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What is the SkinPen®?
The SkinPenis a natural way to create smoother skin and effectively heal several different types of skin conditions, including wrinkles, scars, uneven skin tone, cellulite and stretch marks. It is the only FDA-cleared microneedling device available.
The SkinPenrejuvenates collagen and elastin in the skin. The hand-held device works by stimulating microchannels in your skin and triggering your body’s natural healing process, producing healthier skin cells and a stunning glow.
Am I a Good Candidate for the SkinPen®?
The SkinPenmay be a good choice for both men and women plagued with unsightly skin conditions, including:
- Hair Loss
- Stretch Marks
- Rough Skin
You can discuss your concerns and expectations in more detail during your one-on-one appointment at Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre. We will listen carefully to your desired results from the SkinPentreatment and answer any questions you may have about the procedure.
How Does the SkinPenWork?
The SkinPenrenews skin cells by using a process called collagen induction therapy (CIT). This process employs the use of fine medical-grade painless needles which are rolled over the skin, causing microchannels, or pores, to temporarily open. When the pores are open, the body’s natural healing process begins to heal the pores, thereby stimulating the production of collagen and elastin.
The production of collagen and elastin helps to thicken your skin, eliminate wrinkles and smooth away fine lines and hyperpigmentations.
About one to two hours after a SkinPenmicroneedling treatment, the microchannels will close, thanks to the body’s own natural healing process, allowing enough time for new collagen structures to form within the skin’s lower layers. Patients are then able to resume their normal activities.
What Makes the SkinPen® so effective?
As we age, our skin loses much of its absorption power. So often times, when patients use collagen creams to try and resurface their skin, the treatment is only targeting the top layer because collagen molecules are too large to penetrate it. This is why the SkinPenis much more effective than other skin care solutions.
By combining the use of the SkinPenwith a nourishing lotion, the large collagen molecules are allowed to penetrate through the top layer of skin and into the microchannels, repairing the skin from the inside out without damaging the skin’s surface. This eliminates common side effects often experienced from other treatments, such as chemical peels and laser resurfacing.
What is the Cost of the SkinPen®?
When you undergo a SkinPenmicroneedling treatment, the cost will depend on how much treatment is needed. You can speak with the Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre team to learn more about the SkinPenplan needed to meet your expectations. To learn more about payment options, please visit our finance page.
When you work with Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre, you will be treated with warmth and respect. We will make sure you are well-informed about the SkinPen®, so you can make an informed decision about what will work best for you. We are proud to offer the SkinPento patients in Spring, Houston, The Woodlands, Atascocita, Conroe, Pasadena, and Baytown. Please schedule a one-on-one consultation and discover why we have a reputation for providing meticulous, compassionate care.
Request Your Consultation Today with Dr. Perlman
At The Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre, Dr. Joseph Perlman offers plastic and reconstructive surgery to patients across Texas including Spring, Houston, The Woodlands, Atascocita, Conroe, Pasadena, and Baytown. Contact The Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre office today to schedule your SkinPen® microneedling consultation!