Collegen Induction Therapy
We all know that as we age, the body’s natural production of supporting cells, fibroblasts and the skin’s collagen and elastin naturally diminish leading to wrinkles and skin sagging. Stimulating the skin to produce more fibroblasts, collagen and elastin
is called ‘Collagen Induction Therapy’ and is used as an alternative to facelifts and other surgical interventions with
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During the procedure the pen is glided over the skin and microscopic channels are lightly stamped into the skins matrix, this stimulates a wound healing response and causes intense renewal repair and rejuvenation. Natural growth factors are released to stimulate reformation and deposition of fresh, restricting collagen.
This is a specialist treatment and can successfully treat the following conditions
- Sun damage
- Ageing/Rhytids (wrinkles)
- Enlarged pores
- Stretch mark
About your treatment
We ask that when you arrive for treatment that you have minimal make up on. After we have completed your consultation we apply a local numbing cream – whilst this is not always necessary it does make your treatment more comfortable.
The cream takes approximately 20 mins to numb the skin. Once this has occurred we will begin your treatment.The treatment itself takes about 30 mins and as your are benefitting from the numbing cream it is relatively painless.
After your treatment
Because of the nature of the treatment – some people skin may appear red after the treatment is completed – depending on your skin will depends on how long this will last for. In most cases this lasts for 24 hours – however in some cases it may last longer. We advise that should you plan to have this treatment that you consider other engagements that you may have.