Do you want results in just one treatment session? Then 3D Medical Skin Needling is the treatment for you; it is an effective method for anyone interested in rejuvenation of the neck, chest and face.

3D Medical Skin Needling

Do you want results in just one treatment session? Then 3D Medical Skin Needling is the treatment for you; it is an effective method for anyone interested in rejuvenation of the neck, chest and face..

Dr Nerina Wilkinson + Associates offer you a unique 3D micro-needling experience. The combination of 3 individual treatments into one treatment session ensures that we target all the origins of ageing for a healthier more youthful skin.

These 3 treatments include:
Micro-Needling with the diffusion of a chosen medical grade active ingredient followed by a specialised mask using
Dual Electro Sonic Technology.

Treatment time:

120 minutes


Topical anaesthetic cream


2-5 days

Discomfort Level:



Within 2-4 weeks


Indefinitely with regular maintenance treatments


From R2470
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What Is Micro-needling?

Micro-needling is one of the most popular, non-surgical treatments amongst maturing females who wish to treat wrinkles and increase the collagen content of their skin. This treatment is an effective method for anyone looking to reverse the hands of time and combat signs of aging in the face, neck, and chest.

There are two methods of micro-needling performed at Nerina Wilkinson + Associates. The first, a deep micro-needling method, also referred to as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), is a revolutionary skin tightening technology pioneered by Dr Desmond Fernandes (an internationally renowned plastic surgeon, partner at the Cosmetic Surgery Institute and trainer of our Skincare Specialists).

The second method is a more minimally invasive approach to facilitate the penetration of essential active ingredients deep into the skin to activate collagen and elastin production, similarly to Mesotherapy.

How Does Micro-needling Work?

The Micro-needling device consists of 12 microneedles that are run over the skin, creating microscopic punctures which internally stimulates the skin’s natural regeneration process.

Who Would Benefit From 3D Medical Skin Needling?

The ideal candidates for 3D Medical Skin Needling include those who are wanting improvement in the following:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Large pores
  • Redness and vascularity
  • Acne scarring
  • Thinning skin
  • Poor skin texture
  • Ageing skin

What to Expect During Your 3D Medical Skin Needling?

The treatment starts by micro-needling the skin using the revolutionary M.Pen device which creates tiny punctures within the skin. The skin responds by releasing a cascade of Growth Factors to repair the treated area. Growth Factors are responsible for the production of new, healthy collagen and the break-down of damaged, unhealthy collagen which shows up as ageing on the skin’s surface.

We apply a meso-peptide hyaluronic serum to the skin when we perform the micro-needling. This mimics a Mesotherapy treatment and forces the active meso-peptide hyaluronic serum into the deeper layers of the skin. Peptides act as the messengers between your skin cells and encourage them to regenerate and increase skin hydration for a youthful, plump looking skin.

We finish off the treatment by applying further active serums to the skin and infuse these using an Electro Sonic Mask. This mask causes the skin cells to become more permeable and therefore increases the receipt of the active ingredients and Growth Factors while cooling and soothing the skin for faster recovery.

How Many Sessions Do I Need To Achieve My Desired Results?

The number of sessions required will depend on the method used.

A minimally invasive approach usually requires 5 sessions, 2 – 4 weeks apart.

The deeper, more invasive method will require at least 5 sessions, 4 weeks apart for a more potent collagen induction response.

Is There Downtime Involved With Micro-needling?

The skin will appear sunburnt after the treatment, this usually lasts about 48 hours. The skin can also feel slightly dry and possibly even flake for a further 48 hours, however, when using our provided post-treatment recovery pack, the discomfort is drastically minimised.

A medical foundation can be applied to the skin should coverage be required.



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Dr Nerina Wilkinson has set a standard of care and expertise, which is reflected by her entire team. We are a team of experts in their fields who have a wealth of knowledge and continuously deliver outstanding care. The equipment is state of the art and no expense has been spared to create the most luxurious yet effective environment in Cape Town.

“My grateful thanks to you all for everything you do for me, and I mean that from the heart of my bottom!”

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