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Microneedling Dermapen common questions and answers – faqs

Micro Needling How Often ?

Micro Needling How Often ? Microneedling produces "fractional" microinjuries to the epidermis and dermis.  The healing, inflammation and collagenesis processes must take place for the benefits of microneedling to become evident.  Collagenesis peaks at 14 days after treatment.  Thus, a period of 14 – 30 days should elapse before a repeated microneedling treatment […]

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Can the Dermapen help anti-ageing?

Micro Needling Treatments with the Dermapen can lift, tighten, revitalize and rejuvenate your skin. We recommend a "Dermapen Micro Needling Series" of 4-6 treatments for the best results, usually spaced out at 3-4 week intervals (your esthetician will decide the best interval period for you), for best success. Have a Question about Dermapen Micro Needling [...]

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What are the contraindications of skin needling treatments?

CONTRAINDICATIONS History of allergies – Aggressive needling of the abdomen or thigh areas may trigger an allergic reaction, due to the upregulation of histamine production leading to hives (urticaria) that may itch for days. Immunosuppression – Do not needle immunosuppressed patients (whether due to disease condition, medication, or other source) due to heightened risk of [...]

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What are the indications for having a Dermapen treatment?

Skin needling is especially effective for aging concerns such as wrinkles, lines, folds and crows feet. Because collagen is produced, scars and stretch marks can also improve from treatments especially indented acne scars or chicken pox scars. Pigmentation issues can be helped including hyperpigmentation as well as Hypo-pigmentation, although pre treatment assessment and preparation here [...]

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Is the Dermapen safe?

Skin needling does not involve injections and therefore allergic reactions and side-effects are unlikely to occur. It is minimally invasive, involves minimal downtime (circa 24hrs), rapid healing and requires simple after-care.

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