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Now there is an alternative to skin resurfacing treatments such as skin peels or laser without the skin preparation, pain, red peeling face and downtime where you to need to stay at home or curb your social activities until your skin has recovered.
Microneedling is also referred to as Collagen Induction Therapy, Derma-rolling and Skin-Needling. The treatment stimulates the body’s own collagen production to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, stretch marks, skin laxity and scarring such as that caused by acne or chicken pox.
This is achieved by introducing a series of fine, sharp needles into the skin following the administration of a topical local anaesthetic to reduce discomfort. The needles within a sterile cartridge are attached to a device, DermaPen, which is moved over the surface of the skin to create many microscopic channels or columns, at various depths of penetration.
Clinical studies have shown that microneedling can be more effective than treatments such as laser resurfacing, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatment, dermabrasion and chemical peels, additionally to be just as effective as treatments such as CO2 laser and fraxel in stimulating collagen and elastin production, thus thickening the skin which reduces wrinkles and scarring.