Ellacor® Micro-Coring

Ellacor logoIf you have had great success with treatments such as microneedling, you may be ready for ellacor, a next-level skin treatment that achieves impactful and long-lasting results. While microneedling simply punctures the skin, ellacor removes micro-cores of skin to create a healing environment and jump-start collagen production. We offer ellacor treatments at Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery in Tucson for patients who want to transform their skin with minimal downtime.

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Ellacor Case 174 Before & After Right Side | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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When the now 70-year-old woman first considered Ellacor in Tucson, she had expressed a keen interest in addressing her aging jawline and noticeable nasolabial folds. Her decision was to undertake an elective treatment of Ellacor, a cutting-edge procedure that offered to restore her facial contour to its youthful firmness with minimal downtime... Read More
Ellacor Case 166 Before & After Front | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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At the age of 61, the decision to improve her subtle signs of aging led our female patient to explore elective medical procedures. Wanting to focus on the pronounced lines and wrinkles around her mouth and nasolabial folds, she trusted the comprehensive, patient-centered care at Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery. Following an initial facelift,... Read More
Ellacor Case 175 Before & After Left Side | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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This patient, a 59-year-old woman, sought out Dr. Jerold Olson with an interest in improving laxity in her facial skin. Eager to begin her journey toward increased confidence and satisfaction with her appearance, she underwent two Ellacor treatments, each 60 days apart. Ellacor in Tucson, particularly as offered by Foothills Facial Plastic Su... Read More
Ellacor Case 177 Before & After Front | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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Seeking to enhance her appearance, the woman highlighted in the above photos decided to choose Ellacor treatment, facilitated by the capable hands of Dr. Jerold Olson in Tucson. The patient, who leads a very active lifestyle, sought improvements after noticing changes in her facial appearance that she wanted to address. Motivated by her desir... Read More
Ellacor Case 164 Before & After Right Oblique | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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At the age of 55, the patient felt it wasn't the right time for a facelift but yearned for an effective way to revitalize her skin. Wanting to improve the lines and wrinkles and tighten her skin, she turned to her trusted medical professional for advice. After an assessment, MD Dr. Jerold Olson, a highly-regarded figure in Tucson, Arizona, re... Read More
Ellacor Case 167 Before & After Left Oblique | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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Eager for an enhanced aesthetic look, a 55-year-old woman in Tucson opted for the Ellacor procedure due to noticeable loose skin and jowls. Pursuing a non-invasive treatment, she sought out this increasingly popular solution known for its effectiveness and minimally invasive attributes. Nevertheless, deciding on Ellacor in Tucson was only the... Read More
Ellacor Case 172 Before & After Left Side | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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A woman in her 70s, interested in rejuvenating her facial appearance yet cautious about surgical procedures due to her health condition, found a suitable alternative in the FDA-approved therapy, Ellacor. Seeking to restore youthfulness to her features without the invasiveness and risks of surgery, she decided on an Ellacor procedure, which to... Read More
Ellacor Case 163 Before & After Left Oblique | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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At the age of 65, this particular patient sought to enhance her appearance by targeting facial signs of aging, including wrinkles and irregularities in skin texture. Her chosen method was employing Ellacor in Tucson at the renowned Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery. The patient elected to undergo two Ellacor treatments, each one 60 days apart,... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

How Does Ellacor Work?


Ellacor uses tiny hollow needles to remove microscopic skin sections from the treatment area, leaving the surrounding skin intact. Removal of the skin stimulates your body’s natural healing response, growing new skin cells and improving issues such as wrinkles and skin laxity. Although the device penetrates the entire thickness of the skin, it leaves no scarring.

What Is Ellacor Treatment For?

Ellacor can improve the following skin concerns, although individual results will vary.

  • Moderate to severe skin laxity
  • Wrinkles in the mid and lower face

If you want smoother, firmer, and tighter skin, this FDA-cleared treatment is an excellent option for reducing the appearance of jowling, marionette lines, and deeper nasolabial folds.

What To Expect During Your Ellacor Treatment

You will be given an anesthetic to minimize discomfort during your treatment. The treatment should take around 30 minutes, and the full results will take a few months to materialize. After your ellacor treatment, you will likely need 3 to 5 days or more before you feel comfortable heading to work or going out in public.

Once your treatment is complete, your provider will advise you to apply a protective serum to the treated areas for the first few days. You should also avoid makeup during the first week, as it may irritate your skin and impact your results.

How Painful Is Ellacor?

Since you will be given an anesthetic before your ellacor treatment, you should not have any discomfort during the procedure. The participants in a clinical trial reported their pain level as less than 2 on a 0 to 10 scale. You may experience some pinpoint bleeding, redness, and swelling after the treatment. The pinpoint bleeding will stop within a few hours, and redness and swelling will subside gradually.

Am I a Good Candidate for Ellacor?

A good candidate for ellacor is anyone who wants to improve moderate to severe skin laxity and wrinkles on their mid and lower face. This treatment is best for individuals with Fitzpatrick skin types I through IV. If you have darker skin (V and VI), check with your provider to see if you are a good candidate for this treatment. Darker skin types may benefit from microneedling, HydraFacial® or microdermabrasion for less risk of hyperpigmentation aftereffects.

Dr. Olson

Meet Dr. Olson

Dr. Jerold Olson is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon dedicated to delivering the comprehensive care you deserve in a warm, welcoming environment. A proud native of Southern Arizona, Dr. Olson is intimately connected to the community he serves. He brings a wealth of knowledge and a genuine passion for aesthetic excellence to his practice, achieving beautiful outcomes uniquely tailored to each patient.

Meet Dr. Olson

Everything you need for a healthy glow is in our Tucson Office

Choose a Specialist

Ellacor effectively tightens and firms the skin for a more refreshed appearance. It’s especially suited for people who aren’t quite ready for facial rejuvenation surgery. Our specialists will assess your skin and customize your ellacor treatment based on your skin type and concerns. Request a consultation or call us at (520) 200-2218 to schedule an appointment.

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