Microneedling, which is also known as CIT or Collagen Induction Therapy, stimulates collagen production in the skin. Collagen, a crucial component of skin health, keeps skin hydrated and youthful. Increasing collagen in the skin can produce a wide range of cosmetic benefits.

Through microneedling, collagen is produced by creating tiny punctures in the skin. This procedure involves using a derma roller, a tool with numerous tiny needles along its length. In response, the body creates collagen, which triggers healing. Because these wounds in the skin are so tiny, they heal very quickly. The new collagen is used to rejuvenate the treated area and address cosmetic concerns, such as:

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Benefits of Microneedling: 

  • Stimulates collagen & elastin
  • Reduces fine lines & wrinkles
  • Speeds up wound healing
  • Reduces pore size
  •  Treats atrophic acne scarring
  • Tightens & firms the skin
  • Fades hyperpigmentation
  • Fades stretch marks


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Microneedling with Peptides

A peptide is an amino acid that is a building block for certain proteins in the skin. By stimulating collagen, elastin, and wound healing and tissue repair, peptides can tighten the skin, fade hyperpigmentation, and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. After microneedling, peptides are great for accelerating wound healing and reducing downtime like swelling and redness due to their wound-healing properties.

If you have some anti-aging skin concerns and are in good health, you may be a good candidate for microneedling treatments. 
Generally, full results are seen between 4 to 6 weeks after a microneedling treatment. 
Most microneedling treatments last between three and five months. You may experience different results depending on your skin concerns and how long new collagen lasts.
Microneedling generally does not require recovery time or downtime. In most cases, patients can return to work and other activities immediately after their appointment.
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