What is INTRAcel Pro and how can it benefit you?

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  • What is INTRAcel Pro?

INTRAcel works by stimulating the body’s natural production of fresh collagen in the skin. It can be used to target skin concerns such as acne scarring, skin laxity, fine lines and wrinkles, and large pores, with patients reporting results after just one treatment!

It works by using Radiofrequency (RF) microneedling technology to promote the body’s natural ability to rejuvenate. INTRAcel is classed as a medical device and has been FDA approved since 2017, Dermoperfection is proud to be the leading provider of the service in the Midlands.

  • How does it work?

Insulated needles are used in a stamping fashion, releasing radiofrequency waves from the needle tips that produce a heat effect at the tip without damaging the upper layers of the skin. This triggers cellular turnover and harnesses the body’s natural healing response. 

  • What areas will be treated?

It is most commonly used on the face, neck and décolletage, however other areas include the hands, and where there is scarring and stretch marks. 

It’s good for skin tightening and lifting, improving skin texture and tone, reducing pore size, improvement in acne scarring and surface irregularities. It’s also effective in treating active acne in reducing oil production, and is one of the few treatments suitable for neck rejuvenation.

  • When is the use of INTRAcel not recommended?

We cannot use INTRAcel in the case of infections and open skin at the site of the treatment area or active cystic acne.  People with an implanted defibrillator, mechanical heart valves, pacemaker or any other device affected by radiofrequency cannot receive INTRAcel treatment. It is also not approved for anyone who is pregnant or currently breastfeeding. 

  • Can INTRAcel be preventative?

Yes! The collagen stimulation effect can prevent skin from sagging and creasing as much as it usually would. 

  • Will I have a consultation first?

Yes, as with all the procedures we offer, you will have a free no obligation consultation to make sure INTRAcel is right for you and to tailor your treatment for the results you’re hoping to achieve. 

  • Does it hurt?

Topical anaesthesia is applied prior to the treatment, to minimise discomfort. Please aim to arrive an hour before your appointment for this cream to be applied.

  • Is there any downtime following this procedure? 

Yes, you can return to your daily life afterwards – there will be some redness and swelling during the first day, but after that you should be fine.

You can wear make-up after the treatment, but make sure you apply an SPF to your skin first for protection.

  • Does INTRAcel cause bruising?

Most people do not bruise after INTRAcel, but occasionally there may be bruising around the eye area as the skin is thin here.

If you are prone to bruising, we recommend using arnica or bromelain to help reduce it. 

  • How soon will I see the effects?

There will be an immediate improvement in the texture of the skin in the first few days after treatment, however the best results will be noticed two to four months after. 

  • Will I look natural?

Yes – INTRAcel doesn’t cause any volume change in the skin, simply some contraction. Collagen stimulation means the skin will not only tighten but look more vibrant and healthy too. Due to the nature of the procedure INTRAcel also does not affect facial movements. 

  • Does INTRAcel dissolve dermal fillers?

There is some evidence suggesting that having energy-based treatment over an area previously injected with dermal fillers will lead to inflammatory changes. However, there have not been any reported detrimental effects. 

  • How often will I need to have treatments?

After the initial course of three treatments, patients will usually have one every six to twelve months.  

  • Will I need a check-up afterwards?

You won’t need to, but of course you’re welcome to book in for a review or just a coffee and a catch up with the team.

Based on 49 reviews.
Anne Green
Anne Green
2021-07-27
Have been getting treatments from Stu at Dermoperfection for 5 years and would not go anywhere else. I trust Stu 100%! Lovely relaxing salon and lovely staff. Highly recommend xx
Isabel hyams
Isabel hyams
2021-07-21
Best place in Birmingham, great service and true care.
Linda Phillips
Linda Phillips
2021-07-20
Gia
Gia
2021-07-13
Absolutely amazing! Stu is knowledgeable and thorough. Book in- you won’t be disappointed.
LilaGrayYT
LilaGrayYT
2021-06-04
I enjoyed my first envy facial immensely with the lovely Stuart. The results after only one treatment were amazing. My skin felt squeaky clean & definitely had a nice glow to it. I'm already looking forward to starting my course of microneedling facials. The whole team at Dermoperfection have a wonderful energy around them and make the whole experience feel fantastic ?
Stuart Moss
Stuart Moss
2021-06-01
I can honestly say I’ve always been very very happy with the service and treatments I’ve received at Dermoperfection. A very professional and polished team who really know their stuff and how to make you look great. The proof of this is I often get mistaken for 10 years younger than I actually am so that’s a sign my treatments have been highly effective! Thank you Dermoperfection! x
Jodie Stokes
Jodie Stokes
2021-05-28
What a gem ? of a place this is, so convenient to right in the heart of the city centre, Stu is fantastic, so knowledgeable, friendly and professional, he put me at ease in an instant with the concerns I had with my skin, we discussed what it was I wanted to achieve and he put me a plan together, I’m glad to say I’m over the moon with the results. I look and feel so much fresher than before. I cant recommend him and his team enough.?? One last thing, the Envy Facials are amazing.
Jessica Lowe
Jessica Lowe
2021-04-29
I have been going to Stu and the team for about 18 months now and I honestly would not go anywhere else. Stu and the team are so professional, approachable and attentive. Stu always listens to my concerns about my skin and always knows what to do. He is so knowledgeable, experienced and I know I'm in good hands. I have been the most confident I have ever been since going to Stu. He really is a genius when it comes to aesthetics and works to a high standard. He will also be very honest if you don't need anything doing or will offer an alternative which also saves money. You can tell he's really passionate about what he does and it certainly shows in his work. I always feel like a million dollars when I leave the clinic!!! I am always recommending people and they have said exact same thing! Thank you!!!!
Gemma Donnelly
Gemma Donnelly
2021-04-22
Big thank you to Stuart for my botox today! Definitely my go to now! First time visiting and staff were friendly and welcoming, the clinic was beautiful and clean and Stuart gave me some great advice! See you soon!
Kereen Powell
Kereen Powell
2021-04-22
Stuart and the team are incredible! So knowledgeable and professional. Always provide the best service in a beautiful, clean environment, would never go anywhere else! Recommend to anyone looking to get aesthetics or skin treatments.

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