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Collagen Induction Therapy

Collagen Induction Therapy (sometimes referred to as micro needling) is one of the most effective ways to improve fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, skin tone, firmness, pore size, texture and tightness over time.  Effective on the face, neck, and chest, a series of 3 treatments is recommended along with at home use of a growth factor product like Regenica for optimal results. Can be done in a series of three sessions at 2-4 week intervals for most dramatic results. Treatments can also be done every 3-4 months for skin maintenance.

Collagen Induction Therapy is a safe, chemical-free technique that triggers new collagen production.  It can be performed on all skin colors and types.

+ Instructions before visit:

  • Five days prior: Discontinue use of topical Retinoids/Tretinoins. Stop use of exfoliants that could cause irritation. Avoid prolonged sun exposure.

  • Day of procedure: Clean face, free of makeup.

  • Procedure time: 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  • Downtime: 1-3 days, can expect skin to turn red and feel tight, possibly dry and flakey.

  • ack to work: Next day.

  • Anesthetic: Topical Lidocaine.

  • After Care: Avoid heat and prolonged sun exposure. Avoid strenuous activities and exercise. Use gentle skin care products. Regenica Recovery Gel is recommended to use post procedure for quick healing and long lasting results.

  • Results: Tighter, firmer, and more plumper skin, reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, reduction in pore size, and an overall healthier and more youthful looking skin.

  • Duration of results: Up to 6 months.