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Micro Needling for Striae Distensae (stretch marks)

Needling-for-Striae-Distensae” width=”657″ height=”135″ /> Striae distensae, also known as stretch marks, are similar to mild atrophic scarring associated with discoloration and “thinning” of the skin. Microneedling with Dermapen is an ideal therapy for stretch marks. It is excellent for areas of atrophic scarring, and stretch marks can be seen as [...]

Micro Needling Hyperpigmentation – Dermapen Hyperpigmentation

Micro Needling Hyperpigmentation Can Micro Needling Cause Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation after dermapen microneedling is very rare. Microneedling is much safer in terms of potentially causing hyperpigmentation than fractional lasers. A 30% incidence of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation in darker skin types has been reported after fractional laser treatments. The causes of hyperpigmentation include ultraviolet [...]

Micro Needling For Neck – Micro Needling Neck Before And After

Fractional dermabrasion (or microneedling) has been used for the treatment of aging skin of the neck. After two sessions of microneedling, analysis of photos, degree of irregularity on silicone rubber microrelief impressions, and ultrasound images demonstrated improvement in 90% of the subjects (Fabbrocini et al, 2011). See Micro Needling Neck [...]

Micro Needling for drug delivery

Micro needling for drug delivery One emerging “off label” use for micro needling devices is to facilitate the successful topical delivery of biological and non-biological compounds. In the November/December 2012 issue of THE Aesthetic Guide, Gordon Sasaki, M.D. discussed this very subject in an article about the Dermapen micro needling device. “[Transdermal drug delivery] is [...]

Kim Kardashian Micro Needling PRP with Stem Cells

Why use microneedling with PRP? A March 12, 2013 online article in the New York Daily News (http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/kim-kardashian-vampire-facelift-bloody-mess-article-1.1285646. Accessed 15 Mar 2013.) highlighted the recent “Vampire Facelift” procedure undergone by celebrity socialite Kim Kardashian. Doctors facilitated the delivery of activated platelet-rich plasma (PRP) with the Dermapen micro needling device, which was portrayed as painful and [...]

Micro Needling Acne Scars – Dermapen Microneedling Treatment

Micro Needling Acne Scars Micro Needling Acne Scars Treatment there are many treatments for acne scars, each with characteristic side effects. For most treatments, the principle treatment side effect is postinflamatory hyperpigmentation (Fabbrocini et al., 2010) which is most pronounced in darker skin types (Shah and Alexis, 2010). Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation may result [...]