Collagen P.I.N. micro-needling is a method skin resurfacing treating texture such as fine lines and acne scars and discolorations. It also triggers a release of growth factors, new collagen and elastin.
WHO CAN BE TREATED WITH COLLAGEN P.I.N., AND ON WHAT AREAS OF THE BODY?
Collagen P.I.N. can be used on all skin types to address a variety of concerns, most all areas of the body can be treated unless your provider determines otherwise.
HOW MANY COLLAGEN P.I.N. TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
Typically a series of 3-6 Collagen P.I.N. micro-needling treatments is recommended, depending upon your area of correction or concern. Your skincare professional will ultimately determine a treatment schedule based on your individual goals and desires. Treatments are usually spaced in 4 week intervals. Patients with deep wrinkles, advanced sun damage, stretch marks, or any type of scars, usually require 6 of more treatments to achieve the desired results.
WHAT IS THE METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR COLLAGEN P.I.N.?
A sterile disposable needle cartridge, holding 36 micro-needles is moved across the skin with the Collagen P.I.N. device. It mechanically induces a micro injury to the desired depth chosen for your skin by your medical provider. The Collagen P.I.N micro-needling device creates micro channels which allows topicals and serums to reach the target areas, producing a much more efficacious result.
WILL THE COLLAGEN P.I.N. PROCEDURE HURT?
Prior to your treatment with the Collagen P.I.N. micro-needling, the medical provider will apply a topical numbing agent. Most people say they feel almost nothing during the treatment.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO SEE RESULTS FROM A COLLAGEN P.I.N. TREATMENT?
Most patients see results after the first treatment. Individual results vary depending on individual skin health. It is most common to begin to see true changes or positive results as soon as 2 weeks after the first treatment.
HOW LONG WILL MY COLLAGEN P.I.N. RESULTS LAST?
Collagen P.I.N. produces results through the stimulation of growth factors and collagen, therefore promoting new skin cells to surface. As our skin ages, our collagen production naturally slows down. Your overall result will last longer when using an at home skin care regimen suggested by your provider. New collagen and elastin formation in the skin are documented as visually and measurably improved as much as one year after just one treatment. However, a series of treatments is typically recommended for optimal results.
WHAT WILL I LOOK LIKE AFTER MY COLLAGEN P.I.N. TREATMENT?
Collagen P.I.N. is considered a no downtime treatment. Immediately after your treatment your skin will look slightly moderately red for 2-3 days. Your medical provider will recommend skin care products for your post care based on your individual skin, which will minimize these symptoms and enhance your overall results.
CAN I USE MAKEUP AFTER HAVING MY COLLAGEN P.I.N. TREATMENT?