WHAT IS SKIN PEN?
SkinPen is a medical micro-needling device.
It is used as a collagen induction therapy, which stimulates the body’s natural wound healing response.
This promotes the production of collagen and elastin in the skin.
SkinPen can be used in combination with PRP.
WHAT IS SKINPEN USED FOR?
SkinPen is used to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. This is a rejuvenating skin treatment for multiple skin concerns:
Fine lines and anti ageing
Improve skin texture and tone
Improve appearance of pigmentation
Improve appearance of stretch marks
Assist to improve appearance of rosacea
Thicken and tighten crepey skin
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE?
Once the consent process is completed, the treatment generally takes 45-60 minutes.
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT LAST?
SkinPen requires a course of treatments.
It is recommended to have at least 3 treatments, spaced 4-6 weeks apart. .
IS THERE ANY DOWNTIME?
SkinPen does not require any downtime, however it is important to note that swelling and redness may be present for 48-72 hours post treatment.
Keep the area clean and makeup free for 24 hours
Avoid exercise for the rest of the day
No waxing or facial treatments for 2 weeks
Wear sunscreen and avoid direct sun exposure to the treated area for 1 week.
Most importantly, no touching!