What does Microneedling do?
Microneedling is a fast, safe, and cost-effective alternative to laser resurfacing for overall skin rejuvenation. Collagen Induction Therapy is perfect for the treatment of scarring, wrinkles, acne scarring, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, and pore reduction for large, visible pores. Microneedling effectively treats hard-to-reach areas like around the eyes and nose. It is gentle enough that it can be used for all skin types and colors, and less invasive than lasers.
Is Microneedling painful?
Downtime and pain is subjective, but it is considered to be less painful produce less downtime – if any at all when compared to traditional skin needling.
What type of needles are used?
We use disposable needles to ensure safety and no cross-contamination.
Can I get other treatments with my Collagen Induction Therapy procedure?
Yes! Microneedling can be customized with other treatment modalities like Microdermabrasion and Dermaplaning. A customized formula of vitamins, antioxidants and growth factors will be infused into the dermis to enhance the brightening, lightening and tightening effects.
FAQ about Microneedling
How many treatments will I need?
For best results it is recommended to have a series of treatments, ideally spaced four weeks apart. For people with deep wrinkles, advanced photo aging, stretch marks or acne scars it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions.
What do CIT treatments include?
Each CIT Treatment includes Microdermabrasion and Vitamin/Phyto-Nutrient Infusion to maximize healing.
What areas of the body can be treated with Microneedling?
Microneedling can be used to treat your face, neck, chest, arms, legs and other areas of the body.
Does Microneedling hurt?
The treatment is relatively painless but numbing cream is provided and recommended on more sensitive areas like eyes and upper lip. We ask that you show up 45 minutes prior to your appointment time to fill out consents and apply numbing cream for your convenience.
Can Microneedling be used to treat scars?
Yes, microneedling can help reduce the appearance of scars. Our client below was the victim of a dog bite to her face – see the dramatic before and after photos following a single Microneedling treatment to treat the facial scar.