Anti-Aging Skin Pen Hailed as Breakthrough

The micro-needling technique can take years off the face in 15-minute sessions, but at a hefty price.
3:00 | 03/24/14

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Is that what we're all thing it? Do we like the term? Yeah, we do. Forget lasers. Forget chemical peels. We would like you to say hello to micro needling. It claims to give you radiant skin with lasting results. Rachel smith has the details. Reporter: Day claim you can say good-bye to aging skin and hello to turning back the hands of time. That rumored fountain of youth may be in the form of a pen. Or rather pens hitting the market like skinpen, Der mapen, and micro pen. The pin-shaped device is a micro needling technique. It uses about a dozen fine needles to penetrate between the skin's surface to rebuild elasticity and reduce the size of pores. Who are the best candidates? One is for acne scarring. You do key ate some inflammation. You have to be careful about the products you use with it and about sun protection around and after the treatment. Hi. Reporter: Abigail has been getting the treatments from new York City dermatologist Dr. Doris day for about six months. Have she has a depressed scar from acne in the past. It's about five to seven treatments. I might use an injectable. Ten years from now, she'll still look perfect. Reporter: How does it feel? It's a slight impression on the skin. Reporter: Though Abigail agrees the process is relatively pain-free. It can put a pinch on the wallet. Prices range from $200 to $700 per session. Insurance normally doesn't cover the cost. Within the first two to three treatments, I noticed a difference. Reporter: But for looking ten years younger in matter of a few 15-minute session, the cost could be priceless. For "Good morning America," Rachel smith, ABC news, new York. The pictures are shocking. Revealing. The virtual view is terrifying. Scary. The judges on "Dancing with

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