Plasma Pen Fibroblast Therapy: Everything You Need to Know

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Plasma Pen is a small device that is about the same size as a writing pen. It is made to tighten and eliminate excess skin. Most people use it in the facial area to get rid of baggy areas under the eyes, crow’s feet, jowls, and other areas that they are unhappy with. The good news is that the pen never actually touches the skin. The following article explains how the plasma pen fibroblast works, its benefits, its side effects, how much the treatment costs, whether it can be used at home, and more. 

The plasma tip releases a controlled current to the treated area of the skin. The current emits a type of plasma gas that vaporizes the excess skin in the area. When that happens, small holes, that take the form of dots, will be created in the skin.

The electric charge also stimulates fibroblast cellular activity that regenerates cells and increases both elastin and collagen production. The skin starts tightening immediately and continues to tighten for several weeks afterwards.

What Are the Benefits of Plasma Pen?

Plasma Pen Fibroblast Benefits
The main benefit of Plasma Pen is that according to many studies, it produces results very similar to invasive procedures such as facelifts, body lifts, and neck lifts, yet a needle never touches your skin. If you’re tired of bagginess underneath your eyes but you hate the idea of going under the knife, Plasma Pen is worth looking into.

It is non-invasive, relatively pain-free, and a lot less expensive than the above-mentioned surgeries. When you want to rejuvenate your face or even your body without surgery, these FDA-approved devices may be the solution that you’ve been hoping for.

Best of all, Plasma Pen works on all sorts of skin problems, including smoker’s lines, stretch marks on legs and other areas of the body, spider veins, nasolabial lines, sagging skin on the neck area, and forehead lines, among many others.

Some of the many benefits of plasma fibroblast therapy for the skin include:

  • Reduces common signs of aging such as sagging skin, fine lines and wrinkles
  • Helps fade age spots and sunspots
  • Smooths crow’s feet and tightens eyelids
  • Helps improve skin texture
  • Reduces stretch marks
  • Helps improve the appearance of acne scars
  • Helps tighten loose stomach skin after pregnancy

How Much Does Plasma Pen Treatment Cost?

Plasma Pen works on most areas of the face and body, and each body part will cost a different amount. Prices start at around $300 for frown lines and go up to around $1800 for a complete neck lift. Work under the eye costs around $800, and work on the jowls is around $600.

And if the prices seem high, keep in mind that they are for one treatment that can last up to two to three years or longer. With Plasma Pen, you do not have to come back to the clinic week after week, month after month, to get great results.

How Long to See Results After Plasma Pen?

This is another great thing about Plasma Pen. With Plasma Pen, you will see results immediately after only one treatment. That being said, for three to four weeks after the treatment, the results will continue to improve because the skin enters its third phase of healing, which consists of the growth of connective tissue and collagen.

You heard right: the treatment results are immediate, but they continue to get better for about a month afterwards! Even better, the results are permanent, although, with the natural aging process, some of the results will lessen over time. Nevertheless, the results themselves never go away.

Plasma Pen Side Effects

While not everyone suffers from side effects when getting Plasma Pen treatments, some do. These side effects can include:

  • Bruising
  • Discoloration of the skin
  • Scabbing/crusting
  • Scarring
  • Swelling

The thing to remember about Plasma Pen side effects is that most of them are only temporary, and most are minimal as well. Many people have this treatment with no side effects whatsoever, and for the vast majority of people who do have side effects, they are minimal and don’t last more than a few days.

If you get the treatment and your side effects seem to be severe or worse than usual, you should contact the clinic immediately for assistance.

Plasma Pen Contraindications

While Plasma Pen Fibroblast treatments are safe overall, there are certain people who should not receive them, including people:

  • Who are allergic to lidocaine
  • Who are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Have cancer, diabetes, lupus, epilepsy, autoimmune disorders, or any other serious condition
  • Who have metal pins, plates, or pacemakers
  • Who have shingles, psoriasis or eczema, pigmentation disorders, or uncontrolled blood pressure problems

In fact, if you have any type of medical condition, whether it’s being treated or not, you should discuss that with the clinic before you decide for sure that you want to go ahead with the treatment. It’s better to be safe than sorry, so the doctor will need to know about any of these conditions or any others that you might have.

Can You Do Plasma Pen at Home?

Most of the Plasma Pen-like devices on the market are only made for minor skin imperfections, such as skin tags and small moles, which means that they aren’t very likely to handle the “biggies” that include lines and wrinkles.

To be sure, if you want professional results, it’s best to trust the job to the professionals. Having said this, if you do decide to purchase an at-home plasma pen, make sure that the pen is FDA-approved, has mostly positive customer reviews, and is made by a reputable company. The important thing is for you to be safe, not just to get great results.

Frequently Asked Questions

Plasma Pen Fibroblast Therapy: Everything You Need to Know

Q: Are Plasma Pen Results Permanent?

A: The results of Plasma Pen are indeed permanent; however, the aging process never stops and some of the results may therefore lessen over time. Many people enjoy the results for two to three years or more before they decide to go back in for another treatment.

Q: Is Plasma Pen and Fibroblast the Same Thing?

A: Yes. Plasma Pen is the official brand name of the device used in most plasma pen and fibroblast treatments. The two procedures, however, are the same.

Q: How Painful Is Plasma Pen?

A: Since the pen never touches your skin, any pain that you might feel is minimal. Also, since the technicians use a topical anesthetic before the procedure begins, most patients claim to feel little to no discomfort.

Q: Are Plasma Pens FDA-Approved?

A: Yes, Plasma Pens are FDA-approved. If you visit a clinic, you might want to check and make sure that the pen they use is approved by the FDA.

Q: Is Plasma Eye Lift Safe?

A: As long as you consult with a doctor beforehand to discuss any medical conditions you may have and to review your skin type with them, any Plasma Pen treatment will be safe. If you have any concerns whatsoever, you should discuss them with clinic personnel before you agree to any treatment.

Q: Does Plasma Pen Work on Stretch Marks?

A: Yes. Any stretch marks due to pregnancy or weight loss/gain are good candidates for Plasma Pen Fibroblast treatments.

Final Thoughts

Plasma Pen does seem to work, and it works on tons of skin conditions from lines and wrinkles to saggy skin and even stretch marks. One of the things that people like the most is that the results are immediate, even though it can take a month or longer to see even better results.

One treatment is all that most people need to see a huge difference in their skin, but if your wrinkles are extra-deep, you might want to consider a second or more treatments so you can look even better. The first consultation will answer all of your questions, and don’t forget to give the clinic personnel all information about your prescriptions and any medical conditions you have.

Judy Rose

Hi, it’s Judy!

I’m a passionate skincare specialist and writer. I have more than 7 years of experience as a beauty, fashion, and lifestyle writer and editor, and I’m extremely passionate about what I do.