Skin Repair Treatment
To minimize the signs of aging through improved skin texture and appearance
MicroNeedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a cosmetic procedure that uses microneedles to puncture the skin. In response, our body begins a natural healing process and stimulates collagen and elastin production creating a more youthful skin appearance. In addition, it can enhance skin texture and reduce scarring, hyperpigmentation, and the appearance of fine lines.
WHAT DOES MICRONEEDLING DO AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
MicroNeedling causes targeted trauma to the problem areas of your skin using a micro-needling pen that penetrates the skin with tiny needles. This process activates a natural healing response of increased collagen production. As an essential protein for youthful-looking skin, collagen creates a revitalized, firm, smooth, and elastic appearance by filling in and smoothing out fine lines and scars.
WHY SHOULD I TRUST EPI CENTER MEDSPA?
Epi Center Med Spa San Francisco is the first medical spa in the nation. Since 1998, we have been a refuge for skin rejuvenation and renewal, providing a luxurious guest experience and the latest in skincare treatments. Our staff includes top nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and licensed aestheticians with on-site supervision by medical doctors, working together so you achieve maximum results. We proudly offer complimentary consultations to properly analyze your skin’s condition and educate you on what treatment would work best for you.
Symptoms MicroNeedling Can Treat:
Fine lines and aging skin
Skin pigmentation issues
Benefits of MicroNeedling:
Minimal social downtime
30-60 minute procedure
Results within a few days
Tolerated by all skin types
Is it Right for Me?
MicroNeedling is an excellent option if you are looking to reduce the appearance of skin problems that affect your overall sense of self. In addition, this treatment reduces the signs of aging and other challenging skin problems through a collagen rebuilding process.
FAQs About MicroNeedling
How much does it cost?
A MicroNeedling treatment costs $250 and up depending on the extent of treatment. A full-face treatment is $485.
How many sessions are required?
Patients usually receive 2 to 4 treatments to see meaningful results, but some need more sessions depending on the level of skin damage. Each treatment is spaced 6 to 8 weeks apart. Patients with deep scarring or wrinkles are more likely to need extra sessions.
How long does the process take?
This non-invasive treatment typically takes 30 minutes. You will require two hours at Epi Center MedSpa for facial cleansing and exfoliating, numbing for your comfort, and treatment wait time.
How quickly do I see the results?
Immediately after treatment, you may see your skin’s vitality improve and notice it glow, looking more refreshed. Typically, however, results are more evident after further treatments.
What is the downtime?
There is minimal social downtime.
Is it safe?
Yes. MicroNeedling is considered safe for most individuals who are in overall good health. Ahead of time, we will go over how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect post-treatment.
What are the side effects?
There may be mild and temporary side effects such as irritation, redness, and swelling.
Is the treatment painful?
It is considered mildly uncomfortable but not painful. At Epi Center MedSpa, we apply a numbing cream to assist with any discomfort.
Who performs the treatment?
Treatments are performed by our registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and PAs.
How quickly can I get an appointment?
Please contact our knowledgeable staff to discuss treatment and available times.
What other treatments are recommended in support of MicroNeedling?
IPL PhotoFacialSM is the perfect combination therapy, and Fractora™ is an excellent alternative procedure. One Fractora™ treatment is equivalent to three MicroNeedling sessions.