INNOPen Micro-Needling

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One Of Calgary’s Top Collagen Induction Microneedling Providers

With nearly 25 years of proven clinical and real-world results, Collagen Induction Microneedling Therapy has established itself as a stand-alone solution in a world of endless skin care therapies.

Collagen Induction Therapy (AKA: Microneedling) helps stimulate your own body’s release of a variety of growth factors that revitalize your skin and increase its collagen levels.

At Viso, we offer our clients the very best in skin care products and services.  Our attention to detail, combined with the right skin care will provide clients with the experience and results they expect.

There are many different Micro Needling systems available. Hence the decision to take the time to carefully research before deciding what we believe is right for our clients.

After careful consideration, and a detailed comparison, we chose the INNOPen Micro-Needling System. We have since combined the INNOPen with a product system that is specific to Micro Needling from GlyMed Plus. And that is exciting!


We believe the INNOPen System is the best system. It does the job safely, and it delivers the results you expect.

INNOPen is one of only two systems approved by Health Canada.  This was extremely important to us. You can trust that Viso Medi Spa has your safety, your results, and your expectations covered.

Benefits of INNOPen Micro-needling

Result driven and Health Canada approved, the INNOPen is a safe and effective addition to anyone’s skin care.

The benefits of the INNOPen Micro-Needling treatment include:

Wrinkles, including fine lines and deep wrinkles

Frown lines

Crow’s feet

Under-eye Bags and dark circles

Acne Scars, including pigmented scars and pitting

Dark Spots, including Hyperpigmentation, Melasma, Sun Spots, and Age Spots

Smile Lines

Sagging Skin

Hydration and product absorption

INNOPen can enhance your anti-aging routine in other ways as well.

This innovative treatment improves the skin’s ability to absorb serums and topical creams up to 3000 times more!  Incredible!  As well, over time, diminishes the look of pores and gives a firmer appearance to the face.

Micro Needling (Collagen Induction) is an excellent option for all skin types, except active acne. However, acne scarring sees incredible results with the INNOPen.

INNOPen Collagen Induction Therapy

The INNOPen Micro Needling system is a safe and painless alternative to other treatments such as, Botox, fillers, and lasers. The INNOPen can be used on all skin types.  It targets a wide range of skin concerns. Some of these are: deep acne scarring, deep wrinkles, pigmentation issue, stretch marks, and even hair loss.

Micro Needling, unlike other treatments, is safe for darker skin types. Micro Needling is more sustainable over the long-term. Therefore, yielding a way better return on investment then other skin care therapy of its kind.

Want to learn more about the science and history behind Micro Needling? Then check out the Owner of Viso, Tammy Garretts blog series, “Collagen Induction 101” The Science of Collagen Induction, for everything you need to know.

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Frequently Asked INNOPen Questions:

This is a minimally invasive procedure and involves no preparation. At your appointment, we apply numbing cream to the treatment area and allow it to take effect. Once numb, we proceed with the INNOPen Micro Needling treatment. The most common treatment areas for this procedure are the face and neck.

The treatment will take around one hour, depending on the area being treated. Prepare to be here for 90 minutes unless otherwise specified.

If you wish to look more radiant without surgery, injections, or laser procedures, then INNOPen is an excellent option to consider. Most all skin types benefit greatly from Micro Needling.

Any treatment performed on your skin should be taken seriously and with great care. Ensuring positive results safely requires you to choose a provider who is knowledgeable and has your best interests in mind. The owner of Viso and her team of Technicians are experienced and take your comfort and your safety very seriously.

Cost will depend on the treatment area that you choose. The most common treatment area is the face. We will recommend other areas, such as the neck, if we see that you can benefit.

Your cost for 1 treatment for the face is $399. The cost for a package of 3 treatments for the face is $999.  We accept cash, debit, and all major credit card.  We also have a payment plans available for packages over $1000 at Viso.

*Please note: We do our best to work within a client’s budget. However, we will not compromise on quality or safety to offer a “cheap deal” for INNOPen Micro Needling.  Our services and our products are always top quality.  That being said, we do occasionally have specials we offer throughout the year.

Your skin will be assessed to make sure you are a good candidate for Micro Needling. We will assess the number of treatments that are needed. A customized home care regime will be set up. You will get an upfront price for everything that is needed for optimum results. If you decide to purchase a package, there will be waiver forms to go over with your Technician and sign.  In addition, you will be given pre treatment and post treatment instructions that you will need to follow.

An INNOPen Treatment is virtually painless. At most, some light pressure can be felt. While some areas may feel sensitive, the INNOPen design, has taken many factors into consideration where client comfort is concerned. You will have a numbing cream applied to the treatment area prior to each treatment for added comfort.

Most all healing will take place within the first 4 hours post treatment.  Most clients should be completely healed within 48 hours. However, some more sensitive skins may require up to 72 hours post treatment.

After the treatment you can expect some slight swelling, heat, itchiness, and redness (like a mild sunburn). These symptoms are normal and can vary from 3–7 days, depending on the individual.

You will be able to apply make-up and resume regular activities within 24 hours.

Yes. Viso Medi Spa carries products that are safe to use prior to, and following your Micro Needling treatments. The use of products not recommended by Viso can result in burning, stinging, discomfort, excessive redness, and possibly infection.

There are millions of products out there and we cannot recommend what we do not know.

Your Technician will recommend products specific to your treatments and expected results.  Skincare is not just about the treatments you have in a spa.  When you invest into treatments such as INNOPen, you do not want to miss out on the effects of proper home care.  This is relevant to any service you have in a spa.

Yes. After your first Micro Needling treatment you will see noticeable results. Real differences are achieved after a series of 3-6 treatments.

Your Technician will recommend proper at-home maintenance depending on your specific needs. Starting your home maintenance immediately is important to achieving and maintaining optimum results.

Yes. It is very important to speak to your Viso Technician about any health concerns you may have. It is important that your Technician knows of any medications you are taking.

Also, there are certain skin types that should not receive micro-needling (an example would be anyone who has Rosacea). There are other treatments that will be recommend for Rosacea or other conditions that are unable to have Micro Needling.

Please check out our Before and After images of our clients here