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One of the latest and greatest advancements in Medical Skin Needling, also known as C.I.T. – Collagen Induction Therapy. It is used primarily as a treatment for acne and scars, stretch marks, fine lines & wrinkles and pore minimization.

For anti-aging purposes, it has a superior effect on collagen and elastin rejuvenation. The Micro-Needles painlessly puncture the skin down to the dermis, stimulating the skin’s fibroblasts which lay down collagen – increasing the skins elasticity, and in turn tightening, lifting & rejuvenating the skin.

Dermapen is recommended to treat:

  • Aged Sagging Skin
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Smokers Lines around lips
  • Skin Tightening & Rejuvenation
  • Large Pores
  • Stretch Marks
  • Acne Scars
  • Surgical Scars
  • Burns

Our Technicians

At Preventive Esthetics, providing consistent and transformational results is the banner of our business. Each member of our team has gone through extensive and continuous training to keep up to date with the latest technology and techniques. As licensed and certified professionals, our staff have the knowledge to protect your beauty in a way that can reshape your confidence. Our passion is not only making you look your best, but also to educate each patient on how to maintain their results long term.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

The Dermapen is a hand-held medical device for clinic use. It has a disposable piece that is inserted into the top of the device that contains many tiny sterile needles. These needles penetrate the skin at different levels depending on the part of the face, depth of scar or the condition being treated. This causes a micro injury to the skin which is turn causes healing. This healing releases new collagen and elastin and growth factors, which cause the remodeling & breaking down old of collagen and scar tissue.

This micro injury also allows temporary fine channels to be created in the skin. These channels carry up to 80% more topical nutrients for delivery deep within the fibroblasts to feed the underlying cells found in the deeper layers of the skin. This increased and even absorption of the active ingredients used during treatment into the skin creates stimulated repair and faster resurfacing and faster healing results.

After treatment, the thousands of little microscopic needle points in your skin close within the hour. Your skin then initiates a repair and stimulation process that goes on over many weeks, resulting in improved skin texture and fewer fine lines and wrinkles. The Dermapen’s impressive results are backed up by many clinical studies.

Does it hurt?

Every person is different and the number of treatments needed does vary depending on the condition being treated, but the following are very good guidelines:

  • Acne Scarring – 4-6 Treatments, 6 weeks apart.
  • Skin Rejuvenation/Collagen Induction – 4-6 Treatments, 4 weeks apart.
  • Stretch Marks – Approx. 4-6 Treatments, 6 weeks apart.

What can I expect after treatment?

The treated area will be red for 12-48 hours and your skin may feel warmer and tighter than usual. You should keep your face free of make-up that day. After that the redness can be minimized with a concealer. The skin may flake slightly 2-3 days after the procedure.

How long do the results last?

The results from micro-needling skin remodeling can go on for months after each Dermapen treatment. Results can be seen from one to eight weeks later. Typically, you will see results after your first treatment.

Lasting and more significant results will occur after 3-6 treatments when spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart. Full effects of skin tightening might not show until 6months after your last treatment.

If treating a specific skin condition such as acne, scars or pigmentation, then other pre & post products will be recommended.

See Our Patients Results

See for yourself what you can achieve with preventive esthetics: The images within are of preventive esthetics clients who’ve achieved amazing results with our state-of-the-art procedures.