COLLAGEN INDUCTION THERAPY
Microneedling, or collagen-based induction therapy (CIT), is a minimally invasive treatment available at Envy Aesthetic Center and Azul Medspa Laser Clinic & Skin Care, located in El Paso, TX, for the treatment of multiple skin issues. Dr. Weeks and his aesthetic staff have high standards for their medical devices.
SkinPen® which is used for all microneedling treatments at our facility is safe, effective, American-made, and FDA-cleared. In fact, SkinPen®, by Crown Aesthetics, is the world’s first FDA-cleared microneedling device for aesthetic use.
WHAT IS SKINPEN® MICRONEEDLING?
SkinPen® Precision microneedling can improve the appearance of your skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and in some cases improve the appearance of acne scars with minimal downtime. The results are natural and improve with time.* SkinPen® offers versatile precision with different penetration depths (light, medium, and deep) for different skin issues.
There are 3 phases to SkinPen® microneedling:
- 1. Inflammation: The SkinPen® microneedling treatment creates thousands of microchannels in the skin which injures the affected skin causing it to stimulate the body’s natural healing response to create new tissue.
2. Proliferation: The wounded skin is re-built with granulation cells (new connective tissue and microscopic blood vessels) which is made up of a substantial amount of collagen and elastin.
3. Remodeling: The wound heals with new tissue and blood vessels.
WHAT DOES SKINPEN® MICRONEEDLING TREAT?
SkinPen® microneedling is used by our aesthetic staff on numerous areas of the body, including the face, neck, décolletage, and hands to improve the following skin issues:
- ✔ Crepey Skin
✔ Enlarged Pores
✔ Fine Lines and Wrinkles
✔ Sun Damage
✔ Pigmentation Issues
✔ Acne Scarring
✔ Stretch Marks
✔ Traumatic Injury Scarring
More severe skin issues typically require additional treatments and deeper penetration for optimal results.* If you are interested, contact us today to see how microneedling can enhance your skin.
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR SKINPEN® MICRONEEDLING?
SkinPen® Precision microneedling is for men and women aged 22 years and older with a healthy lifestyle who desire to improve the signs of aging with a non-surgical alternative treatment. SkinPen® Precision is safe for all skin tones and types, Fitzpatrick 1 – 6.
This safe and effective minimally invasive treatment may not be right for everyone. Our aesthetic staff will evaluate your medical history, listen to your goals, and determine if SkinPen® Precision microneedling is right for you and your needs.
HOW MANY MICRONEEDLING SESSIONS WILL BE NEEDED?
Each microneedling patient’s treatment journey will be unique to them. Some skin conditions require more sessions than others. Typically, 3 sessions spaced 30 days apart are recommended for ideal results. More severe scarring may require up to 6 or more treatments. Anti-aging concerns usually benefit from 1-2 maintenance treatments annually.*
WHY CHOOSE US?
The advanced SkinPen® Precision microneedling treatments provided at Envy Aesthetic Center and Azul Medspa Laser Clinic & Skin Care, under the direction of Dr. Lyle Weeks delivers excellent results and you can be assured they are sterile and safe for you. Schedule your consultation with our aesthetic staff today. Call 915-845-3223 or contact us by email to request your consultation.
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*Results may vary and are not guaranteed. Consult with Dr. Lyle D. Weeks to see if you are a good candidate.