Dermapen Collagen Induction Therapy

The proven, natural way to visibly rejuvenate your skin.

The Dermapen™ is a revolutionary micro-needling device which aims to tighten, lift and rejuvenate skin. The Dermapen 3™ is the latest and most advanced model available today. The Dermapen 3™ has many benefits:

  • Safer and more effective in piercing the skin than traditional skin needling rollers
  • Has a superior effect on collagen and elastin rejuvenation
  • Multi-speed and adjustable needle depth
  • Highest effectiveness
  • Effectively treat hard-to-reach places
  • Promotes scar-less healing and natural collagen reproduction

“My patients appreciate the minimal downtime and how the treatment makes them look and feel.”

 

What Is the Dermapen™ Micro-Needling Pen??

The Dermapen™ is a revolutionary micro-needling device which aims to tighten, lift and rejuvenate skin. The Dermapen™ can visibly improve the appearance of :

fine lines
wrinkles
surgical, acne and trauma scars
stretch marks
pigmentation
…and much much more!

 

How Does Micro-needling Work?

The Dermapen 3™ offers unparalleled collagen induction by harnessing the body’s innate ability to re-grow and repair the skin as a response to micro-damage. This small, hand-held device delivers up to 1,300 micro punctures per second into the skin, thus stimulating the production of collagen and elastin and normalizing various skin functions.

Dermapen 3™’s controlled precision promotes the three phases of CIT mechanics, thus allowing for new collagen growth to occur.

The first phase begins with the release of the body’s own growth factors, followed by a cascade of new epidermal growth, fibroblast chemo-taxis, fibroblast proliferation, and matrix production

Dermapen™ vs. Dermal Rollers

Dermal rollers are simpler, less tech-savvy predecessors to the Dermapen™. A dermal roller consists of a rolling pin covered with tiny needles. During a derma roller treatment, the roller is rolled across the skin, leaving behind a trail of microscopic punctures. While the needle roller is effective, the rolling action of the device pushes the skin into mounds, and causes the needles to enter AND exit the skin at an angle, creating lateral epidermal tears. The tearing is NOT due to the needles not being “properly anchored” in the skin, but the simple mechanics of angular needle entry. Whilst not detrimental to the results, this makes the treatment much more painful, and often causes a longer downtime for the patient.

The Dermapen™’s needles enter the skin at a 90 degree angle, eliminating the pain and epidermal tearing associated with dermal rollers. Dermapen™’s patent-pending AOVN™ technology keeps the oscillation speed of the motor at its optimal rate for smooth, drag-less operation.

Patient FAQ's

A:Rejuvenation: 4-6 treatments, 4 weeks apart
Acne scarring: 6 treatments, 6 weeks apart
Stretch marks: 4-8 treatments, 4-6 weeks apart

A:For optimal results, a period of effective active treatment creams, such as Vitamin A, C or Resveratrol & Procyanidin is recommended to allow the skin’s strength to build-up (especially for thin or delicate skin areas). Consult your clinician about the recommended DP Dermaceuticals™ Pre- and Post- procedure protocol.

A:Typically, you will see results after the first treatment. Lasting and more significant results will occur after 4 to 6 treatments (spaced 4-6 weeks apart). Your skin will continue to improve over the next 6-12 months after a course of treatments and when combined with the recommended post treatment care.

A:For minimum needle depths Dermapen™ Treatments are painless. Treatments over 0.5mm deep, may require a topical anesthetic cream to be applied for 15-40 minutes before the procedure. This will render the treatments virtually pain free.

A:Generally no, but you may experience facial redness for 12-48 hours after the treatment. Most people are able to return to normal daily activities immediately after the treatment. Application of a breathable camouflage will seal the skin and cover any redness for an immediate return to work.

A:It is recommended to wait at least 7 days after filler injections so that any post-treatment bruising from the fillers can settle. It is also possible to have your Dermapen™ Treatment several days before having fillers injected. Consult with your practitioner prior to determine exactly how long a wait is best in each particular case.

Like to see if Dermapen is right for you? 

With advanced treatments like these, it is important to have the correct treatment for you individual skin type, condition, and your own personal beauty goals.  Our local expert Suzanne Bullivant with over 35 years experience would be happy to explain the pros and cons of all your advanced skin care treatment options.

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Beautician Suzanne Buillivant Katikati

We proudly supply and use these exclusive skin care brands: 

Derma Pen 3
818onetruth
Institut Dermed Clinical Skincare