What Is CIT Skin Therapy?
CIT skin therapy promotes collagen production and cell growth. CIT, or collagen induction therapy, is is a treatment that uses your own blood by collecting it and then spinning it in a centrifuge to concentrate the growth factors that are produced. It is applied to the open channels in your skin after microneedling or can even be injected directly into the skin. This procedure can be used on all parts of the body, including the face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen, and back.
What Are the Benefits of CIT Skin Therapy?
- Reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Improved skin The property of strengthening and restoring an organ or musc... and texture.
- Softer, younger-looking skin with fewer signs of aging.
This procedure can also improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation as well as uneven skin The property of strengthening and restoring an organ or musc..., acne scars, traumatic scars and stretch marks.
What Can I Expect During Treatments?
A sterile cartridge-tip containing 12 tiny micro-tips is attached to the microneedling device. Dr. Elain will apply a thin layer of A skin remedy applied directly to the afflicted area. gel to your skin and select the appropriate treatment pen based on your unique needs. Next, in a single motion, the treatment pen will be gently pressed against your skin while simultaneously gliding in one direction until the entire treatment area has been covered.
What Does Microneedling Feel Like?
The feeling associated with this procedure is similar to sandpaper being moved across the skin. While some areas are more sensitive than others, the speed of the reciprocating cartridge tip makes the treatment more comfortable.
How Long Does the Procedure Take?
The procedure takes 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the area treated. Immediately after the treatment, you will notice a bright redness to the skin. The total recovery time depends on the position of the treatment pen and the number of overlapping passes Dr. Elain performs. On average, patients are red for a couple of days. Some patients heal completely in 24 hours.
What Should I Expect From the Results?
Patients notice an immediate “glow” to their skin. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several weeks. Results can continue to improve several months after the treatment as collagen production continues.
How Many Treatments will I Need?
Some patients only require a single treatment once a year to achieve optimal results. However, it is recommended for most patients to receive a series of 2-3 treatments spaced about 6-8 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced sun damage, stretch marks or acne scars, it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions at 6-week intervals. During your consultation, Dr. Elain will provide you with a custom treatment plan.
Request CIT Skin Therapy In Irvine, California
Request an appointment with Dr. Elain today for rejuvenated skin. To reduce your wrinkles & fine lines without resorting to cosmetic surgery, call (714) 556-8664 or request an appointment online using the form below. Dr. Elain looks forward to seeing you!