he Dermaroller medical device creates controlled micro-needle punctures of the skin surface. It is used sterile, is single-use and utilises the highest quality materials and workmanship in its construction.
As a consequence of the treatment, the skins natural repair process releases the body’s own growth and healing factors that stimulate new collagen and skin cells to develop under the skin surface. The repair process can take 6 weeks to become visible and will continue in the months after the procedure. A series of 2 to 4 Dermaroller treatments, normally with at least 6 weeks between procedures, are needed to achieve the maximum results.
The dermaroller is gaining increasing popularity especially for acne scarring. 2 to 4 treatments are needed for a 70- 80% improvement.
Acne scarring can also be improved by fraxel, chemical peels and subcision. The following article may be of interest if you are considering any of these treatments.
Ageing Skin lines and wrinkles
We have also seen some good results on facial and décolleté lines and wrinkles.
Even some of the big celebrities are now using this treatment. Here is an article from Grazia Magazine about Angelina Jolie. The dermaroller is also mentioned in Hello.
Stretch marks also respond well to treatment with the Dermaroller – a great treatment after pregnancy.
What does a Dermaroller Treatment involve ?
The Dermaroller procedure can cause temporary pain, although it is normally less painful than alternative facial medical regeneration procedures. This can normally be well controlled with the use of a topical anaesthetic cream.
What to expect after a Dermaroller Treatment
Immediately after the Dermaroller procedure the skin will be red, resembling mild to moderate sunburn. As the skin naturally heals the redness will resolve. The skin usually settles after a few hours but it can remain red for three to four days after a Dermaroller treatment. Many people are able to return to their normal activities the same or next day.
It is very important to follow sun / UV exposure and protection measures for at least 2 weeks after the procedure. An SPF 50 or higher and with stated UVA and UVB protection on a daily basis with regular applications for the same period is recommended.
There is a home Dermaroller, which does not cause as much trauma to the skin, that can be purchased from us or online to use in between treatments to enhance results. This can also be used on is own for anti ageing.