What is microneedling?
Micro-Needling, (aka Percutaneous Collagen Induction Therapy (PCIT)) is a treatment by which controlled and precise micro-injuries to the skin are delivered by a high speed automated needle tip.This results in the production of new collagen and elastin Also used in combination with Hyaluronic Acid and other serums to hydrate and re-epithelialize skin.
Ideal for creating micro-channels for deeper penetration of topicals and serums for combination therapy.
What skin issues does it target?
- Fine lines or moderate wrinkles
- Acne scars
- Big pores
- Moderate skin laxity
- Diminished texture, tone
- Traumatic Scars
- Photo aging
- Stretch Marks
- Photo aging
How many treatments should I expect to see results?
- We recommend between
3 to 6 treatments
- Every 4 weeks
Collagen & Elastin are being produced for 4 weeks following the treatment.
Every 4 to 6 months
Is microneedling painful?
A numbing cream is applied to the face before each treatment. Therefore, it is
Will I need special care after a treatment?
- Do not touch your face for 4 hours following the treatment
- After 4 hours, Hydrate/Moisturize skin as needed
- Apply SPF 30 and up
- Avoid any sports, spas/saunas, hot showers, sun exposure during 24-72
- hours following the treatment.
- You can apply makeup the next day, preferrably mineral makeup.
- Do not apply any active ingredients for at least 72 hours following the treatment (For ex. Vitamine C, Retinols, Peels, etc)
Who can benefit from microneedling?
Microneedling is suitable for men and women of all ages, and of any skin colour. Before having a treatment, please consult the consent form in order to know more about the contraindications. In comparison with other technologies, microneedling can be done all year round.
How does it work?
During this procedure, the Eclipse Micropen Elite, which is Health Canada approved, is used to create micro-injuries to the skin. Once we have removed all makeup and desinfected the skin, a numbing cream is applied on the skin in order to make the treatment more confortable. Then, a Hyaluronic Acid serum is applied onto the skin. The depth of the needles is adjusted depending on the skin type and zones we are treating. The micro-needles will create thousands of micro-perforations at a very high speed, creating micro-channels that will absorb the serum into the skin. Those micro-injuries stimulate collagen and elastin, resulting in a skin rejuvenation. We end the treatment with led light therapy and Stratamed gel in order to reduce the redness, disconfort and downtime following the treatment.
|Microneedling Eclipse Elite with LED therapy||$399||$349|
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