Micro Needling - Dermapen
The Dermapen™ was the original micro needling system made available to the
world market. Over the last few years, this has made the Dermapen™ the most
widely used system by practitioners, as well as the most searched for automated
needling treatment by the public.
What is it / how does it work
The Dermapen micro needling treatment triggers collagen production through micro needling technique. It can be used to improve scarring (acne scarring & keloid scars), hyperpigmentation and stretch marks. It can also be used to retexturize the skin. The Dermapen microneedling can also help with skin tightening and can be used on fine lines, wrinkles and stretch marks! The device creates tiny channels within the top layers of skin. These channels initiate your skins
natural healing response, resulting in an increased production of collagen and elastin, whilst also increasing absorption of topical skincare
products by 300%. Microneedling can be performed on almost all areas of the
What can it treat
Fine lines and wrinkles
Skin laxity and texture
Face, neck, and body
How is it performed
The skin is cleansed and an optional serum topically tailored to your skins needs can be applied. Microneedling over this serum pushes it deep into
the skin improving its penetration to enrich the deeper layers of skin.
Unlike alternative treatments, topical anaesthetic is not required prior to
treatment thus making it easier, quicker and more effective.
You can return to work immediately. As part of the healing response
initiated by microneedling, your skin immediately after the treatment
may appear red and flushed. This is usually gone within 24 hours,
however, in rare cases, it can take up to 3 days. Skin calming homecare
products are also included with the treatment.
When can I see results
Most people see an improvement in skin texture a day after the
treatment however tissue remodeling and the best results appear after
1 month. A course of 3-6 treatments monthly is usually recommended for