Is collagen induction therapy the same as microneedling?
Yes Collagen Induction Therapy is also known as Microneedling and is a process which uses micro-needles affixed to a derma roller or a derma pen to create controlled micro injuries that stimulate your skin's natural collagen and elastin production.
What is collagen?
Collagen is a protein that provides structure and support to your skin, while elastin gives it the ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape. As we age, our natural collagen and elastin production slows down, leading to sagging, wrinkles, and dullness.
Is Collagen Induction Therapy effective?
Collagen Induction Therapy is a very effective way to reverse the skin ageing process by triggering new collagen production, including reducing fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture, acne scars, stretch marks, and sun damage. The treatment can be done on any part of the body, including the face, neck, chest, and hands. The procedure is safe and minimally invasive, and it can be done in a clinic or at home with a derma roller or derma pen such as the Dr Pen. In order to stimulate collagen production, it is required to use needle depths from a minimum of 0.50mm to 1.50mm, for best results collagen Induction Therapy can be performed once every 4-6 weeks.
How long does collagen Induction Therapy last?
Collagen production declines naturally as we age, and factors such as sun exposure, poor health, and smoking can also contribute to a decrease in collagen production. After collagen induction therapy, your body will continue to re-build and produce new collagen for and you can expect your ideal results to last for several months. However, regular maintenance treatments can help to prolong the results. Overall, results from collagen induction therapy vary from person to person, and factors such as genetics, lifestyle, and skin condition play a role in the longevity of results.
If you're using collagen induction therapy to eliminate scars, like stretch marks, acne scars, trauma scars, or surgical scars, your results will be permanent.
What are the side effects of collagen therapy?
Overall, Collagen Induction Therapy is a safe and effective way to improve the look and feel of your skin. Whether you are looking to reduce fine lines, improve skin texture, or address specific skin concerns, this treatment can help you achieve the glowing, youthful-looking skin you desire without undergoing surgery or more invasive procedures.
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