What is Collagen PIN?
Collagen PIN is a method of inducing a controlled injury into the skin’s dermal and epidermal junction which induces growth factors, new collagen and elastin. This process causes much less damage to the epidermis than dermal rolling, lasers or any other ablative treatment. Thus, protecting the skin’s cell growth making for quicker healing and higher rates of success.
What does Collagen PIN treat?
Collagen PIN addresses many skin concerns including wrinkles, acne scars, fine lines, oiliness, stretch marks, hair restoration, skin tone and texture.
Am I a candidate for Collagen PIN?
Miconeedling can safely treat all skin types to address a variety of concerns. Most all areas of the body can be treated unless Dr. Mehr determines otherwise.
How many Collagen PIN treatments will I need?
Typically a series of 3 treatments is recommended, depending upon your area of correction or concern. Dr. Mehr will ultimately determine a treatment schedule based on your individual goals and desires.
Treatments are usually spaced in 4-week intervals. Patients with deep wrinkles, advanced sun damage, stretch marks, or any type of scars, usually require more treatments to achieve the desired results.
Does Collagen PIN hurt?
Prior to your treatment you will have a topical numbing agent applied to the treatment area. A majority of patients report feeling very little to no pain at all once the agent has been applied
How long do Collagen PIN results last?
Collagen PIN produces results through the stimulation of growth factors and collagen, thereby, promoting new skin cells to surface. As our skin ages our collagen production naturally slows down. Your overall result will last longer when using an at home skin care regimen that includes a daily retinol product. New collagen and elastin has been documented from just one treatment as much as one year later.
How long until you see results from Collagen PIN treatment?
A majority of patients see results after just one treatment. Individual results vary depending on individual skin health. Most commonly patients report seeing positive changes as soon as 1-2 weeks after the first treatment. However, change is normally noted within a few days.
What will I look like after the Collagen PIN treatment?
Collagen PIN is considered a no downtime treatment. Immediately after your treatment your skin will look moderately red such as a light sunburn. Our post treatment regimen will help with any redness you might experience from the treatment.