Microneedling is well tolerated, but redness may be seen after treatment, lasting for 2-3 days. Photoprotection (sun cream) for a week is advised as a routine and local antibiotic creams may be prescribed by a doctor if complication arises. The users can go back to work the very next day. As the microholes close short after the procedure, post-procedure infections do not occur regularly. The procedure is well tolerated by the users, it is cost-effective, can be done on all skin types and on areas not suitable for peeling or laser resurfacing, such as near eyes.
Microneedling with 540 derma roller can be combined with other acne scar aids like âsubcision, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and fractional resurfacingâ, thus maximizing the benefits to the patients.
ROLLER FOR ACNE SCARS THE PROCEDURE
Microneedling is a simple office-based procedure. After preparation of the area with a thourough wash, the area to be treated should be previously numbed with topical anesthesia for 45 minutes to one hour. Rolling is done 15-20 times in horizontal, vertical, and oblique directions on the different areas of the face beeing very careful on not to repeat the same areas on the same session.
Petechiae or pin-point bleeding which occurs should be easily controlled by wiping it off with a rubbing gauze. (If you cannot control it you should immediately seek medical attention). After the session, the area should be wetted with sterile saline serum pads, cold pads and desinfection. The entire procedure should lasts for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the extent of the area to be treated. A minimum of six weeks is recommended between two treatments as it takes that long for new natural collagen to form. Three to four treatments may be needed for moderate acne scars
Contraindications of Derma Roller System Therapy:
Using a derma roller is not recommended for those with the following skin or general health conditions:
-Those with active infections
-Chronic skin disorders
- Blood clotting problems
- Poor healing
- Skin malignancies
- Active acne
- Severe solar keratosis
- Raised moles or warts
Indications for the different microneedle lengths
The 2.0mm-size needles can remove small injury scars, wrinkles around the eyes and acne scars.
The 1.00mm/1.5mm-size needles can remove wrinkles, skin pigmentations and help smooth acne scars. Pregnancy lines, thick wrinkles, large pores, cellulite treatment, face firming, face & body lifting.The 0.5mm-size needles can help build beautiful smooth & healthy skin, and prevent hair loss. Skin whitening, improve skin pigmentation, improve wrinkle (eye area), improve alopecia, collagen induction, drug delivery.
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