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DERMAPEN MICRONEEDLING

Erase the signs of ageing.

SkinPen is the first microneedling device cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, clinically proven to safely and effectively treat facial acne scars. With as few as three non-invasive and affordable treatments spaced 30 days apart, you can improve your appearance for six months after your last treatment – and step out with confidence.

 

FAQ

The Answers You Need

WHAT WOULD I USE MICRONEEDLING FOR?

Microneedling can be effectively used for a large range of skin conditions. Our highly trained team provides a pretreatment assessment to determine how we can best manage your skin condition and achieve your goals. Commonly Microneedling is used for the following conditions.

  • Fine lines and wrinkles

  • Hyperpigmentation/melasma

  • Enlarged pores

  • Acne scars

  • Stretch marks/ surgical scars

  • Dull-looking skin complexion

  • Uneven skin tone and texture

  • Sun damage

  • Mild/moderate acne

HOW DOES MICRONEEDLING WORK?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive collagen inducing procedure involving small needles over the skin’s surface. The microneedles puncture the skin and create tiny micro-injuries that are not visible to the eye. These tiny punctures stimulate tissue regeneration through the process called “collagen induction therapy”  which improves the structure, function and appearance of the skin.

ARE THEN ANY POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS?

Skin pen microneedling procedures are generally very well tolerated with side effects being rare.

The side effects may include:

  • Skin irritation

  • Temporary post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

  • Bruising

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Persistent redness

  • Reactivation of herpes simplex virus (cold sores)

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER DERMAL NEEDLING?

  • Low-grade redness and swelling for up to 4 days post treatment

  • Slight discomfort subsiding within 24 hours

  • Mild crusting and scabbing for 2-3 days post treatment

  • Short term dryness, tightness, itching and irritation with occasional skin peeling

  • Short term darkening of skin pigmentation followed by lightning