Microneedling Treatment Detail*

Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) is a Top Selling innovation in aesthetic medicine for treating the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and improvement of the skin’s overall appearance.

During this procedure, a “micro-pen” is used to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin in order to naturally produce collagen and elastin. The skin’s repair process results in improvement of the appearance of softer wrinkles, pock marks & scars, and over the next 4 weeks, helps shrink pores and improve skin tone & texture. Automated micro-needling also creates superficial micro-channels that can be used with topical gels, creams and serums to help improve the appearance of the epidermal layer of the skin.
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Pro Touch Esthetics uses the Microneedling pen Precision System

(The only Class II, FDA cleared Micro-Needling device legally marketing in the U.S.)

The micro-needling device causes controlled micro-injuries that stimulate the body’s natural wound healing process. The micro-injuries trigger the release of cytokines and growth factors that lead to remodeling of collagen and elastin.

There are three phases to the wound repair process:

  • Phase I: Inflammation. Piercing the skin triggers your immune system to disinfect the wounds, remove debris, increase blood flow and begin to create new tissue.
  • Phase II: Proliferation. The wound is re-built with new granulation cells, as well as a temporary (type III) collagen and elastin, which are part of the extracellular matrix. Additionally, a new network of blood vessels develops.
  • Phase III: Remodeling. The wound has been replaced with new dermal tissues and blood vessels. The type III collagen in the newly formed tissue is replaced with stronger type I collagen, which can contract to create a tightening or “shrink wrap” effect on the skin.

Here’s what you can expect from Herbal Skin Solution treatment at Pro Touch Esthetics:

  • A plan for optimal results: Our Nurse Practitioner may recommend a course of procedures based on your individual goals. Maintenance of your procedure might require multiple treatments.
  • A comfortable procedure: We will likely apply a compounded topical numbing agent to the treatment area
  • A short procedure time: The treatment will likely take 30 minutes to one hour.
  • A mild sensation: Most patients report feeling only the slight vibration of SkinPen during the procedure.
  • Minimal post-procedure effects: The skin will appear slightly pink to red immediately post-procedure, similar to a mild to moderate sunburn. Additionally, the most common treatment responses experienced were dryness, rough skin, tightness, redness, and in a few cases itching, peeling, discomfort, tenderness, and burning. These conditions resolved quickly without any further complications.
  • Soothing aftercare: Our Esthetician will provide home care, a clean, non-cytotoxic hydrogel used to prevent the skin from drying out post-treatment.
  • An effective post-procedure protocol: Our Practitioners or Estheticians might recommend an aftercare regimen for best results.

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For more information and pricing, schedule a Free Consultation and let’s see what Micro-Needling with us can do for you!