Micro Needling and Anti-Aging
Frequently Asked Questions


About Automated Micro-Needling

Automated Micro-Needling is another reference to Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT.  Medicine has advanced into a unique area of cosmetic enhancement. CIT is an exclusive therapy for the treatment of acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, while returning the skin to a more supple and rejuvenated appearance.

The procedure involves an ultra sensitive device using tiny needles to delicately disrupt the skins composition to recreate a natural biological process that encourages the production of collagen and elastin.

Through the skins normal healing process, wrinkles are softened and there is a smoother and more even appearance to the skins surface. In addition, the automated micro-needling process creates skin permeability, generously accepting superb topical enhancements such as creams, gels and special serums to accentuate the improved appearance of the epidermal layer of the skin.

Eclipse MicroPen™ offers the finest, innovative medical status automated micro-needling equipment currently in the marketplace.

Benefits of Automated Micro-Needling

The return of your more youthful self by diminishing signs of aging is a major benefit. The micro-needling plumps up fine lines and wrinkles, resulting in a suppler smoother complexion.

Eclipse MicroPen™ offers beneficial applications to a several problematic skin complaints. It has shown to be effective in the treatment of hyper-pigmentation and scars from acne and through more traumatic events. Also, Eclipse MicroPen™ has a very positive effect on stretch marks.

Popular Areas of The Body to Be Treated

The Eclipse MicroPen™ offers application to all parts of the body such as the face, décolleté, neck, arms, hands, abdomen, back and legs.

Procedure Process

The micro-needling process involves a sterile needle tip device fastened to the Eclipse MicroPen™ containing 12 tiny micro-needles.

Your trained aesthetic practitioner will commence with the application of a light layer of topical gel to your skin

The actual procedure entails light pressure to the surface of your skin, while thousands of superficial microscopic channels are created. The Eclipse MicroPen™ glides over the area to be treated until full coverage is achieved.

What is the Sensation Like?

The MicroPen is equipped with a high speed motor which equates to reliability and a quicker procedure. The high speed provides a more rapid needle application resulting in greater patient comfort. A common description for the procedure is a mild sandpaper feeling on the skin.

Due to select areas being more sensitive than others, the excelled performance of the reciprocating needle tip provides less discomfort along with the hydrating gel.

What is the Normal Procedure Time?

Depending on the area being treated, the procedure ranges between 15-30 minutes.

What Will I Experience After the Procedure?

Directly following the treatment, most people will experience a bright flushing of colour to the skin including redness.

A variation to the healing time involves how many passes were made by the practitioner over the treatment area. If the patient is red, it may take 2 to 4 days to heal. Although many times just 24 hours is experienced.

To hasten the healing process, Eclipse Dermal Recovery System™ offers products to enhance the final results, as well as, the professional doing the procedure will have suggestions.

What Can I Expect For Results?

An immediate glow is noted by patients to the treatment area. Transformation is visible to the skin from several days and weeks. Collagen production continues on through for up to 6 months.

What is the Treatment Protocol?

Depending on tissue integrity, some patients will only need one treatment per year. For maximum benefit and results, it is suggested for most patients to have a sequence of 2 to 3 treatments, dispersed between 6 to 8 weeks apart.

Patients experiencing reduced tissue integrity noted by deep wrinkles, stretch marks, acne scars or advanced photo aging to be given 6 to 8 sessions spread out by 6 week intervals.

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