Grand Rapids SkinPen Microneedling
Beautiful skin free from scars, hyperpigmentation or stretch marks is the goal of many men and women. Until now, most effective skin enhancing treatments have involved the use of lasers, which can be quite painful and may take several days to weeks to heal. Offering a safe and effective, non-surgical treatment option that could be used on any part of the body was our goal in selecting SkinPen as our latest, non-surgical skin care option.
SkinPen is a safe and effective, state-of-the-art, non-surgical microneedling medical device that improves acne scars, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, softens fine lines and wrinkles and improves overall skin quality with little to no downtime. Using collagen injection therapy, the treatment creates many microscopic channels in the dermis, thereby stimulating new collagen and elastin. Unlike many laser treatments, this in-office treatment is quite painless and offers very quick recovery all within about a 30 minute session. SkinPen microneedling can also be used in conjunction with other skin care treatments such as Ultherapy, Exilis, or skin care treatments. By creating micro-channels, skin care products are delivered to the skin more effectively thereby enhancing results.
What is SkinPen Microneedling?
SkinPen microneedling is a non-surgical, medical grade precision tool that works by creating a series of microscopic channels into the dermis to stimulate the skin’s natural production of new collagen and elastin. which also allow products to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin enhancing results.
Who is a good candidate for Microneedling?
Women and men of all ages and skin-types who seek fresher, healthier looking skin may use SkinPen microneedling. It benefits those with hyperpigmentation, acne scars, and those with fine lines and wrinkles.
How long does a SkinPen Microneedling procedure take to perform?
SkinPen microneedling is a non-surgical, in office procedure that is performed by one of our medical aestheticians or RN team members in about 30 minutes. It is often performed in conjunction with a skin care treatment or other non-surgical procedure such as Ultherapy or Exilis, enhancing those results.
On what areas of the body can SkinPen microneedling be used?
SkinPen microneedling can easily used to treat the face, neck, back, arms, legs, décolletage, and abdomen.
How many SkinPen microneedling treatments are necessary to see results?
SkinPen results vary between individuals and type of skin care concerns being addressed. A series of 3 treatments spaced about 4 weeks apart may be recommended to achieve maximum results. 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.
Is there any downtime with SkinPen Microneedling?
The downtime with SkinPen microneedling depends on the depth of the repair process required. It is typical for patients to have some slight redness/pinkness – much like a mild sunburn, for 2-4 days following the procedure. Many patients heal completely in about 24 hours.