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What is SkinPen® Microneedling?

SkinPen®, by Bellus Medical, is a minimally invasive in-office microneedling procedure that utilizes several patented technologies in the treatment of aging skin and acne scarred skin. The SkinPen® comfortably creates thousands of micro-injuries in the skin to trigger the body’s natural wound healing process. This controlled process leads to skin remodeling, including the formation of collagen and elastin. The creation of micro-channels also aids in the infusion of therapeutic growth factors into the deepest layers of the skin. The outcome is beautiful, smoother, more youthful skin.

Who can benefit from SkinPen® Rejuvenation?

Anyone who wants to improve the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, large pores and acne scars can benefit from this procedure.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments needed for optimal results depend on your skin issues and severity. Typically 2-4 treatments are needed for aging skin and 4-6 treatments for acne scarring.

Is SkinPen® painful?

Most patients experience minimal to no discomfort during their procedure. A topical anesthetic agent is applied for 30 minutes prior to your procedure.

How long does the procedure take?

Typically, the procedure takes approximately 30 minutes.

What areas can be treated?

SkinPen® is effective on all body parts, including face, neck and décolletage.

Is there downtime?

You may experience some mild redness and swelling for less than 24 hours. You can return to your normal activities immediately.

Are there any contraindications for treatment?

All skin types, from light to dark, can be treated any time of the year.

*The information about SkinPen microneedling was reviewed by AMA staff. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us using our contact form below.