Let’s face it there is a lot of conflicting information on dermal fillers and cosmetic treatments. The emphasis appears on social media that having dermal filler or anti-wrinkle injections gives an over filled or frozen look. Many of these reflections on the media are merely reflections of distorted trends, that end up scaring people away from using the latest technologies to provide a natural refreshed look.
What is Dermal Needling?
Dermal needling is a micro needling treatment that can treat many different skin concerns and conditions. This treatment is very quick, as the Dermapen 4 creates 1,920 microchannels a second from the 16 micro needles it holds, but they’re such tiny needles you can barely see them.
What skin problems benefit for dermal needling?
- Ageing skins
- Lack of collagen and elastin
- Fine lines
- Uneven skin tone
- Uneven texture
How does dermal needling work?
Dermal needling stimulates cells within the skin to correct disfunctions and stimulate newer healthier cells to the area being treated.
For collagen induction, we stimulate the deeper layers of the skin to rupture broken collagen structures and stimulate the production of more collagen and elastin in the area,
With acne skins, we create tiny channels to introduce oxygen into the skin – this therefore kills off acne causing bacteria, relieves pressure and stimulates immunity cells to the area. So not only are we eliminating bacteria, but also, we’re stimulating the skin to renew and regenerate.
How many sessions of dermal needling do I need to get?
We recommend a course of 3-4 treatment, spaced 4-6 weeks apart. Any more frequent could possibly cause the skin harm and negate the benefits of needling. Maintenance is recommended at every 3 months, with other regular skin treatments.
You can do as many courses of needling as you like through out your life.
What will I look like afterward?
After needling you can expect to look a little red and flushed, as if you’ve just been for a run. You may also feel hot and tight afterward, we recommend using a cold compress at home if you’re still experiencing a fair it of warmth.
When we use dermal needling to induce collagen, it is common to have a bit of pinpoint bleeding, as we’re working deeper in the skin, but this doesn’t continue for long and you won’t still have the pinpoint by the time you leave the treatment room.
Is dermal needling the same as dermal rolling?
Dermal rolling is much more damaging for the skin compared to dermal needling.
Dermal rolling causes pitting in the skin as the needles are just digging and tearing at the skin when rolled across, causing damage to skin tissue long term. Whereas needling creates controlled and precise microchannels by osculating up and down, there’s no risk of damaging skin tissue this way.
Below is a diagram of the difference between rolling (left) and needling (right) to help you visualise the differences.
We have many options to suit the wants and needs of different people. We assess what you need and what look works for you.
We hope this answers some of your questions, and if you do have any more questions, please contact our team using the button below.
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