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Microneedling Dermapen common questions and answers – faqs

Micro needling pores effectiveness and efficiency – Dermapen

Micro needling pores We have found micro needling pores to yield consistently gratifying results, especially when combined with individual deep peeling or deeper needling of any larger, more patulous pores. The procedure is quick and simple. First, larger, more pit-scar-like pores are treated by either inserting a superfine 33 gauge needle down [...]

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Why Is Collagen Important?

Collagen is a natural type of protein in the body, made up of amino acids, that forms the connective tissues that hold skin, bone, tendons, muscle and cartilage together. Collagen is important in the way our skin looks and feels because it is the main structural component providing firmness and shape. […]

2015-07-14T13:25:53+00:00 Dermapen Microneedling, FAQ's|

Micro-needle Trans-dermal Delivery

The delivery of biological and non-biological materials through the dermal barrier with the assistance or a microneedle device, known as microneedle transdermal delivery, is perhaps the most exciting emerging and potentially powerful uses of the Dermapen device. The creation of minute transient punctures in the dermal barrier will obviously facilitate the penetration of topically-applied materials. [...]

Micro-Needling vs Dermal Rolling

The dermal roller is the precursor to Dermapen — a simple mechanical tool with a rolling drum on a handle, festooned with thin surgical steel needles of a specific length and rolled across the skin to create numerous perforations as it is moved. Needle length may vary between rollers but stay generally within the neighborhood [...]

2015-07-14T13:27:52+00:00 Dermapen Microneedling, FAQ's|

Treatment of Photoaging with Dermapen®

Microdermabrasion, or abrasive removal of epidermal tissue for therapeutic ends, has numerous applications and has long been a less aggressive alternative to indications treatable by laser- or other energy-based therapies.[Karimipour 2010] In terms of the microneedle realm, microneedle dermabrasion (also known as percutaneous collagen induction, or PCI) could be simply defined as causing thousands of [...]

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Micro Needling for Striae Distensae (stretch marks)

Striae distensae, also known as stretch marks, is a common skin condition whose origin is not completely understood. [Elsaie 2009] The condition can be seen as akin to mild atrophic scarring with associated discoloration and “thinning” of the skin. Patients’ desire for treatment far outweighs the likelihood of associated medical problems so it is an [...]

Fractional Dermabrasion Versus Fractional Laser Therapy

Most aesthetic medical devices operate on the principle that controlled wounding of skin and underlying tissue will cause a healing response, stimulating neocollagenesis and the creation of healthier-looking skin. Fractional laser therapy is the controlled creation of patterns of microscopic wounds in the skin via laser, each surrounded by islands of healthy tissue from which [...]

Micro needling and melasma

Melasma is a common skin pigment disorder of women between the ages of 20 and 50. Causes of melasma include sun, ultraviolet exposure, pregnancy, oral contraceptives, and certain drugs. […]

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Micro needling on the lips

The lip may be treated with the Dermapen set at 0.25 mm depth. The area adjacent to the lips may be treated with a Dermapen set to a depth of 0.5 to 1.5 mm. It is advised that a downward motion is used on the upper lip and an upward direction is used on the [...]

2015-07-14T13:27:53+00:00 Dermapen Microneedling, FAQ's|