What is MicroNeedling?
MicroNeedling is an innovative, noninvasive treatment in the field of aesthetic medicine appropriate for any skin type. The target groups are patients with wrinkled, large-pored, scarred, spotted and acne-stricken skin. Usually, this procedure is used for the facial area. It can treat various types of scares, but it can also be used for aesthetic reasons; for instance, against wrinkles, large pores, uneven skin tone, sun spots, etc.
The whole procedure is considered to be safe, but it’s not recommended for people having certain skin diseases and using certain anti-acne medications. The treatment is not recommended for pregnant women either. However, in some cases, it could be effective in a fight against stretch marks that appear on things and abdominal area after pregnancy.
What does MicroNeedling do for your skin?
As the name implies, MicroNeedling or sometimes called dermapen is conducted with a special device, a skinneedler or dermaroller consisting of many tiny, needles. These tiny needles cause small skin injuries on micro-level, thus stimulating the skin to produce the body´s own collagen and elastin again. Due to these characteristics and MicroNeedling before after results, this cosmetic procedure can readily be used as an alternative for facelifting.
How long does it take to see results from MicroNeedling?
MicroNeedling before after pictures clearly show visible improvements on the skin after the procedure. Once again it depends on the performed procedure, but initial results are almost immediately visible.
As soon as the micro-wounds are created after the medical needling procedure, the production of collagen is accelerated, and you’ll continue to see improvements on your skin during the next few weeks of the healing process.
In other words, the medical needling stimulates the regeneration of collagen and elastin, thus causing the faster formation of cells and stabilization of the conjunctive tissue. The emerging effect is a smoother, more delicate, fresher and firmer complexion. The best results are usually visible after around 6-8 weeks.
Does Dermapen treatment offers a solution for cellulite?
Although the medical needling successfully treats acne scars, stretch marks and it’s one of the most effective methods of skin rejuvenation, MicroNeedling cellulite treatment won’t bring the results you are looking for. At least not after the few first times.
The medical needling devices can’t penetrate enough under the skin to treat deeper tissues where the layer of fat-producing cellulite is situated. Nevertheless, dermapen makes the skin ticker and therefore, after a few MicroNeedling cellulite treatments, this problem could become less visible.
Is Microneedling good for hair loss?
This type of therapy can be conducted with women and men whose hair becomes sparse and thin. It stimulates the circulation of the scalp and thus improves the hair structure. The micro-injuries enable the insert of vitamins at the hair roots. In the dependency of the findings, the therapy can consist of 4-6 treatments taking place every four weeks.
How many times do you need to do MicroNeedling?
It all depends on the intensity of the treatment. Usually, the minimum separation time between two medical needling procedures should be around 4 to 6 weeks. Some mild treatments can be even performed once in two weeks.
When and where is MicroNeedling applied?
It’s recommended for every skin type, and it can be applied for the facial area, as well as neck and dekolleté, stomach, bottom or thighs. It can be used for different skin problems including:
- Rosacea (reddened skin through small red veins)
- Pigment disorder
- Acne scars
- Enlarged pores
- Slackened tissue
- Stretch marks, e.g. striation in pregnancy
- Pale complexion