Q: What is SkinPen?
A: Skin pen is microneedling, which uses tiny surgical steel needles to create micro injuries. Therefore, stimulating the body’s natural healing process – which produces collagen and elastin to produce smoother, plumper radiant skin.
Q: What are the benefits of SkinPen?
A: Addresses and treats fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, and skin texture;
Treatment is minimally invasive with little downtime; and
Quick and simple in-office procedure
Q: Who is the right candidate for SkinPen?
A: SkinPen is safe for all skin types and skin tones.
Q: What is the downtime and/or side effects?
A: You may experience some redness, or swelling for 24-48 hours post treatment. Some patients also experience some drying and flaking for 2-4 days.
Q: Is SkinPen only used for the face?
A: Any part of the body can be treated, though we commonly treat the face, neck, chest and hands.
Q: When can someone see results?
A: You may see results in as little as two weeks yet you will continue seeing the most dramatic results between 4-6 weeks.
Q: Is the treatment painful and how long does it take?
A: Before you begin your treatment we will have you apply a topical numbing cream to minimize discomfort. The procedure normally takes around 45 mins and will feel a slight vibrating or tingling feeling to their skin.
Q: How do I take care of my skin following the treatment?
A: We will send a product home with you that is the only recommended product you should use until your skin is healed. We recommend that you do not work out the day of and day after treatment and no make-up or sunblock for 2 days Stay away from Sun exposure for 7-10 days, so plan your treatment accordingly!
Q: Are there multiple treatments
A: Most patients will require 4-6 treatments to see desired results!
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