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This skin needling treatment stimulates the skin to repair itself naturally and safely, by creating controlled micro injuries in the skin which stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, vital components of healthy skin. This treatment can be performed on the face and body to address fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, scars, acne scarring and stretch marks.
Innopen is one of the world’s safest micro skin needling devices, it uses an automatic vibrating stamp like motion to create micro injuries in the skin without tearing the skin. When the Innopen device is placed onto the surface of the skin it’s motorised action creates thousands of tiny pin-pricks in the skin, causing micro-injuries which in turn stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin, so that the skin regenerates itself from within.
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The benefits of Innopen micro-needling are a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and giving younger-looking skin with fewer signs of ageing by stimulating your natural collagen. Innopen can also reduce hyper-pigmentation, acne scars, traumatic scars and stretch marks and generally creates a fresher appearance and glow to the skin.
Innopen can be used on all parts of the body; face, neck, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back.
Innopen is a comfortable treatment however a topical numbing cream will be applied to the area before treatment.
The procedure can take 30 minutes up to an hour and half depending on treatment area.
Immediately after the treatment you will notice a bright redness to the skin like a mild sun burnt look. The total healing time depends on the needle depth used however it can take up to 7 - 14 days. On average, patients have some redness for 2 to 4 days, however some patients heal completely in as little as 24 hours.
Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several weeks as your skin starts to heal. Results continue to improve up to 6 months after the treatment as collagen production continues.
Some patients only require a single treatment once every 12 months to brighten up their skin. However, it is recommended if we are treating a skin concern most patients will need 3-6 treatments spaced about 4-8 weeks apart.