Micro-Needling

collagen induction therapy

This is the short story of micro-needling:

Micro-injury ➪ Inflammation ➪ Growth Factor ➪ Emission ➪ Collagen & Elastin Synthesis

​Micro-Needling is a minimally invasive treatment that uses very small needles that mechanically perforate the outer layers of the skin. This creates a controlled injury underneath the skin’s surface and then inducing the body to respond by producing more collagen in the treated area. Micro-needling has been clinically proven to reduce wrinkles, stretch marks, different kinds of scars, and hyperpigmentation.
Benefits of Micro-Needling:
  • Wrinkles and fine lines improvement
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Skin tightening
  • Skin lifting
  • Acne scars improvement
  • Pore size improvement
  • Wound healing
  • Stretch marks improvement
  • Alopecia improvement
Clients describe the sensation of micro-needling similar to little pin prickles. A topical numbing cream will be applied to decrease any discomfort. The depth of the needles that we use at LiLyDermis medispa, also determines the level of sensitivity. Immediate pinpoint bleeding will occur, which will resolve within 10 minutes. Depending on the area and condition, we recommend a series of 3-6 micro-needling treatments.
First 1-2 days after treatment there is mild erythema and swelling.  After 2 days exfoliation and dryness will start and continues for a week. After 1 week improvement in the texture and tone of the skin is significant. 3 weeks later improvement in pigmentation begins. Finally, improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, scars can be seen after 6 weeks.



Post Care:
  1. It is very important to avoid direct sun and heat during the initial 72 hours after treatment. This includes simple day to day tasks such as gardening, cooking over a hot stove for a long period of time, sitting next to a fireplace, etc
  2. Avoid using any Alpha-Hydroxy acid products
  3. You may resume your home care regimen when the skin is no longer flaking and peeling
  4. Use hydrating and reparative and physical sunscreen products
  5. Peptides, antioxidants, vitamins A, C and E, and growth factors work very well
  6. Do NOT go outside without sun protection even on a cloudy day
  7. Drinking plenty of water is necessary
  8. No scratching or peeling
  9. It is recommended to limit exercise for a week


At LiLyDermis we use eDermastamp Micro Needling device that is Health Canada approved. We have had great success in reducing signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and etc.
At LiLyDermis Clinic in Calgary Alberta Canada, our skin experts are with a medical background and fully trained with more than 20 years of experience in the medical aesthetics field including medical grade microneedling. Book a free consultation to find out more.