4 Iimportant Things to Know About SkinPen Microneedling
It’s always a good time to start caring for your skin!
Acne scars and wrinkles are the two of the main aesthetic problems that can torment people.
But no need to worry, the solution is closer than you can imagine: SkinPen Microneedling.
The new microneedles that SkinPen® utilizes improve and strengthen the surface and skin tissues.
How does this work? This non-invasive procedure consists of The SkinPen® microneedling device causing controlled micro-injuries that stimulate the body’s natural wound healing process.
Simply put, the small punctures made by the SkinPen needles jumpstarts your immune system’s healing process. This causes the micro-wounds to be replaced with new healthy skin!
Typically, patients receive a series of three procedures spaced about four weeks apart.
However, the number of procedures required are based upon your individual goals, and the overall health of your skin.
Some patients are satisfied after a few treatments, while others need or want more to get their skin to the state that they want.
Some common after effects of the minimal procedure are:
- Slight swelling
These effects typically last for about two to four days, although some patients have reported their skin going back to normal after just 24 hours.
Daily activities can be continued as normal, but it is advisable not to have too much contact with sunlight. It’s recommended that you wait for the swelling and discoloration to subside.
However, a little sun won’t hurt!
Everyone’s skin is different. Pay close attention to how your skin reacts after and contact your dermatologist if you notice anything abnormal.
The cost of SkinPen procedures varies depending on the size of the treatment area and the number of treatments needed to effectively treat the area.
Consult with a dermatologist. You’ll learn more about pricing and any possible payment plans to work within your budget.
SkinPen® was awarded “Top Rated Treatment for Acne Scars” and “Top Skin Care Device” in the Aesthetic Everything® 2019 Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine Awards, so give it a try today!