Procell Therapies Microchanneling
ProCell Therapies offers cutting-edge biotechnology to induce a breathtaking transformation to the appearance of the skin that can last a lifetime.
ProCell Therapies is cutting-edge biotechnology used to induce an unmatched transformation to the appearance of the skin to last a lifetime.
The patented ProCell Microchanneling device & delivery serum uses highly concentrated lab grown human growth-factor serums, originally derived from bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells for their ability to promote scarless healing in an anti-inflammatory, minimally invasive environment.
This procedure, unlike other Microneedling methods is suitable for all skin types, skin colours on most areas of the body and is a minimally invasive skin rejuvenation treatment which involves the use of a TGA registered mechanised stamper to create tiny, clean controlled skin injuries (microchannels) which in turn stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin. Procell’s Microchanneling device uses filaments made from surgical grade steel, small enough to fit into a hair follicle. This minimises damage to the epidermis for faster recovery.
How Does Procell Therapies Microchanneling Stimulate Cellular Activity?
A single Procell treatment creates hundreds of thousands of microchannels. In response to each micro-injury, an inflammatory healing process begins which initiates the formation of new collagen. Over time the repeated healing process begins which initiates the formation of new collagen. The repeated healing process improves the surface texture and overall appearance of the skin.
Procell Microchannelling is a unique well-researched treatment for skin rejuvenation with numerous benefits including:
Reducing Acne & Chicken Pox Scarring
Stimulating the production of Collagen, Tightening the skin
Improves the appearance of Fine Lines & Wrinkles
Improves Skin Tone, Texture & Laxity
Reduces the appearance of Stretch Marks
Reduces the appearance of Surgical Scars
Reduces the appearance of Large Pores
Restores Sun Damaged skin and treats Hyperpigmentation and Melasma
Improves Rosacea by Strengthening the skin
Helps increase the absorption of Medical Grade Skincare products
Improves overall function of skin at a cellular level
The Benefits of Procell Therapies Microchannelling
Procell Therapies Microchanneling is a minimally- invasive non-surgical and non-ablative procedure for facial rejuvenation. A non-ablative procedure means that your epidermis (first layer of skin) remains preserved and intact. When you are comparing the effects and outcomes of Microneedling, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) and laser therapy, the benefits of Procell Therapies Microchanneling include no scratching or tearing of the skin and elimination of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (pigmentation of the skin due to skin trauma).
This Dermascope 2022 winning treatment thickens the epidermis by creating micro channels, these channels stimulate the healing response in your skin creating new fresh collagen as well as helping to absorb cosmeceutical serums and creams making them 300% more effective.
Most areas of the body can be treated
Creates less epidermal damage than microneedling, laser resurfacing, aggressive chemical peels or plastic surgery.
More effective treatment with less pain than laser treatments
Can treat ALL skin types and colour
More cost-effective than Fraxel skin rejuvenation laser treatments
Very Minimal recovery times compared to other advanced treatments
Is Procell Therapies Microchanneling for you?
Procell Microchanneling is a very safe treatment for skin tones. Individuals with the below contraindications, however, should not have this treatment. Additionally, if you have a history of cold sores (herpes virus), consult your physician regarding appropriate prophylactic treatment before you have Procell microchanneling as it can activate cold sores. (Please note that Procell Microchanneling will NOT give you cold sores if you do not already have the virus.)
On Accutane or any related acne medication within the last six months
Any active inflammatory skin condition e.g. eczema, psoriasis, infection, rash or any type of dermatitis at the treatment site
Laser or deep chemical peel that removed the entire epidermis within last 18 months
Newly done fillers within the last two weeks
Scars that are less than 6 months old
Keloids or raised scarring
History of eczema, psoriasis and any other chronic skin conditions
High blood pressure
Presence of raised moles, warts or any raised lesions on the area to be treated
Currently or in the last 6 months undergoing cancer treatment
Allergy to steel
Chronic skin disease
Procell Microchanneling FAQ’s
What is in the Microchannel Delivery Serum?
There are two strengths of Delivery Serum. The MD Microchannel Delivery Serum is used for all customers over 40 years of age as it contains double the growth factors and anti-aging, pro-healing and anti-inflammatory ingredients such as TGF-ß3 and IL-1. The MD Microchannel Delivery Serum provides faster results with shorter recovery times than the Pro serum which is suitable for all customers under 40 years of age.
Ingredients include deionized water, stem cytokines (proprietary mixture of human bone marrow stem cell-derived growth factors and cryokines), hyaluronic acid, dehydroacetic acid and benzyl alcohol.
The MD serum contains human bone marrow-derived growth factors in a hyaluronic acid suspension. Both elements occur naturally in the human body. There are no human, animal, or plant cells, DNA, blood, or any other foreign substances. The product has been used safely and effectively for over a decade.
The main powerhouse in Procell serum is Stem Cytokines, which supports cellular renewal. When applied to the skin, the skin mimics the effect of having more stem cells. We lose most of these stem cells as we age. By middle age only a few percent remain compared to our youth and the remaining ones are less robust. The serum has potent regenerating properties to improve skin firmness, elasticity and tone.
How do stem cells and cytokines work?
Procell creates a biological interaction between damaged cells and healing cytokines. Our bone marrow contains mesenchymal stem cells. These contain DNA hardware to work towards wound healing, fighting disease, and rejuvenating skin. The cells excrete proteins called cytokines, which are like little packages of information.
When the microchannelling creates a small injury in the skin, stem cells report to the area (or, in this case, are applied on the treatment area) to heal. Cell receptors in the injured area connect with the healthy cytokine into the damaged cells. Let the healing begin!
What is the difference between Procell Therapies Microchanneling and Microneedling?
Procell Therapies Microchanneling is often described as Microneedling Evolved. The stem cell-derived growth factors that maximise results distinguish the Procell treatment compared to the traditional delivery serums used for Microneedling which are mainly Hyaluronic Acid, Brightening Serums and Salicylic acid which may not be as effective.
Procell Therapies Microchanneling also uses a stamping technique, less damaging than any traditional Microneedling techniques. During the treatment, very small tips penetrate the upper layers of the skin (epidermis), creating small, micro-injuries. The "micro-injuries" are created by "stamping" vertically to create clean micro-channels instead of dragging or gliding across the skin. As a result no scratching or tearing of the skin occurs.
Procell microchanneling tips are 100% reliable, because each tip has a fixed depth. Microneedling devices with adjustable depths are not always accurate. (Different conditions need difference depths of treatment.) Procell also has three treatment diametersfor optimised treatment coverage - 12 Filaments, 25 Filaments and 49 Filaments and are suitable for both the face and body whilst traditional Microneedling Devices only have one tip diameter of 12 needles.
Is Microchanneling painful?
Most customers report mild to moderate discomfort. Topical numbing cream can also be applied to the treatment area before the procedure. You will feel a pin prick sensation, especially over the forehead, cheekbones, eyes and lips.
How long does each session last?
Each session usually lasts between 60- 90 minutes.
What will my skin feel and look like after the treatment?
When needling is complete the treated skin may feel hot and tight. After the treatment, skin turns red, fades within the first hour or so, and resolves within 24 hours. Expect a mild sloughing of the treated skin for up to 3 days after treatment. Deeper stamping depths (1mm and 1.5mm) will increase healing time.
What do I need to do after a Microchanneling treatment?
1. If you are given a mask, keep it on for at least 15-30 mins.
2. Preferably, no other products are applied for 6-8 hours.
3. Avoid exposure to pet dander and other irritants as best you can. You may experience a mild allergic reaction to pets and other things you typically do not react to within the first 24 hours.
4. Your skin may feel hot and tight, like a mild sunburn.
5. For your first treatment, (and treatments at .25mm in general) you can expect mild redness and swelling, and a tight, warm sensation for between 4-24 hours. Treatments with longer needle lengths may produce redness and swelling, along with tiny flecks of redness for between 4-72 hours.
6. Trans-Epidermal Water Loss is a common temporary side effect and could leave you feeling dry throughout the first week. Keep the recommended moisturizer with you during the day and apply as frequently as necessary to avoid dryness.
7. After 24-48 hours post-procedure: apply the Procell Cellular Renewal Serum and Healing Accelerator for the best results. Cleanse first and apply 1-3 pumps each. Apply daily, morning and night.
● For the first 120 mins, don’t touch the face, don’t put anything else on (besides the mask), and avoid sun exposure.
● After 6-8 hours, you can apply a mild non active moisturiser.
● Avoid sweating for the first 24 hours (No gym, sauna, swimming, spicy food, exercise)
● No Retin-A, Retinol, vitamin C, BHA, AHA, or exfoliation for 5-7 days
Does Procell Therapies Microchanneling have side effects?
Short-term side effects are minimal but may include:
Cold Sore breakout (if you already have the cold sore virus). Consult your physician about appropriate prophylactic treatment before a procell microchanneling treatment.
Dry Crepey Skin (moisturise, moisturise, moisturise to ease)
Itchiness – during healing itching is common and can be uncomfortable.
Acne Flare up – may occur due to the urge to touch the treated area, especially due to itchiness. Avoiding touching your face!
Milia (small, bump-like cysts) may appear, and are transient, resolving in a week or less - don’t pick!
Reddening, peeling, scabbing, temporary bruising and temporary discolouration of the skin.
How many treatments will I need and how often?
The number of Procell Therapies Microchanneling treatments depends on the individuals skin condition. Typically for Skin Rejuvenation treatments ( Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Tightening, Crows Feet, Etc ) 3-4 Treatments are required with each treatment done every 4 weeks. Scarring & Acne Scarring may require a minimum of 6 treatments with each treatment every 3-4 weeks and Stretch Marks may take 6-8 treatments with each treatment done every 4-6 weeks for optimal results.
Treatment should begin at .25mm or .5mm needle depth, graduating to longer needles as necessary. One could continue this series indefinitely and experience both corrective and anti-aging benefits.
How quickly will I see results?
Results are usually visible after the second treatment.