Collagen Induction/Enhancement Therapy
At our Nelson Surgery we use this technique of medical micro-needling, which has been shown to increase the remodelling of the skin to enhance skin rejuvenation. By using multiple needles that pierce the skin, activating the body’s own healing process, micro-needling enhances rejuvenation results. Microneedling Nelson can assist with collagen treatments Nelson, ask us today to find out more.
While it takes six weeks for new collagen formation, and about six months for the full effect of the treatments, the common response by patients after the initial treatment is that their skin has a ‘glow’ and need less make-up.
Collagen Enhancement Therapy is an effective adjunctive treatment combination for:
- Tightening and toning skin
- Reduce acne, ice pick and chicken pox scarring
- Stretch marks
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Treating alopecia
- Reduce the dimpling effect of cellulite
Rejuvenation results can be enhanced by micro-needling [Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) (link to PRP page] to enhance the natural wound healing process, because of the your own Growth Factors. Hyaluronic acid can be used as an alternate treatment to enhance the Collagen Enhancement Therapy (CET).
Micro-needling for scar reduction works by releasing old fibrotic scar tissue deep within the skin. In combination with new collagen and elastin fibres, scars are softened. Results can be seen within six weeks with 70-80% improvement in appearance of scars.
Home Care Dermal Rolling
Using a home care Dermal Roller will enhance the results of CET. They are designed for home self-use and are suitable for all skin types and ages, and useable on all areas of face, neck and body. When active ingredients such as Vitamin A, C, and antioxidants are applied to your skin after self-treatment, they can reach the depths of your skin more effectively. Penetration, absorption, and effectiveness are noticeably improved.
Using multiple needles that vertically pierce the skin, Dermapen enhances rejuvenation results and is far safer for you because there is much less epidermal damage. The automatic vibrating function of the Dermapen increases the effectiveness of treatments, by increasing absorption of products, while reducing pain and discomfort.
Dermapen is just as effective as ablative treatments such as Fraxel, IPL, Laser Resurfacing and Chemical Peels.