Yes indeed, kick off 2023 with a Dermapen treatment.
Not only has microneedling become a firm favourite for those looking to smooth their complexions, but it has many other dermatological applications. Among the latter are: pigmentary issues such as dyschromia and melasma, acne scars, surgical scars and stretch marks.
Considered a non-invasive procedure, microneedling has very few side effects. Most patients will experience some redness, swelling and skin flaking. However, symptoms typically resolve one to two days after treatment.
An ideal option
The treatment’s absence of heat and relative speed make it an ideal option for treating skin imperfections across large areas of the face and body. Due to diminished blood supply on certain areas of the body, microneedling comes to the rescue. Reason being, that it doesn’t require prolonged healing.
Wrinkles around the mouth
According to dermatologists, perioral rhytides (wrinkles around the mouth) are notoriously difficult to treat. That’s because of their prominent and sensitive location. But once again, Dermapen microneedling is the treatment of choice for many dermatologists.
microneedling sessions are recommended at two-week to monthly intervals until you
get the desired clinical result. To treat acne and surgical scars, 3 to 5
treatments at 2- to 4-week intervals typically produce improvements from 50% to
70%. And the good news is, it can be used on all skin colours.
By and large, the frequency of microneedling depends on the severity of the treated area. With each treatment you see fewer scars or wrinkles.
always differ from person to person. But generally, people see an improvement
after the third treatment. This is ascribed to the lag time for collagen production
After you’ve achieved the desired result, we recommend a maintenance microneedling session once a year. But importantly, always be religious about applying good sun protection daily to maintain results.
though is not to use skin products with active ingredients for the first number
of days post-treatment.
short, microneedling is a game-changer for many people. The cost is relatively
low, it’s less aggressive and has good cosmetic outcomes. So kick off 2023 with
a Dermapen treatment.