Last updated on May 16th, 2022
Last updated on September 17th, 2019 One of the challenges for patients and doctors alike is dealing with treatment modalities, methods by which one may attack a medical problem. What works and what doesn’t, what is good for one thing but not great for another, is the issue at hand.
Last updated on May 16th, 2022 Requiring only topical anesthetic, fractional micro-needle therapy with Dermapen® (Derma Pen LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah) is FDA registered and provides a safe, viable and repeatable alternative to energy-based modalities that may also be more cost-effective.
Last updated on September 17th, 2019 Burn scars can be devastating to quality of life, not only due to appearance deficits but effects on mobility of the affected area and increased sensitivity as well. Various surgical interventions as well as dermatologic therapies such as laser resurfacing, fractional laser, radiofrequency energy, […]
Last updated on September 17th, 2019 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 […]
Last updated on September 17th, 2019 Hypertrophic scars are raised, red and hard. They have a preponderance of type III collagen oriented parallel to the epidermal surface.
Last updated on September 17th, 2019
Last updated on September 17th, 2019 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 […]