COLLAGEN INDUCTION THERAPY
We are excited to introduce SkinPen microtherapy to Medical Aesthetics of North Dallas. SkinPen is a dynamic technology that works for ALL SKIN TYPES with little or NO DOWNTIME.
- Acne scars
- Uneven skin tone
- Large pore size
What do wrinkles, stretch marks, and acne scarring have in common? These are all conditions which are due to the loss of collagen.
Now, at last, a new, non-ablative and effective treatment is available. Not a laser or a deep chemical peel, this exciting option is called Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT). The principle behind CIT is simple: to stimulate the body’s own production of collagen, thereby reducing wrinkles and improving skin texture. When it is applied to the skin, under local or topical anesthesia, a sterile pen with very fine needles is used to create many microscopic channels deep into the dermis of the skin, which stimulates your own body to produce new collagen and elastin.
The technique of CIT has been shown to increase the remolding of the skin by creating thousands of microscopic channels thru the skin, to increase the formation of new tissue by activating the body’s wound healing cascade (inflammation-proliferation-tissue remodeling). The micro-channeling causes the release of growth factors that promote scar-less healing and the deposition of normal woven collagen rather than scar collagen.
In addition to stimulating collagen growth, microneedling also create channels through which skin care products applied to the skins surface can be absorbed far more easily and deeper. What this means is any topical application used actually reaches the areas it is intended for. Studies suggest that using CIT can boost the effectiveness of topical treatment by several hundred percent.
CIT typically cause the following results in your skin: Soften fine lines and wrinkles, improve the appearance of stretch marks and reduce the appearance of acne scars and other depressed scars on the body.
Advantage of Micro-Needling
- Visual and noticeable improvement in a few days from the first treatment
- Short healing time (1/2 ~ 1 day)
- No permanent damage or injury
- No introduction of thermal energy
- No bruising, infection, discoloration or other complications
- Extremely high absorption of any active ingredients
- Almost all skin types can be treated