What is SkinPen®?
SkinPen by Bellus Medical is the first microneedling device cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, clinically proven to safely and effectively treat facial acne scars for ages 22 and up.
With as few as three non-invasive and affordable treatments spaced 30 days apart, you can improve your appearance for six months after your last treatment – and step out with confidence.
How does SkinPen® work?
With the use of micro-needles, SkinPen® stimulates the skin’s healing responses such as inflammation and long-term healing to encouraging the production of precious growth factors, collagen and elastin for naturally rejuvenated, revitalized and regenerated skin.
What makes SkinPen® so unique?
SkinPen is the first microneedling device cleared by the FDA. It works for all skin types – dark to light.
Is the treatment safe?
Yes. SkinPen® Medical treatments are performed by Dr. Baroody, a board-certified plastic surgeon, under strict sterile conditions.
How soon will I see results?
Results are typically seen after just one SkinPen® Medical treatment; however cumulative treatments are required to achieve the full desired result. The regenerating process will continue for up to 6 months following your treatment which further enhances the final outcome.
Is a SkinPen® Medical treatment painful?
Dr. Baroody applies a powerful numbing cream prior to your procedure to provide comfort for your SkinPen® Medical procedures.
What is the downtime?
Localized redness may last up to 2 days following your treatment. Make-up may be used 24 hours after your procedure to reduce any visible redness. Most patients resume normal activities immediately after a SkinPen® Medical treatment.
What conditions can a SkinPen® Medical procedure treat?
Dr. Baroody is able to treat various conditions, such as ageing, wrinkles, ultraviolet damage, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, vitiligo, rosacea, telangiectasia, problematic acne, dilated pores, milia, keratosis pilaris, scarring, stretch marks, hair loss and more using the SkinPen®.
How long does a SkinPen® Medical treatment take?
A full face may be treated in approximately 10 minutes (not including anesthesia application or processing). After washing your face, Dr. Baroody will apply a topical anesthetic for approximately 20 minutes prior to your procedure.
How many treatments will I require?
Generalized rejuvenation can be achieved in a little as three treatments. Conditions such as scarring and stretch marks however may require a minimum of 5 sessions. Depending on the condition being targeted, treatments are performed on average every 4 weeks.