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SkinPen® Microneedling and PRP

Skinpen

SkinPen® Precision is simple, comfortable, and effective for skin rejuvenation in as little as 30 minutes.

What you can expect:

Light Numbing Topical

anesthesia may be administered to assure maximum comfort during the treatment.

Simply Treat

SkinPen Precision creates millions of controlled microchannels in the skin to elicit your body’s natural wound healing cascade. This healing process works at the site of treatment to remodel the tissue resulting in new collagen and elastin, giving your skin a younger, firmer and radiant appearance.

Post Treatment

Following your treatment your skin may appear slightly pink to red, similar to a mild sunburn. Results may appear after just one treatment, but will continue to improve three to six months following your last treatment.

Microneedling

Collagen induction therapy, also known as microneedling, is nearly painless and has been shown to have incredible effect on the health and beauty of your skin. The concept is simple, by inflicting thousands of imperceptible injuries to the top layer of skin, the body is encouraged to produce additional collagen and regenerate the surface layer with fresh, unblemished skin. It’s no surprise it’s becoming one of the most popular beauty treatments around.

Did You Know?

Microneedling is essentially performing the same process accomplished by using lasers, but does so without the application of heat or light. The process is instead mechanical, and produces some amazing anti-aging effects by encouraging the body to rejuvenate itself. Additionally it has a lower downtime and doesn’t lead to the same photo-sensitivity as can be experienced with the laser treatments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can microneedling reverse sun damage?

Absolutely. One of the best things for damaged skin is an influx of new collagen, an influx that occurs when the skin is treated with microneedling. Collagen has been shown to help reverse sun damage and help with discoloration. Even more amazing is that this process has been shown to be effective in the treatment of melasma, a condition in which hyperpigmentation results in brown blotching on the skin.

Where can I receive microneedling?

Microneedling can be done anywhere on the body where you want to see shrunken pores, tighten skin, and renewed elasticity. Most treatments of this type are only able to be used on the facial area, while microneedling can be done anywhere you have stretch marks, acne scars, or just aging skin you’d like to see rejuvenated. Some of the most popular locations are the back, legs, and butt.

 

PRP

Platelet rich plasma treatments are injections of blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets and connective tissue growth factors. This concentrated solution helps promote a natural repair process in the body and regenerate damaged tissues. Plasma treatments are routinely administered to people of all ages and physical backgrounds who are suffering from acute or chronic musculoskeletal injuries.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is platelet-rich plasma?

Your blood is made up of four main components: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a platelet concentrated component from your own blood that contains nutrient rich cells and protein growth factors.

What are platelets?

Platelets are tiny cells that circulate within our body and bind together when they recognize damaged blood vessels. Platelets are made in your bone marrow along with your white and red blood cells.

What is plasma?

Plasma is the largest component of your blood, making up about 55 percent of its overall content. The primary purpose of plasma is to transport nutrients, hormones, and proteins to the parts of the body that need it.

How is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) prepared?

PRP is produced when a small amount of blood is drawn and placed into a sterile, disposable container and then, spun to separate the platelets from your blood sample, resulting in a platelet-rich plasma.

Is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) safe?

PRP is safe because it comes from your own blood, therefore there is minimal risk for allergic or immune reaction. PRP preparation must be conducted by a trained medical professional. Consult your physician for more information.

Am I a candidate for platelet rich plasma treatments?

You may be a candidate for platelet rich plasma treatments if you have any type of chronic pain or tissue damage. Contact our office to schedule a consultation to find out more about platelet-rich plasma treatments and whether they are right for you.

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