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SkinPen 

Bottsford's Vein and Laser Care now offering SkinPen by Bellus Medical!  SkinPen stimulates your skin's natural ability to repair itself.  Reveal fresh, flawless skin with this new microtherapy. SkinPen is extremely versatile and can be used on all parts of the body: face, neck, decolletage, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back.  

Results with little or no downtime!

As each person's biology and needs are different, treatment requirements and response to treatments will vary. The number of sessions required and the depth of treatment will vary based on what each individual would like to achieve.

SkinPen Can Help Achieve Your Goals

Promoting Radiance with Custom Sessions

SkinPen is extremely versatile and can be used on all parts of the body: face, neck, decolletage, arms, hand, legs, abdomen and back. From acne scars to stretch marks, SkinPen can minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne or body scars, and reduce pore size to promote a radiant skin-tone that everybody wants.

While multiple sessions are recommended to achieve optimal results, with Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), or microneedling, noticeable results are typically seen just one week after treatment and gradually improves as the body's healing process promotes the production of healthy, new cells and extracellular matrix (e.g., collagen, elastin, hyaluronic acid). The micro-channels created by SkinPen allow for leakage of blood, serum, and lymph in a controlled and temporary manner. These "injuries" are enough to initiate the wound healing cascade which is composed of three basic phases.

Patients with uneven skin-tone and fine lines may see a result after just one treatment, while those looking to soften the appearance of acne scarring may require several treatments.

About Treatments

Treatments with SkinPen are typically tolerated very well by patients, many reporting that they feel little-to-no discomfort during the procedure. Your SkinPen provider will work with you to ensure your comfort during your procedure.

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure; however, since the skin is being penetrated there will be some mild effects afterwards. These effects will vary based on needle depth used and intensity of treatment. Typical post-treatment effects are as follows:

 

  • Day 1: Mild to moderate swelling and redness, similar to a mild sunburn. There may be some mild bruising as well.
  • Day 2: Some persisting redness may be present, but all redness bruising and swelling should be diminishing.
  • Day 3: Most redness, bruising and swelling should be nearly gone. Normal appearance with makeup may be achieved.
  • Day 4: Appear mostly normal at this point with some minor swelling.