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SkinPen is the world’s first FDA-cleared Microneedling device that is clinically proven to safely and effectively treat everything from facial acne scars and hyperpigmentation to hair loss. SkinPen can dramatically reduce the appearance of acne scars for up to six months with as little as three affordable non-invasive treatments.

Best of all, SkinPen is a skincare treatment that really works to improve skin texture and how the skin looks overall. If you’ve been searching for an answer to acne scars that are holding you back, rest assured that you’ll love your results. In fact, 90% of patients would recommend the SkinPen treatment to friends and family.1

Treat Acne Scars In San Marcos, Menifee, and Temecula

Professional microneedling works by targeting the epidermis (top layers of skin) and dermis (deeper layers of skin) and remodeling scar tissue through controlled micro-injuries or punctures on targeted skin which then stimulates your body’s natural wound healing process and stimulates elastin and collagen production. Often called collagen induction therapy by dermatologists, microneedling doesn’t cause cellular damage to the surrounding tissues, and the precision offered by a patented device keeps the structure of the skin intact while providing dramatic results.

How Does SkinPen Microneedling Work?

SkinPen Microneedling works by remodeling scar tissue through controlled micro-injuries on targeted skin which then stimulates your body’s natural wound healing process. SkinPen doesn’t cause cellular damage to the surrounding tissues, and the precision offered by a patented device keeps the structure of the skin intact while providing dramatic results.

Benefits of SkinPen Microneedling

Patients love SkinPen because it is:

  • Reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles
  • Treat scars including acne scars
  • Improve sun damage
  • Correct visible signs of aging
  • Shrink large pores
  • Improve the effectiveness of topical products
  • Fight stretch marks
  • Reduce rosacea and eczema
  • Promote hair growth

3 Phases Of SkinPen Skin Rejuvenation And Remodeling: 

Inflammation Phase: SkinPen’s tiny needles perforate the skin and trigger the body’s immune response. First, the micro-injuries are disinfected, dead skin and debris are removed, and blood flow is increased to the affected areas, starting the process of creating healthy new tissue.

Proliferation Phase:
New granulation cells grow in the micro-wounds as part of what’s referred to as an extracellular matrix. It is during this proliferation that blood vessels develop into a new network that delivers an increase of fresh blood flow to the area to promote faster healing.

Remodeling Phase: The micro-injuries are revitalized with new blood vessels and dermal tissues begin to grow during the remodeling phase, leading to vibrant, youthful-looking scar-free facial skin.

Benefits of SkinPen Microneedling

  • A safe and effective treatment to dramatically reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars
  • The world’s first FDA-cleared Microneedling device
  • Works for all skin types
  • Requires little to no downtime

Who Is SkinPen Microneedling For?

SkinPen is for individuals over the age of 22 with any skin tone and type who want to improve the appearance of acne scarring, fine lines, and wrinkles.
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FAQs About SkinPen Microneedling

  • How Many SkinPen Treatments Do I Need?

    For most patients, three SkinPen treatments spaced 30 days apart will significantly improve your acne scars appearance for up to six months after your last treatment – and allow you to step out with confidence.
  • How Long Do SkinPen Treatments Take?

    SkinPen Microneedling treatments take roughly 30 minutes and require little to no downtime. You can plan to resume normal activities immediately afterward.
  • Do SkinPen Treatments Hurt?

    No. Your SkinPen practitioner will apply a topical numbing cream to your skin before starting the treatment that will ensure your maximum comfort. Most patients don’t feel the pricks from the fine needles and only experience a slight vibration from the SkinPen device.
  • Does SkinPen Have Any Side Effects?

    You may experience some mild bruising, swelling, and/or redness after your SkinPen Microneedling treatment. This is normal and will subside gradually within three days.
  • How Can I Maintain My SkinPen Treatments Results?

    Your practitioner may recommend an aftercare regimen that includes peels or a vitamin C serum to enhance your SkinPen treatment results. We also recommend using sunscreen to ensure your skin is protected from ultraviolet rays.
  • How Much Does SkinPen Cost?

    SkinPen Microneedling can cost anywhere from $250 – $600 per treatment depending on the size of the areas being treated.
  • Is SkinPen Safe?

    Yes, SkinPen Microneedling is safe and effective to combat the appearance of acne facial scars for individuals over 22 years of age. SkinPen Microneedling is a great add-on treatment to other cosmetic procedures such as Botox and injectable fillers.
  • Can I Combine SkinPen Treatments With Other Services?

    Yes, many of our patients choose to combine SkinPen treatments with other aesthetic services including hydrodermabrasion, Botox, and dermal fillers for facial enhancement and contouring. Our aestheticians are experienced in all types of non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic treatments and can put together a custom combination treatment plan to target all of your skin concerns.
  • How Is SkinPen Different Than At Home Microneedling?

    According to the American Academy of Dermatology, a DIY store-bought derma roller device intended for home use may help achieve brighter skin but the new collagen results won’t be comparable to a professional microneedling session. 2

1 Data on file. Bellus Medical. 2017. SkinPen® U.S. patent pending serial number: 15566665. Available at: Accessed December 7, 2020.

2 American Academy of Dermatology. What Can Treat Large Facial Pores? Available: Accessed March 14, 2022.

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