Microneedling

Microneedling in Gilbert, AZ. Also called skin needling, derma rolling, face needling, microneedling facial, vampire facial, collagen induction therapy (CIT), and percutaneous collagen induction (PCI)

What is it?

Micro‐needling is aimed at stimulating the body’s own collagen production to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, stretch marks, skin laxity and scarring. It has also been successfully used for hair restoration in cases of alopecia. A microneedling pen (with tiny needles) is used to create micro-channels on the skin which will induce healing and the production of collagen and growth factors to improve the appearance and smoothness of the skin. Unlike dermaroller which can create shallow but bigger tears, a dermapen will create tiny vertical microchannels with a controlled depth for the type of skin and condition.

What is it good for?

Microneedling is used to treat and improve conditions like:
-acne scars
-fine lines
-wrinkles
-loose skin
-skin texture
-uneven skin tone
-large pore size
-brown spots
-stretch marks
-pigment issues
-hair loss

Does it hurt?

A topical numbing cream is applied for about 30 minutes. You will feel slight pressure but not pain.

When will I see results?

Approximately 48 to 72 hours after the treatment you'll have an increase in collagen production. It takes at least four weeks to see noticeable results though. The new collagen will last for several years, which is why micro needling treatment is considered a very long lasting treatment.

Microneedling

What is AnteAGE MD® Growth Factors?

AnteAGE MD Growth Factor Solution is made with pro-healing, anti-inflammatory growth factors and cytokines derived from laboratory culture of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells, Synthesized human TGF-B3 is added to further reduce inflammation and promote less fibrotic healing.

AnteAGE MD Hair Microneedling Solution incorporates recent advances in hair follicle science. Specialized techniques influence bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell cultures to produce conditioned media focused on hair growth (Wnt-1a pathway) while twelve bio-identical growth factors and cytokines, each with proven efficacy in hair follicle stimulation, are added to make this the most scientifically advanced product of its type. *AnteAGE MD® is only available through certified Medical Providers.

Will I need to take time off from work?

It will look and feel like a mild to moderate sunburn and your skin will appear red after you've had microneedling. The redness should subside within 24 hours. However, if you have sensitive skin or a more aggressive treatment was done, the redness may take a couple of days to subside. Some dryness and flaking is also expected.

Can I just use a roller at home?

The sloped, or curved, insertion of needles on a rolling device can create damaging trenches in the epidermis leading to more bleeding, pain and longer recovery time. The vertical needling minimizes pain and bleeding, and offers a safe, consistent treatment method that better rejuvenates the skin.

How much does it cost?

Treatments can cost up to hundreds of dollar. We currently offer various affordable options. See below for more info.

How many treatments do I need?

For collagen induction it is recommend to start with 3 treatments, 3 to 6 weeks apart. For scar reduction an average of 3 to 6 treatments are recommended. In some cases, alternating microneedling with peels will lead to the best results.

Contraindications:

- Keloid scars
- History of eczema
- Psoriasis and other chronic conditions
- History of actinic (solar) keratosis
- History of Herpes Simplex infections
- History of diabetes
- Presence of raised moles, warts on targeted area
- Scleroderma, collagen vascular diseases or cardiac abnormalities
- Blood clotting problems, active bacterial or fungal infection, immuno‐suppression
- Pregnant or nursing
- Active Acne

Post-treatment Care:

-No sun exposure for 3 days
-No Makeup for 24 hours
-No exfoliation for 48 hours
-Do not take any anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, Motrin or Advil since these may interfere with the initial natural inflammatory process that is critical and responsible for your skin improvement.

Cost: See Below

We recommend you book a First Treatment & Consult to start to prep your skin. We rarely recommend having an invasive treatment on your first visit. Click on button below to Schedule

Microneedling with Hyaluronic One Area  $125

50 minutes. One area (ex. face or neck) with one type of needle as indicated. Area is numbed and treated with indicated needle, using Hyaluronic Serum for glide. Includes small Hyaluronic Serum to take home.

Microneedling with Hyaluronic Two Areas or LED  $155

75 minutes. Up to two areas (ex. face and neck) or one area with two types of needles as indicated. Also includes LED light to speed healing and address concerns. Area is numbed and treated with indicated needle, using Hyaluronic Serum for glide. Includes small Hyaluronic Serum to take home.

Microneedling with AnteAGE MD® One Area  $265

50 minutes. One area (ex. face, neck, scalp) with one type of needle as indicated. Area is numbed and treated with indicated needle, using AnteAGE MD Growth Factors, will choose Brightening, Scars, Aging or Hair Growth.

Microneedling with AnteAGE MD® Two Areas or LED  $295

75 minutes. Up to two areas (ex. face and neck) or one area with two types of needles as indicated. Also includes LED light to speed healing and address concerns. Area is numbed and treated with indicated needle, using AnteAGE MD Growth Factors, will choose either Brightening, Scars, Aging or Hair Growth.

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