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The Miracle of MicroPen®

Collagen is a powerhouse structural component that makes your skin look taut, voluminous, radiant, supple, and smooth — in short, collagen makes you look young. However, as we age, our body’s ability to produce collagen decreases, leading to wrinkles, facial hollows, sagging skin, deflated or dull skin, and other signs of aging. With MicroPen San Diego patients of Dr. Sadrian's have a state-of-the-art cosmetic technology available to them, used for advanced applications of microneedling, aka collagen induction therapy. The MicroPen creates numerous micro-punctures on your skin’s surface, catalyzing collagen production, and triggering your body’s natural healing response. The miraculous MicroPen essentially restores your youth, giving you firm, supple, and taut skin.

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What Does MicroPen Treat?

The MicroPen can be used on all parts of your body, but it’s popularly used on the face, neck, arms, belly, buttocks, thighs, and legs. The micro-injuries created by the MicroPen trigger your body’s natural collagen production response, treating the following conditions:

  • Sunspots
  • Age spots
  • Acne scars
  • Stretch marks
  • Surgical scars
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Textural irregularities
  • Hyperpigmentation (excess coloration)
  • Hypopigmentation (insufficient coloration)
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What are the Benefits of Our San Diego MicroPen Treatments?

  • Minimal discomfort.
  • No risk of allergic reactions.
  • Safe for most people with different skin types.
  • Boosts your body’s natural healing response.
  • Triggers collagen production for younger and smoother skin.
  • Natural-looking results without external or foreign substances.
  • No downtime — you can resume most daily activities immediately.


During your initial consultation, Dr. Sadrian will examine your skin type and discuss your cosmetic goals to curate the ideal treatment plan for your specific needs. Most patients need three to six sessions to ensure optimal and long-lasting results. However, the doctor will determine the exact treatment schedule based on your specific skin conditions. Dr. Sadrian will also discuss pre- and post-treatment guidelines.


During the procedure, the medical aestheticians will cleanse and anesthetize the targeted treatment areas. San Diego plastic surgeon, Dr. Sadrian, will penetrate your skin’s surface using 12 ultrafine microneedles, each set at a specific depth according to your skin’s condition and requirements. The depth of penetration varies for different skin conditions — wrinkles and fine lines necessitate shallow penetration while acne scars necessitate deeper penetration.

MicroPen Frequently Asked Questions

The complete treatment duration will depend on the patient’s targeted areas, but most procedures usually conclude within an hour.

The medical aestheticians apply a topical numbing cream before the procedure, so you don’t feel anything during the MicroPen treatment. The entire procedure will be painless and comfortable.

MicroPen treatments don’t lead to any downtime, and you can resume most of your daily activities immediately. However, you may notice some swelling, tenderness, and bruising for about 48 hours after the procedure.

MicroPen is a delicate procedure that necessitates incredible precision. The microneedles must be finely-calibrated to the ideal depth, according to your skin type and skin conditions, to trigger your body’s healing response. Dr. Sadrian has over 20 years of experience, and he’s one of the foremost MicroPen specialists. He carefully examines your skin type and discusses your cosmetic goals to curate the ideal treatment plan, ensuring natural-looking and safe results.

The decision to undergo a cosmetic procedure is extremely personal. If you are considering an enhancement, you want to be confident that your results will appear fresh and natural – and like you. Dr. Sadrian is among the finest plastic surgeons practicing in the San Diego area and has achieved acclaim for consistently achieving natural-looking results. Schedule an appointment to learn more.


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