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Skinpen Microneedling

How Microneedling Works

Microneedling creates controlled, micro-injuries to stimulate the body’s natural wound-healing process, while minimizing cellular damage.  The result: effective remodeling of scar tissue and stimulation of collagen production, while keeping the overall structure of the skin intact.

What Devices do We Use

We use Bellus Medical’s SkinPen, and Crown Aesthetics’ EVO devices, to provide the best results, with the most advanced technology on the market. They are both FDA-cleared devices, created by the leading aesthetic and medical manufacturers in the industry. These minimally invasive microneedling devices mechanically create microscopic punctures in the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin by means of microneedles in a reciprocating cartridge and produce results with little to no downtime.

Why Microneedling?

Microneedling is clinically shown to reduce the appearance of acne scars.  It improves the texture of the skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and stimulates collagen production.  It is a fabulous anti-aging treatment. In fact, 90% of subjects in the clinical trial would recommend the treatment to friends and family.  It is also minimally invasive with little downtime.  Most clients are even comfortable going to work the next day.

Will it work for me?

Unlike most alternative treatments, SkinPen and EVO has been clinically proven to be effective for both women and men with skin types ranging from light to very dark.  Likewise, the mechanical process is less abrasive than harsh chemical peels.  With treatments properly spaced, the procedures can be safely administered year-round.

What Should you Expect Post-Procedure?

It’s totally normal for your skin to appear red after you’ve had microneedling.  The majority of the redness should subside within 24 hours but some could linger based on the severity of the treatment. Directly after a microneedling treatment and for several days post-procedure expect your skin to feel a little different than normal and a bit rough to the touch. It is rare but there may be some swelling and bruising, too. Because microneedling makes hundreds of tiny controlled micro injuries on the surface of the skin, it’s not uncommon to see some very small red marks after the procedure. Not to worry, whatever you see is short-lived and as the skin heals and recovers, all signs will slowly fade away. It is normal to experience some pinpoint bleeding directly after the microneedling procedure. This usually subsides within a few hours with minimal risk of infection as long as a qualified practitioner follows protocols.

What is microneedling good for?

Microneedling is used to treat and improve conditions like acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, skin laxity, skin texture, pore size, uneven skin tone, stretch marks, and pigment issues. It’s also often referred to as skin needling, collagen induction therapy (CIT), and percutaneous collagen induction.