Collagen stimulating injections activate your skin to rebuild new collagen, replenishing volume that has been lost naturally over time and with sun damage. Collagen injection also has a skin tightening effect as well as skin rejuvenation.
Originally these cosmetic injections were used on the face, neck and decolletage. However, sagging, lax skin on the body, upper, inner arms and cellulite and stretch marks are now treated with collagen injections.
What Is Collagen & Why Is It Important.
Collagen is a structural protein that occurs naturally in the skin and other structures. In our skin, it provides support and gives our skin a glow. Over time we typically lose collagen, in fact, 1% per year from 20. This is exacerbated by sun exposure which further damages and speeds break down. Sun exposure causes our skin to lose its fullness, and fine lines and wrinkles develop along with sagging skin.
How Do Collagen Injections Work?
Collagen stimulating injections work by injecting a material that stimulates your skin to start to rebuild collagen. It helps to reduce fine wrinkles, giving your face a more youthful appearance and glow. Collagen injections kick start natural skin repair. It is like topping up your collagen skin stores to replace lost volume and reverse fine lines and wrinkles.
Collagen Stimulating Injections For Body Treatments
Our Doctors also provide Collagen Stimulating injections for cellulite treatment, skin tightening for the arm skin laxity, treatment of stretch marks and other body areas.
What Will I Notice With Collagen Stimulating Injections?
The process of increased collagen growth occurs over 6 -12 weeks. You will slowly notice a fresher look with the return of more youthful contours. The results are entirely natural-looking, as it is merely topping up your skin collagen.
How Much Does Collagen Stimulating Injections Cost?
The cost is $1320 per 1.5 ml with 25% Off when you buy a package. The amount you require depends on the condition of your skin. The first treatment requires more product than subsequent top-ups to maintain the effect.
How Long Does The Effect Of Collagen Injections Last?
Results can last up to 2 years, so re-treatment at this point will keep your results optimal.
Are there side effects from Collagen Stimulating Injections?
After treatment, there can be swelling, bruising, redness or tenderness. These are temporary and resolve within 2- 3 days. There is no downtime as such. You can get on with regular activity but should not perform any strenuous exercise until the next day. Our Doctors will go through the full details of possible and rarer effects of collagen injections.
What Is The Difference Between Collagen Injections and Dermal Fillers?
Collagen stimulating injections replenish the collagen in your skin. In contrast, a Dermal filler is a gel injected under the skin to create a smoother appearance by replacing volume under the skin.
Collagen Powder For Skin
The science is in; collagen powder helps with collagen for skin as well as gut healing. We source our collagen powder from Cellogic and carry a variety, including collagen powder specifically for your skin, joints and bone. Including collagen powder in your diet has many health benefits. The most important is gut-healing by assisting in the repair of tight junctions. Using collagen powder before, during and after cosmetic injections to stimulate new collagen in your skin has additional benefits.
Other Treatments at Pearl?
There are many treatments we perform that target collagen production. In fact, this is the cornerstone of cosmetic rejuvenation of the dermis. Other treatments include PDO threads, skin needling, radiofrequency microneedling, BBL, CO2 laser, pico laser. We offer a free assessment with our doctors and therapists, so they can help you decide which is the best treatment approach for your skin.