Skin Pen (Microneedling)
Microneedling with Skin Pen Precision can improve your complexion, improve the appearance of wrinkles on the face and neck, and improve the appearance of acne scars. It will reveal smooth, healthy skin that glows from the inside out! The skin pen creates thousands of micro skin punctures to stimulate the skin’s natural wound healing process. The Skin Pen will stimulate tissue remolding without causing scar tissue formation.
What Can This Treatment Do
Evens skin tone and texture
Decreases appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Improves acne and surgical scars
Brightens dull skin
Decreases pore size
No suntan for 2 weeks prior to the procedure
Avoid aspirin, ibuprofen, blood thinners, ginkgo Biloba, garlic, fish oil, and vitamin E for 1 week prior to the procedure to decrease bleeding and bruising
Stop topical retinol, topical antibiotics, exfoliants, hydroquinone, and benzoyl peroxide or AHA/BHA products 72 hours prior
What to Expect During Treatment
Topical numbing will be applied for 15 minutes. The most common sensation during the procedure is a warm, scratching feeling as the device is moved around the face. This procedure is very well tolerated by most people. Typically, appointments take one hour
What to Expect After Treatment
It is normal for your skin to appear red and flushed for the next 24 hours. On days 1-3, your face may feel like you have a sunburn, be tight, dry, and sensitive to the touch. It is recommended to stay out of the sun for the first week. Avoid cosmetics for the first 24 hours along with strenuous exercises, jacuzzi, sauna, and steam baths. Results typically appear within 4-8 weeks and 3-6 treatments are recommended, spaced one month apart.
Is it for me?
If you are looking for a brighter complexion and to lessen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, then this service is for you! It can be used on all types of skin. However, this treatment is not for you if you have active cancer in the treatment area, open wounds or sores, a bleeding disorder, or are taking Accutane. If you have been on systemic corticosteroids (prednisone) in the last 4 weeks, please reschedule.