Body Beautiful uses the Eclipse MicroPen, which creates micro-channels in the skin to allow topical gels, creams and serums to be absorbed more effectively, enhancing the effects in deeper layers of the skin. It uses the same principle of Micro-Needling, which creates micro-injuries to the skin in order to aid in the producin of collagen and elastin, resulting in a thicker epidermis with a softer appearance of wrinkles.
MicroPen can be used on all parts of the body: face, neck, decollete, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back.
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What Can I Expect From MicroPen Therapy?
A quick procedure with great results!
A sterile need-tip containing 12 tiny micro-needles is attached to the Eclipse MicroPen. A thin layer of topical gel is then applied to the skin and the pen is gently pressed against the skin while simultaneously gliding in one direction until the entire treatment area has been covered.
As the Dr. in this video clip from "The Doctors" explains, it's like an anti-aging tattoo.
What are the Benefits?
Like Micro needling, MicroPen therapy produces a superior result in both skin quality and skin texture.
The 15-30 procedure will initially cause some reddening of the skin, but depending on your specific needs, patients will notice visible improvements over the course of several weeks. These include:
- Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
- Improvement in skin tone and texture; younger-looking skin with fewer signs of aging
- Reduction in the appearance of hyper-pigmentation and uneven skin tone
- Improvement in the appearance of scars, particularly acne scars and stretch marks.
Is Micro Pen Therapy Painful?
The feeling associated with Eclipse MicroPen is similar to sandpaper being moved across the skin. While everyone is different, and some areas treated can be more sensitive than others, the speed of the reciprocating needle tip makes the treatment more comfortable. This also means minimal discomfort and minimal downtime, with some patients healing completely in 24 hours, and redness on average lasting no more than 2-4 days.
How Long Will it Take to See Results?
Patients notice an immediate "glow" to their skin. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several weeks. Results can continue to improve up to 6 months after the treatment as collagen production continues.
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
Some patients only require a single treatment once a year to achieve optimal results. However, it is recommended for most patients to receive a series of 2-3 treatments spaced about 6-8 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks or acne scars, it is recommend to receive 6-8 sessions at 6-week intervals.
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