What Is the Dermapen 3MD™?
The Dermapen 3MD™ is a revolutionary micro-needling device which aims to tighten, lift and rejuvenate skin. The Dermapen 3MD™ can visibly improve the appearance of:
- fine lines
- surgical, acne and trauma scars
- stretch marks
- …and much more
The Dermapen 3MD™ used in our Dermal Laser locations is for clinical and professional use, respectively.
The Dermapen 3MD™ is suited for more aggressive skin remodeling treatments as well as deeper rejuvenation procedures. The Dermapen 3MD™ allows the practitioner to penetrate up to 2.5 mm into the skin, activating the cascade of fibroblasts deep within the dermis to ensure a favorable treatment result when it is needed. When it comes to scars, deeper treatments not only successfully break down larger clumps of collagen predominantly found in scars, they also promote the proliferation of normal collagen to replace broken down scar tissue.
The Dermapen 3MD™ 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 3MD™’s controlled precision promotes the three phases of Collagen Induction Therapy (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.
This proliferation of the body’s tissue continues to release growth factors from fibroblasts, keratinocytes and monocytes, culminating in the second phase of CIT mechanics, where production of collagen I, III, and IV, elastin, proteoglycans and glycosoaminoglycans, and the process of angiogenesis occur.
The last phase of CIT and the desired result of a Dermapen 3MD™ Treatment is the tissue remodeling process, where the skin’s vascular matrix matures, causing skin to tighten. The body’s ability to remodel and heal itself is at the heart of this amazing product. Moreover, because the process never involves heat or thermal energy, does not use harsh chemicals or cause unnecessary trauma, the skin heals quickly, requiring minimal downtime.
Because the process activated via micro-needling essentially generates new healthy skin cells to replace aged or damaged ones, applications for the Dermapen 3MD™ are very diverse. The device has been used to treat visible signs of aging, such as skin atrophy and wrinkles, as well as various types of scarring, stretch marks, several types of pigmentation disorders, sun damaged skin, and much more.
In addition, the Dermapen 3MD™ is a fantastic skin care product delivery device. Any product applied to the skin during or immediately after a Dermapen 3MD™ Treatment is very easily absorbed into the skin, rendering it much more effective than with a traditional topical application.
Come in for a complimentary consultation with one of our technicians to see if Dermapen 3MD™ treatment is right for you. Call us at 604.638.SKIN (7546) or Book Your Consultation here for more information, medical evaluation and pricing.