The SkinPen by Bellus Medical is a medical grade, state of the art precision tool available through Goldsboro Skin Center. It is designed to address acne scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, skin texture as well as fine lines and wrinkles. The SkinPen is designed to stimulate your skin’s natural ability to produce new collagen formation creating healthier skin. The repair process of your skin is accelerated by the SkinPen through the creation of microscopic channels, which also allow products to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin resulting in better product outcomes.
What are the benefits of SkinPen?
There are numerous benefits received through use of the SkinPen because new collagen production can reverse years of sun damage, address acne scars, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation as well as address and enhance the overall appearance of aging skin.
Who is a candidate for SkinPen Microneedling?
One of the most exciting things about the SkinPen is that it can be used on all types of skin and can be used to address a wide range of problems such as : acne scars, stretch marks, fine lines and wrinkles and any area requiring cell generation or an intense repair process.
What areas of the body can I treat with SkinPen?
The SkinPen is very versatile and can be used on all parts of the body, face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back; which makes it especially helpful with addressing acne scars on the back and stretch marks on the body.
How is the SkinPen procedure done?
A sterile and disposable cartridge containing 9-11 micro-needles is attached to the tip of the SkinPen. A thin layer of topical serum is applied to your skin and the appropriate micro-channeling treatment depth is selected for your unique type of skin. Next, in a gentle motion the pen is glided across the targeted repair areas.
What does SkinPen feel like?
The unique design of the SkinPen allows for individualized settings, which makes the treatment very comfortable for most patients.
How long does the SkinPen procedure take?
The procedure takes 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the area treated and the severity of damage on the skin.
What is the downtime after a SkinPen procedure?
Immediately following the treatment you will notice a healthy pink glow. Your skincare professional will recommend product protocols to aide with your skin’s natural healing process. The total healing time depends on the
severity of the damaged skin and the depth of repair process require. On average, patients are pink for 2-4 days. Some patients heal completely in 24 hours.
When will I see the results of SkinPen?
Many patients notice healthier looking skin immediately. However, the natural repair process of your own skin continues to progress over the course of several weeks. Keep in mind dermal collagen remodeling takes place over time it is not realistic to expect damage that has occurred over an extensive period of time to disappear immediately. You may not see the final result until up to 3-6 months following your final session.
How many SkinPen treatments will I need?
The number of treatments required will be determined by our skincare professional based upon your individual treatment goals and the health of your skin. However, it is recommended for most patients to receive a series of 3 treatments spaced about 4 weeks apart. 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.
We also recommend developing a maintenance plan with our skincare professional to help maintain the glow and rejuvenating effects of your personalized SkinPen treatments. www.skinpen.com