Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT)
CIT, also known in the industry as Micro-needling, a breakthrough technology that gently stimulates the growth of collagen, which then improves the appearance of some scars and wrinkles.
A light numbing agent may be applied for 30 minutes prior to treatment to lessen potential discomfort. The skin is then cleansed thoroughly and saline is applied to give the skip slip.
CIT is performed with a pen-shaped device which holds a disposable tip with 12 tiny needles that creates a fractionated injury to the skin. The pen glides across the skin targeting the dermal-epidermal layer where they key players in the skins healing response are stimulated. This micro injury breaks down old scar tissue, stimulating collagen and elastin and gives you smooth, healthy skin.
This procedure does not use thermal injury or remove any cells from the skin, leaving it safe for all skin types. 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. A hydrating serum with hyaluronic acid is recommended immediately after treatment to help hydrate, calm and sooth. Results appear after one treatment, however for optimal results a series between 3-6 treatments done one month apart is highly recommended.
We also offer a CIT Deluxe treatment which combines Dermaplaning, CIT and finishes with LED light therapy. The ultimate in anti-aging combination therapy.