WHAT IS DERMAPEN?
Dermapen is mechanized fractional skin therapy device used to treat myriad skin conditions consisting of 12 33 gauge needles. As the derma pen is moved across the surface of the skin in a basket weave pattern, millions if micro channels are created. This allows for greater product absorption and stimulates the wound healing response- The wound healing response is vital for the stimulation of collagen generation, and also, to treat a multitude of skin conditions simultaneously.
WHAT SKIN CONCERNS/ CONDITIONS ARE TREATABLE WITH DERMAPEN?
Dermapen provides effective management for most skin conditions, including:
- Collagen Induction Therapy
- Skin Rejuvenation
- Problematic/ Breakouts/ Acne
- Aging/ Rhytids
- Enlarged/ Dilated Pores
- UV Damage
- Keratosis Pilaris
HOW DO I KNOW IF IM A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR DERMAPEN?
If you have any of the conditions listed above and do not have any of the contraindications listed below, you are a good candidate.
CAN I EXERCISE AFTER DERMAPEN TREATMENT?
Exercise is not recommended for 12-24hours after your treatment and vigorous exercise is not recommended for up to 24 hours post.
WHY MIGHT I BE CHARGED FOR ADDITIONAL CHARGE DURING MY TREATMENT?
One needle cartridge will treat and area roughly the size of a standard sheet of printer paper. Larger areas that require multiple cartridges will incur an additional charge of $50.00/ cartridge.
You will see results. Although each of us is unique in many ways, our skin’s physiology is relatively the same. Dermapen will improve the integrity of your skin making look,feel and be healthier than it was before treatment.
WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE DURING MY TREATMENT?
Dermapen treatments have a varying degree of discomfort. Diferrent areas of the body or face will elicit different pain responses. Facial treatments are most often quite superficial in depth and are easily tolerated by most clients. Body treatments tend to be administered at a greater depth and although uncomfortable in some areas are also easily tolerated by most clients. We offer topical anesthetic t make treatments as painless as possible.
WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE AFTER MY TREATMENT?
It is typical for clients to experience redness and the sensation of moderate sunburn for roughly 12-24 hours post procedure. Some clients may experience mild bruising or petechiae, especially in area where tissue is thinnest. A typical recovery timeline post treatment s defined by:
- Up to 24 hours- Erythema, petechiae, minor edema
- 1-2 days- Mild erythema, petechiae, reduced edema, minor itching, dry/tight sensation
- 2-3 days- reduced erythema, fading of petechiae, dissipated edema, reduced itching. Minor skin flacking
- 3-4 days- potential slight dryness
- 4-5 days- full recovery with normalized function