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Microneedling in San Diego

As men and women grow older, the cell structures responsible for vibrant, firm, and blemish-free skin begin to deteriorate naturally. Those of us experiencing the formation of facial scarring, uneven skin, fine lines, and wrinkles can begin to look older than we are or want to appear. SkinPen® microneedling with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) stimulates the skin to repair itself and produce new collagen and elastin, improving the overall appearance of the skin.

The SkinPen® is the first microneedling device cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to encourage skin rejuvenation and combat the effects of aging. With the addition of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), patients can smooth out wrinkles and scars while restoring balance to their skin’s health.

What Can the SkinPen® With Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Address?

Wrinklesand Fine Lines

Wrinkles and fine lines can cause a patient’s face to look worn and tired. Thankfully, SkinPen® with PRP can improve the skin’s elasticity and tightness, smoothing out wrinkles, fine lines, and creases on the skin for a stunning appearance.

Acne Scarringand Other Facial Scars

Acne scarring and other facial scars can significantly discourage a patient’s mood and self-confidence. SkinPen® with PRP will promote the production of new collagen and elastin, allowing patients to experience a reduction in scar tissue for clearer skin.

UnevenSkin Texture

Unevenness in skin texture can develop in the form of roughness, bumpiness, and enlarged pores. The SkinPen® microneedle and PRP treatment can break down damaged tissue and rebuild volume for an even, smooth, and healthy skin texture.

What Is the SkinPen® Microneedling With PRP Procedure Like?

Do I Need a SkinPen® and PRP Consultation?

The consultation process is the beginning of your SkinPen® and PRP treatment plan and one of the critical steps in your journey to revitalized skin. At Coastal Plastic Surgeons, we begin to understand each patient’s unique skin concerns case by case. We will evaluate your medical background and the condition of your skin during your consultation to determine your candidacy for SkinPen® with PRP. Once candidacy is confirmed, Coastal Plastic Surgeons will develop a plan tailored to your unique facial structure and skin.

How Is SkinPen® Microneedling With PRP Done?

Extracting the Platelet-Rich Plasma

SkinPen® with PRP treatment begins with extracting platelet-rich plasma to be applied to the skin later. First, a small sample of the patient’s blood is drawn. The blood sample is then deposited into a centrifuge that is spun to separate the platelet-rich plasma, which contains the rejuvenating growth factors. Once this process is complete, the PRP is prepared to be applied to the skin once microneedling is complete.

SkinPen® Microneedling

The SkinPen® microneedling device is moved across the skin and creates controlled micro-injuries. This stimulates a natural wound healing response, where the immune system disinfects the wounds and increases blood flow. As the micro-injuries heal, they will begin to create new dermal tissue and blood vessels responsible for smoothing out uneven skin, reducing wrinkles, and remodeling scar tissue.

After your SkinPen® and PRP treatment is complete, aftercare may be applied to support the skin and prevent dryness.

Have Other SkinPen® and PRP Concerns?

SkinPen® with PRP requires little to no downtime. Immediately after your treatment, the skin may appear slightly pink or red, similar to a mild to moderate sunburn. The most common response to treatment is tightness, rough skin, dryness, peeling, itching, redness, discomfort, burning, and tenderness. Patients can expect to recover from these side effects over a brief time (approximately two to four days) without further complications. However, the length of recovery time depends on each patient individually. Some patients may recover fully in 24 hours.
Patients may notice their SkinPen® with PRP results within one week to one month. Once a patient’s body has completed the healing process, they can enjoy rejuvenated, radiant, and youthful skin. SkinPen® with PRP is not permanent, and multiple sessions of SkinPen® with PRP are advised to achieve optimal results. Our providers at Coastal Plastic Surgeons will help you formulate a consistent program to maintain lasting results.
The SkinPen® with PRP treatment can be used with a topical numbing agent to make the experience comfortable and relatively pain-free. Your provider at Coastal Plastic Surgeons will thoroughly explain what they do to ensure patient comfort before the microneedling and PRP process.
During your consultation, your doctor will develop a plan to work within your budget. SkinPen® microneedling with PRP costs less than many surgical alternatives. The size and number of areas being treated can change the cost of SkinPen® with PRP treatments.

Frequently Asked Questions About SkinPen® and PRP

SkinPen® with PRP is a regenerative therapy for both men and women. Each care plan adjusts to the patient’s needs and will be prepared carefully during the consultation. PRP injections are so versatile in application that they are also commonly used for issues concerning male hair loss.
The SkinPen® procedure typically takes around 30 minutes to an hour. The time your treatment takes may vary based on the amount of PRP extracted for your treatment. Patients should also plan their schedules with aftercare and follow-up appointments in mind.
At Coastal Plastic Surgeons, we are driven to give our patients complete confidence in our proven experience and professional results. Coastal Plastic Surgeons perform countless minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in San Diego and have created beautiful results for both men and women. Our team would be pleased to help you with your personalized plan for your SkinPen® with PRP treatment.
SkinPen® uses a highly controlled applicator to create micro-injuries, and PRP is made from your cells, making the risk of adverse side effects significantly low. In general, any mild SkinPen® and PRP treatment side effects such as dryness, redness, swelling, and bruising will subside within just a few days.
SkinPen® can be used to address several areas of the body besides the face, including the neck, back, abdomen, décolletage, arms, hands, legs, and abdomen. SkinPen® needles adjust to varying lengths, allowing your SkinPen® provider to customize your procedure based on your skin’s thickness and your specific cosmetic goals.
SkinPen® with PRP treatment doesn’t affect the skin’s outer layer, known as the epidermis, allowing SkinPen® and PRP to be applied to all skin types. Using the proper post-operative skincare for your skin type, your provider can further optimize the results from your treatment.
Coastal Plastic Surgeons offers several minimally invasive treatments for the skin in San Diego. BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers are injectable treatments that add volume and smooth wrinkles so patients can enjoy the benefits of revitalized skin and enhanced beauty. Laser treatments and laser hair removal can provide cutting-edge solutions to unwanted blemishes and hair. Reconstructive surgery for skin cancer can remove cancerous skin, skin tags, moles, lesions, and other problems on the skin’s surface.

MiraDry® Special

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SkinPen® With PRP Special

Coastal Plastic Surgeons is offering a limited time special on SkinPen® with PRP. Get 3 SkinPen® with PRP treatments for a price of 2 when you book your appointment today!

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SkinPen® with PRP is a revolutionary skin rejuvenation device that combines powerful, collagen-inducing microneedling with the skin regenerating qualities found in your very own platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

The SkinPen® with PRP creates micro-injuries in the skin to stimulate an intense healing response, effectively reducing wrinkles and fine lines, acne scars, and uneven skin tone with no surgery, downtime, or facial scarring. Usually, a SkinPen® with PRP treatment costs $750, but when you purchase a set of three treatments now, you will pay only $1500. That’s getting your third treatment free!

Call us at (858) 365-3558 to take advantage of this limited time offer.