FDA APROVED MICRONEEDLEING
What is Skinpen?
SkinPen® by Bellus Medical is the only FDA approved microneedling device on the market, and is a transient, non-surgical, cosmetic micro-needling device for the creation of “micro” skin punctures to improve the appearance of the skin. SkinPen® is an automated microneedling technology device designed for use by medical professionals. Sterile microneedle cartridges are provided for single use only.
What is PRP platelet-rich plasma?Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles joints and also for cosmetic purposes. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient's own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems and anti aging. PRP injections are prepared by taking one or more vials of your own blood and running it through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These activated platelets are then injected directly into your injured or diseased body tissue. This releases growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells your body produces. Ultrasound imaging is sometimes used to guide the injection.
PRP Microneedling/ PRP facelift/Vampire FacialHow’s this different from regular microneedling? Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that’s primarily used to minimize the signs of aging. During a standard session, your service provider uses a device with needles to prick the skin and stimulate new collagen production. Because of this, microneedling is also known as collagen induction therapy or percutaneous collagen induction. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), as an injection or topically. It may improve the healing and decrease the duration of redness and swelling seen after microneedling. Microneedling with PRP has been shown to improve outcomes in those undergoing microneedling for acne scars. What is a PRP facelift? The platelets in PRP are nutrient-rich cells that stimulate the regeneration of the underlying structural integrity of your skin. The PRP is injected into the skin to stimulate the release of the skin’s own stem cells encouraging the skin to create new blood vessels, stimulate new collagen growth, and grow new skin cells.
How do I book an appointment?You can book a complimentary consultation or an appointment through our Vagaro booking portal and by calling 503.228.8266 with medical approval you can get your treatment the same day.