm microneedling needle can usually reach the dermis to deliver those needed topicals and stimulate collagen production.
It causes controlled micro-injuries that stimulate your body’s natural wound healing process while minimizing cellular damage. The result is effective remodeling of scar tissue while keeping the overall structure of the skin intact.
There are three phases to the wound-repair process:
SkinPen® Precision is designed to address acne scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, skin texture as well as fine lines and wrinkles. Microneedling treatment helps stimulate your skin’s natural ability to produce new collagen formation creating healthier, younger-looking skin. The repair process of your skin is accelerated by the SkinPen through the creation of microscopic channels, which also allow products to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin resulting in better product outcomes. This treatment can be performed on all skin types at any time of the year for most patients, and has minimal downtime.
There are numerous benefits received through the use of the SkinPen because new collagen production can reverse years of sun damage, address acne scars, stretch marks, and hyperpigmentation as well as address and enhance the overall appearance of aging skin.
One of the most exciting things about the treatment is that it can be used on all types of skin and can be used to address a wide range of problems such as acne scars, stretch marks, fine lines and wrinkles, and any area requiring cell generation or an intense repair process.
The SkinPen is very versatile and can be used on all parts of the body, face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen, and back; which makes it especially helpful with addressing acne scars on the back and stretch marks on the body.
A sterile and disposable cartridge containing 9-11 micro-needles is attached to the tip of the SkinPen. A thin layer of topical serum is applied to your skin and the appropriate micro-channeling treatment depth is selected for your unique type of skin. Next, in a gentle motion, the pen is glided across the targeted repair areas.
The unique design of the SkinPen allows for individualized settings, which makes the treatment very comfortable for most patients.
The procedure takes 45-60 minutes depending on the size of the area treated and the severity of damage of the skin.
Immediately following the treatment you will notice a healthy pink glow. Your skincare professional will recommend product protocols to aid with your skin’s natural healing process. The total healing time depends on the severity of the damaged skin and the depth of the repair process require. On average, patients are pink for 2-3 days. Some patients heal completely in 24 hours.
Many patients notice healthier-looking skin immediately. However, the natural repair process of your own skin continues to progress over the course of several weeks. Keep in mind dermal collagen remodeling takes place over time it is not realistic to expect damage that has occurred over an extensive period of time to disappear immediately. You may not see the final result until up to 3-6 months following your final session.
The number of treatments required will be determined by our skincare professional based on your individual treatment goals and the health of your skin. However, it is recommended for most patients to receive a series of 3 treatments spaced about 4-6 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks, or acne scars it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions at 4-6 week intervals. We also recommend developing a maintenance plan with our skincare professional to help maintain the glow and rejuvenating effects of your personalized SkinPen treatments.