The Derma Roller is a small plastic roller studded with about 200 extremely fine needles of a medical grade stainless steel. The skin reacts to these pricks like it reacts to any other wound with the formation of the various growth factors. This process of stimulating collagen tissue production is a normal physiological reaction and is known as Collagen Induction Therapy. The cumulative effect of multiple uniform needle pricks on the skin surface has significant effects on the quantity and quality of collagen in the skin. The new collagen layer becomes a confluent layer, and forms a new tissue layer, which to a certain extent can compensate the age-degraded the skin.
Indications For Micro Needling /Derma Roller Therapy
- Rejuvenation: A skin tightening, a reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Meso-Glow: Administration of vitamins and other agents for anti-ageing.
- Acne Scar Reduction :- reduce depth of permanent acne scar and pits.
- Stretch mark Reduction.
- Stimulation of hair Growth (Premature Balding).
- Skin Whitening (Melasma).
- Skin Tightening.
- Advantages of collagen.
- Induction Therapy.
- Minimal Risks.
- Cost Effective.
- Short healing period.
- No permanent skin damage.
- No increase in sun sensitivity.
- Performed under topical anesthesia.
- All skin types can be treated.
- Thin or pre-layered skin can be treated.
- Body produces natural collagen for long-lasting results.
- Enhanced penetration of applied products.
What Is Derma Roller/Micro Needing Therapy
It is a sterile medical device which being worked by producing thousands of microscopic needle columns in the skin which stimulates natural healing and regeneration of the skin.
What Are The Benefits Of Derma Roller Therapy?
It can significantly improve the appearance of acne scars, aging and sun damaged the skin, facial lines and wrinkles and stretch marks. The natural regeneration and repair take time as new collagen is formed, new skin cells are generated, and the blood supply is enhanced.
Who Are The Ideal Patients For Derma Roller Therapy?
If you are healthy, without active skin infections or cold sores, are not pregnant or breastfeeding and would like to improve acne scars, sun damaged skin, facial lines and wrinkles or stretch marks, then Derma roller is suitable for you. The face, neck and décolleté can be treated as well as scars or stretch marks on the body. It is suitable for all skin types. Four treatments are recommended at 3-4 weekly intervals to achieve optimum results.
How Long Is The Derma Roller Treatment?
The treatment normally takes about 30 minutes.
How Long Is The Recovery Time?
Your skin will be mild to moderately red-like sunburn, for 2-3 days. It will Warm and tighter immediately follow your Derma Roller treatment which last for 2-4 hours. You should avoid make up for 24 hours but can use Minimal make up after 12 hours if necessary. Patients can go back to their normal activities in next couple of days.