Automated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CF) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for the treatment of the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and the improvement of the skin's texture, tone and color. During this procedure, the Eclipse MicroPen is used to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin in order to aid in the production of collagen and elastin. The skin's repair process results in a thicker epidermis with a softer appearance of wrinkles. MicroPen Elite' also creates micro-channels which allow topical gels, creams and serums to be absorbed more effectively, enhancing the effects in deeper layers of the skin.
Reduction in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, improved skin tone and texture and softer, younger-looking skin with fewer signs of aging. MicroPen Elite"can improve the appearance of hyper-pigmentation as well as uneven skin tone, acne scars, traumatic scars and stretch marks.
MicroPen Elite' can be used on all parts of the body: face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back.
A sterile cartridge containing 12 tiny micro-needles is attached to the Eclipse MicroPen Elite". Your skincare professional will apply a thin layer of topical gel to your skin and select the appropriate pen position based on your unique needs. Next, in a single motion, the pen will be gently pressed against the skin while simultaneously gliding in one direction until the entire treatment area has been covered.
The feeling associated with the Eclipse MicroPen Elite' is similar to sandpaper being moved across the skin. While some areas are more sensitive than others, the speed of the reciprocating tip makes the treatment more comfortable.
The procedure takes 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the area treated. Immediately after the treatment, you will notice a bright redness to the skin. The total healing time depends on the pen position used and the number of overlapping pass, your skincare professional performs. On average, patient.. are red for 2-4 days. Some patients heal completely in 2,1 hours. Utilizing the Eclipse Dermal Recovery System" post treatment can speed up the healing process.
Patients notice an immediate "glow" to their skin. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of sever. weeks. Results can continue to improve up to 6 months, after the treatment as collagen production continues.
Some patients only require a single treatment once a yew to achieve optimal results. However, it is recommended I, ,r most patients to receive a series of 2-3 treatments spaco I about 6-8 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks or acne scars, it's, recommended to receive 6-8 sessions at 6-week interval,.