Collagen Induction Therapy | DeRosa Clinic

DeRosa Clinic Facial Aesthetics

617.262.8000

Newbury Street, Boston

Palm Beach, Florida

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COLLAGEN INDUCTION THERAPY

COLLAGEN INDUCTION THERAPY (CIT) / MICRONEEDLING

 

CIT, also known as Microneedling gently stimulates the growth of collagen. This treatment uses a microneedling “pen” that creates micro wounds into the skin that stimulate collagen and elastin production. This treatment has a dramatic effect in the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scarring and hyperpigmentation. This quick and effective treatment delivers laser-like results without the downtime.  Microneedling also helps to lighten age spots and enhance the skin’s tone, texture and luminosity and can be performed on the face, neck and décolleté.

Microneedling is extremely customized as you can choose add-ons to address your skin care concerns or goals. When you meet with a member of our team we will discuss microneedling add-on options with you.

 

 

MICRONEEDLING ADD-ON OPTIONS:

 

C10 (VITAMIN C 10%)

Helps to regulate melanin production, diminishing hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone. It has excellent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, and also acts to brighten the skin. When combined with CIT Microneedling, C10 enhances the effects by aiding in new collagen and elastin production

Perfect for:

Normal to drier skins

Hyperpigmentation concerns

Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory

Regulates melanin production

 

PROTEIN RICH RETINOL 4% (PRR 4%)

PRR4% is a 4% all trans-Retinol that boosts collagen production, exfoliates, and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also refines pore size, treats skin laxity, and improves the skin texture and tone. It’s an excellent treatment for thick, oily skin.  Because this Retinol is micro-encapsulated, it penetrates deeper into the skin with less irritation.

Perfect for:

oily/acneic skins and normal/dry

Not for sensitive skin types

Little to no irritation

Improves collagen production & prevents further collagen breakdown

Helps cellular turnover

Improves skin tone and texture

 

 

GROWTH FACTOR: BIOPELLE® TENSAGE

Growth Factor is an intensive serum derived from the special secretion of the Cryptomphalus aspersa land snail and has been used for years to help heal and repair the skin. This Growth Factor serum is used during CIT to aid in collagen and elastin production, to shorten healing time, and reduce redness. Results are optimized and maintained with the home post care treatment provided by the DeRosa Clinic.  

Perfect for:

Great for all skin types and ages

Helps heal and repair the skin

Aids in collagen and elastin production

Shorten healing time

Improve skin laxity

 

PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP)

PRP is a concentration of one’s own platelets that are crucial to wound healing. Used for skin rejuvenation, PRP releases growth factors into the skin to expedite the body’s own repair process and stimulate new collagen and elastin production. When PRP is used in conjunction with CIT Microneedling, it reduces inflammation and redness and improves skin texture and tone.

Perfect for:

Great for all skin types and ages

Concentration of platelets for wound healing

Stimulates new collagen and elastin

Reduces inflammation

Reduces discomfort

 

 

ADDITIONAL MICRONEEDLING/CIT TREATMENT OPTIONS

 

CIT Microneedling Deluxe

 A treatment designed to maximize the benefits of CIT. Treatment begins with dermaplaning to prep the skin, allowing for deeper penetration of the microneedles. Treatment is completed with LED light therapy which helps to calm the skin post treatment and speed-up the healing.

 

CIT Microneedling Face and Neck

Treatment addresses fine lines and pigmentation concerns on the neck as well as the face.

 

CIT Microneedling Décolleté

Can be added onto any CIT Treatment to address textural concerns and sun damage on the upper chest.

 

CIT Microneedling Packages

CIT Microneedling is ideally performed in a series, as each treatment has an additive impact on results.  DeRosa Clinic offers CIT Microneedling Treatment Packages of 3 treatments. Available for CIT Face, CIT Deluxe, CIT with Growth Factor, CIT Deluxe with Growth Factor, CIT Spot Treatment.  Neck add on available to add to all packages.

 

FAQ

Does Microneedling hurt?

Answer: A light numbing agent may be applied for 30 minutes prior to treatment to lessen potential discomfort. CIT Microneedling is most often described as mildly uncomfortable but not painful.

 

What will I look like immediately after the procedure?

Answer: After the treatment the skin is left with the look and feel of a light to moderate sunburn, which fades significantly within the next few hours.

 

Is CIT Microneedling safe for me my skin?

CIT Microneedling is perfectly safe for all skin types and ethnicities.