Microneedling & Laser

Microneedling

Microneedling (also know as Collagen Induction Therapy) is an innovative, non-invasive aesthetic skin care treatment that promotes overall skin rejuvenation while encouraging cell turnover and influencing collagen remodeling for beautification purposes.

This treatments focus is to improve fine lines (wrinkles), texture (scars), and enlarged pores as the MicroPens’ needles provide a fractional delivery to the skin, promoting natural healing to assist the formation of collagen and elastin, cell turnover and overall rejuvenation.

Note: please arrive 20 minutes prior to your first appointment to fill out the corresponding paperwork.

Individual Treatment: $250

Package of 3: $600 (a $150 savings) = $200 per treatment

Package of 6: $1,100 (a $400 savings) = $185 per treatment

Individual Treatment with Growth Factor Serum: $350

Package of 3: $840 (a $210 savings) = $280 per treatment

Package of 6: $1,560 (a $540 savings) = $260 per treatment

What is growth factor serum? Our growth factor serum is derived from special cells that are cultured in a laboratory to produce stem growth factors. These specific growth factors maximize your skin’s ability to heal and maximize its collagen production; it is applied to the skin as we microneedle.

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As a state certified laser technician, Jena has additionally completed an aesthetic laser internship under the supervision and staff of Dr. Stephen P. Beals, M.D.

For referrals for laser services, please inquiry to SkinFIT.

Micro Needling FAQ’s

1. What are some of the main benefits of microneedling?

A great option for a variety of corrective issues mentioned and ideal for overall anti-aging and skin rejuvenation.

This is a safe, quick, and effective alternative to laser skin rejuvenation and one that is considered by most to have “no down time”. Because the treatment breakups pigment mechanically and stimulates collagen formation without heat, this is a more comfortable treatment and no heat means less downtime! Most individuals could have this treatment done and be red for less than 24 hours.

***No cross contamination/disposable needles.

2.  How many treatments will I need?

A series of treatments spaced approx. 5-8 weeks apart from one another is always recommended to optimize your desired results. 3-4 is generally a great option for overall skin rejuvenation and anti-aging. Those with deeper lines and/or acne scarring may require 6-8 treatments.

Results will always very per client but most do notice an immediate “glow” to their skin 1-2 weeks post treatment and improvement to skin thereafter.

3. What is included in a treatment and does it hurt?

The treatment will include a thorough cleanse of the skin and a vitamin infusion blend that is used during and after the micro needling process to promote further healing.

During the treatment, you will know I am there working on your skin, but we do strive to make the experience as comfortable as possible for you by first numbing the skin prior to the service. Most describe the service pain level to that of an eyebrow wax and that it "was much more comfortable than they expected.”

4. What precautions to take Pre-Treatment:

Avoid Retinols for approx. 2 days.

Avoid treatment if having active acne or herpes breakout.

5. What to expect Post-Treatment:

Days 1-2, the skin may feel warm, be tight , and/or swollen and resemble a moderate-severe sunburn. Following after, the skin may lighly flake for several days. Approximately 1-2 weeks after the initial treatment the skin continues to visibly change and overall anti-aging benefits continue to improve thereafter.

The treatments build upon one another. So for example, if we are working on previous acne scarring with deep texture on the cheeks, you may not notice much improvement until 6 weeks after the first or second treatment (and sometimes even the third!), and then all of a sudden, a huge positive difference seems to have appeared out of no where. This is because the skin is going through an on going healing process that continues much long after the actual treatments. I always tell clients to trust the process and commit to a series.

Post-care products are required to purchase and home care instructions will be provided upon completion of treatment to optimize results.

6. Precautions and Contraindications:

Pregnancy/Nursing

Recent sun burn

Recent facial fillers or botox/dysport

Active acne, rosacea , psoriasis, eczema or herpes infection.

Recent invasive facial treatments

Keloid or raised scars, warts or moles in treatment area

Auto Immune Disease/ HIV/AIDS

Diabetes, Scleroderma, blood clotting problems

 

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