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Collagen Induction Therapy - Healing Process

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Hello! My first post here.

I had collagen induction therapy (e-needling) six days ago and I have some questions about the healing process. My CIT was done by a professional. A 1mm (for sensitive areas like nose and above lip) and 1.5mm length stamps were used.

After 6 days, I have no pain, some redness but many pinpoint scabs and red dots with a terrible dotted texture. I'm looking for some reassurance that this strange texture will improve. My healing seems to be taking longer than other posts I've read here. I've read several threads where scabs fell off day 2-3 and skin texture looked great after day 5.

Any here experienced a longer than normal healing time?

I've been using vitamin gel and zinc oxide religiously (provided by the dr).

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That's normal. My scabs from professional CIT have lasted sometimes over a week. Just don't pick at em they'll fall off soon on their own.

2-3 day's is very quick for a scab to fall off, in my opinion & experience. Mine have never fallen off that quickly. And the weird texture you mentioned should get better as your skin continues to heal. I wouldn't worry too much :).

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I have a question.

It is said that you should dermaroll/stamp your face every 4-6 weeks because that is how much time it takes your skin to heal/build collagen. What if you stamp/roll your face, lets say, every 4-5 days? Obviously the skin won't be able to heal completely in between CIT sessions. What's the worst that can happen? Any ideas?

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I believe the worst that will happen is that you will disrupt all the necessary healing steps that are supposed to lead to that very collagen you are trying to form therefore, possibly destroying it and in turn negating the whole purpose of CIT.

Physically on the surface you will see no ill effects of needling often, everything is going to appear normal on the surface, but down below the skin is a different story .

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I have a question.

It is said that you should dermaroll/stamp your face every 4-6 weeks because that is how much time it takes your skin to heal/build collagen. What if you stamp/roll your face, lets say, every 4-5 days? Obviously the skin won't be able to heal completely in between CIT sessions. What's the worst that can happen? Any ideas?

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