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Microneedling / PRF or PRP

Get collagen induction and smooth fine lines and scars.

See younger-looking and feeling skin within one week.

“Microneedling is my favorite prejuvenation and rejuvenation treatment to smooth lines and stimulate collagen.”

– El, CSLC SkinPen Microneedling Specialist

Microneedling is a cost-effective way to younger, healthier-looking skin. Fade acne scars, minimize pore size, and smooth fine lines with the SkinPen microneedling device.

Microneedling can be used on the following areas with or without platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) or platelet-rich plasma (PRP):

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Chest
  • Décolletage
  • Hands
  • Body

What is microneedling?

Microneedling, also known as “collagen induction therapy,” is a cosmetic treatment in which your certified microneedling specialist pricks a patient’s skin with tiny, sterilized needles via a handheld FDA-approved device called the SkinPen.

These micro-injuries then alert the patient’s body to repair itself and it does! The cells naturally go to work to heal and repair the skin, which in turn stimulates collagen and elastin resulting in smooth, younger-looking skin.

Microneedling can help with several skin issues, including:

  • enlarged pores
  • scars
  • sun damage
  • stretch marks
  • fine lines and wrinkles
  • reduced skin elasticity
  • acne

What is platelet therapy?

Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a newer, improved version of platelet-rich plasma (PRP). PRF can be added to your in-office microneedling appointment for improved results and faster healing. PRF and PRP can also be injected as an all-natural filler for treating visible signs of aging, including under-eye hollows, deflated cheeks, and fine lines.

PRF and PRP (platelet-rich plasma) consists of platelet cytokines, growth factors, and cells – all of which are taken from the patient.

How does microneedling with platelet-rich plasma work?

Before treatment, two to four vials of the patient’s blood is drawn and spun in a specialized centrifuge. Once the mixture is ready, the platelet-rich product is infused in the patient’s skin with a SkinPen – a handheld, FDA-approved microneedling device (see above).

The microneedline process illustration

PRF Microneedling Before and After

Actual CSLC Results

Microneedling vs. PRF/PRP Microneedling

While microneedling is effective on its own, combining microneedling with PRF prompts the body to create even more collagen and elastin, resulting in healthier, youthful-looking skin.

According to an article published in the Journal of Aesthetic Surgery, supplementing a microneedling treatment with PRF has been proven to show significant and measurable results when compared to microneedling alone.

✔ Benefits of PRF or PRP Microneedling

  • minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • volumizes the skin and improves under-eye hollows
  • firms and tightens the skin
  • reduces the appearance of dark circles, scarring, and skin discoloration
  • restores hair growth and thickness

Frequently Asked Questions

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