PRP Medical Micro-needling with a Micropen
What is Automated Micro-needling?
Automated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for the treatment of fine lines, acne scars and improvement of the skin's overall appearance. During this procedure, tiny needles are used to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin in order to produce collagen and elastin. The skin's repair process results in a thicker dermis with the appearance of softer wrinkles. Eclipse Micropen™ also creates superficial micro-channels which allow topical gels, creams and serums to be absorbed more effectively into the skin.
How many treatments will I need?
Some patients only require a single treatment, once per year to achieve optimal results. However, it is recommended for most patients to receive a series of 2–3 treatments spaced about 6–8 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks or acne scars it is recommended to receive 6–8 sessions at 6 week intervals.
What are the Benefits?
The benefits of micro-needling are a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, younger-looking skin with fewer signs of aging. Eclipse Micropen™ also has a positive effect on hyper-pigmentation as well as on hypo-pigmentation, acne scars, traumatic scars and stretch marks and generally creates a fresher appearance or glow to the skin.
What areas of the body can I treat?
So here's the great news: Eclipse Micropen™ can be used on all parts of the body, be it face, neck, décolleté (low neckline), arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back.
How is the procedure done?
A sterile needle-tip containing 12 tiny micro-needles is attached to the Eclipse Micropen™. We'll apply a thin layer of topical gel to your skin and select the appropriate treatment depth based on your unique needs. Next, in a single motion, the pen will be gently pressed against the skin while simultaneously gliding in one direction until the entire treatment area has been covered.
What does it feel like?
The feeling associated with the Eclipse Micropen™ is similar to light sandpaper being moved across the skin. While some areas are more sensitive than others, the speed of the reciprocating needle tip reduces discomfort while the applied hydrating gel also makes the treatment more tolerable.
How long does the procedure take?
The procedure takes 15–30 minutes depending on the size of the area treated.
What is the downtime?
Immediately after the treatment you will notice a bright redness to the skin. The total healing time depends on the depth of needles used and the number of overlapping passes your skincare professional performs. On average, patients are red up to 2–4 days. Some patients heal completely in as little as 24 hours. Utilizing the Eclipse Skin Revive System™, or other quality skincare products provided by your skincare provider, can help to speed up the healing process.
When will I see the results?
Patients notice an immediate "glow" to their skin. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several days and weeks. Results continue to improve up to 6 months after the treatment as collagen production continues.
New Procedure: PRP Facial
Do you want skin like a celebrity? If so, the PRP Facial may be just what you are looking for! This cutting edge treatment combines micro-needling and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to improve skin texture, reduce pore size, decrease excess pigment, increase collagen production, reduce fine lines and correct scarring.
And while we're at it: why stop skin rejuvenation at the face? Great news: the PRP Facial can be used on the neck and chest as well!
New Procedure: Stretch Mark Therapy
To reverse stretch marks, we go further than just skin deep. With a combination of PRP and Micro-needling, you will get you a fantastic long-lasting result. This combination supports healing and rejuvenation in the underlying dermis, as well as treating the superficial component of the skin. With repeat treatments, we are able to thicken, tighten, and stimulate new collagen and elastin. This improves the elasticity of the skin, its appearance, and the way it adheres to your body.
New Procedure: Hand Rejuvenation Therapy
Do your hands give away your age? Then turn back the hands of time with our new hand rejuvenation therapy!
Using cutting edge technology, we combine Platelet Rich Plasma with micro-needling or Fraxel skin resurfacing. This process increases collagen and elastin, improves the skin's texture and tone, and reduces discoloration from sun damage.