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Derma Roller or Dermapen Procedures

It is a dermaroller or dermapen procedure that uses small needles to prick the skin. The purpose of treatment is to generate new collagen and skin tissue for smoother, firmer, more toned skin.

Microneedling is mostly used on the face and may treat various scars, wrinkles, and large pores. Microneedling is one of the most popular skin rejuvenating treatments at the moment, and for good reason. Not only can it improve the look and feel of the skin, but it can also work wonders on reducing acne scars, lines and wrinkles.

What you’ll experiene at the doctor’s office is a more intense treatment than what you’ll get if you do it yourself at home (with a microneedle roller).

But for as much praise as the treatment gets, there are a few things to take note of, especially when it comes to what you’ll experience once the treatment is complete.

What You should know / Frequently Ask Questions

The overall microneedling procedure takes about 30 minutes to perform, with most patients experiencing slight swelling and redness as side effects.

Many patients are surprised to learn that results are almost immediate.

Micro-needling can be safely repeated every 4-6 weeks until you achieve the desired results. For collagen induction we recommend to start with 3 treatments, but with a minimum separation time of 4 to 6 weeks between treatments.

For scar reduction an average of 3 to 6 treatments are recommended.

Many patients revealed that microneedling procedure is quick without causing any discomfort as there is no such type of terrible pain.

Let me define an appropriate procedure of Microneedling treatment.

The numbing cream that makes this process painless is applied on the skin 30 minutes before conducting this treatment.

In addition to treating wrinkled and sun-damaged skin, microneedling can improve scars from acne and other abnormalities.

It is most commonly used on the face.

But dermatologists also may use it on other parts of the body – to smooth out thighs or stomach stretch marks, for instance.

Microneedling is used to treat and improve conditions like acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, skin texture, pore size, brown spots, stretch marks, and pigment issues.

It’s also called skin needling, collagen induction therapy (CIT), and percutaneous collagen induction (PCI).

The Vivace utilizes radio frequency and microneedling to gently heat the targeted area underneath the epidermis for amazing results with less downtime.

The Vivace is the most revolutionary RF microneedling skin tightening system for face, neck and body available.

Unfortunately, sometimes microneedling can lead to a Breakouts.

If you’re prone to breakouts– especially if you have any acne when you perform the procedure–microneedling can spread the bacteria all over the skin.

It is normal for the skin to peel after microneedling treatments within a few days.

Microneedling creates a large number of tiny punctures on your face, which your body responds to by initiating repair.

A new layer of skin is produced and the old skin begins peeling off.

The best way to treat hair loss is to use 2 different derma rollers of various sizes.

To stimulate endothelial growth factor production for follicle and hair growth, you can use 0.5 to 1.5 mm rollers.

You can use 0.5mm once per WEEK or once per Month.

Post – Treatment Instructions. Immediately after your Medical Micro-Needling procedure, your health care provider will apply a hyaluronic mask for 5-10 min and moisturizer.

Do not take any anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen Motrin or Advil for 1 week.

DO NOT ice face or use arnica or bromelain.

Due to the imagery of tiny needles pricking our skin, it makes sense to assume that microneedling isn’t safe for the under-eye area or other sensitive spots.

If your doctor is gentle, and does minimal passes, it can be safely used to improve the texture of sensitive skin.