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  • Writer's pictureDarlene Walchuk

Microneedling with SkinPen

Updated: Jan 14, 2023

SkinPen by Bellus Aesthetics (Crown Aesthetics) uses collagen induction therapy to treat skin discoloration as well as acne and surgical scars.

Crown Aesthetics, a division of Crown Laboratories, announced this month that its revolutionary device, SkinPen, has received three new approved indications, further strengthening its status as the most versatile medical Microneedling treatment on the market. The certification confirms SkinPen as a treatment which can help improve the appearance of surgical scars, stretch marks, and enlarged pores.

Step out confidently, with as few as three non-invasive treatments spaced 30 days apart.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the SkinPen the same as Microneedling?

The SkinPen device has revolutionized Microneedling, offering improved results compared to derma rollers or other systems. The SkinPen is more sanitary because it uses disposable needle cartridges with superior-grade needles that, once removed, cannot be reused.

What are the benefits?

There are numerous benefits received using the SkinPen because of new collagen production. It can enhance the overall appearance of aging skin and reverse years of sun damage, address acne scars, stretch marks, and hyperpigmentation.

Who is a good candidate?

SkinPen can be used on all skin types and address a wide range of skin conditions requiring cell regeneration or intense repair.

What Areas of the body can I treat?

The SkinPen is versatile and can be used on all body parts, face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, abdomen, and back. This makes it very helpful for acne scars and stretch marks on all parts of the body.

What will I feel?

SkinPen allows for individualized settings, making the treatment amazingly comfortable for most patients. You may feel vibrations from the SkinPen..

How long does the procedure take?

After I hour with topical anesthetic, the procedure takes approximately 30 minutes, depending on the size of the area treated and the severity of the damage on the skin.

When will I see the results?

Most patients notice healthier-looking skin immediately. Within 12-24 hours, your skin should fade from red to pink, and the swelling should go down. A week after the Microneedling procedure, most patients notice that their skin is smoother and more radiant. The natural repair process of your own skin continues to progress over the course of several weeks. Keep in mind dermal collagen remodelling takes place over time. It is not realistic to expect damage that has occurred over an extended period to disappear immediately. You may not see the final result until up to 6 months following your final session.

How many treatments will I need?

It is recommended to have 3 treatments, one 4-6 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks, and acne scars, it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions at 6-week intervals.

Book a consultation with Darlene to discuss your options.

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