What is Collagen Induction Therapy... AKA Micro-Needling?
is a new treatment used to improve the appearance of fine lines, acne
scars and the skin's texture, tone and color.
What are the benefits?
in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, improved skin tone and
texture with softer, younger-looking skin and fewer signs of aging.
MicroPen Elite™ can help improve the appearance of uneven skin tone,
acne scars, traumatic scars and stretch marks.
What areas of the body can I treat?
All parts of the body, including the: face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back.
How is the procedure done?
sterile cartridge-tip containing 12 tiny micro-tips is attached to the
Eclipse MicroPen Elite™. A thin layer of topical gel is applied for
15-20 minutes until numb. 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?
feeling associated with the Eclipse MicroPen Elite™ is similar to
sandpaper being moved across the skin. While some areas are more
sensitive than others, the speed of the reciprocating cartridge tip
makes the treatment more comfortable. (For the most part it's very relaxing, although sensitive
in some areas)
How long does the procedure take?
The procedure takes 30min - 1.5 hrs depending on the size of the area treated.
What is the downtime?
after the treatment, you will notice a bright redness to the skin. On
average, patients are red for 2-4 days. Some patients heal completely in
When will I see the results?
notice an immediate "glow" to their skin. Visible changes to the skin
develop over the course of several weeks. Results can continue to
improve up to 6 months after the treatment as collagen production continues.
How many treatments will I need?
patients only require a single treatment once a 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
concerns about deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks or
acne scars, it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions at 6-week
Single treatment w/post care product: $325
3 treatment package w/post care product: $750
6 treatment package w/post care product: $1500