Micro needling is a simple way of improving skin texture. This elementary procedure can be complex to understand because of the play of words used to market this procedure.
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remodelling using needles. In the context of #microneedling
- it is vertical delivery of needles to the epidermal and #dermis
of the skin that stimulates collagen and elastin. Cytokine release from the upper layers of the skin and stimulation of #collagenproduction
via fibroblast account for the improvement in #skintexture
💉 Micro needling can also reduce mild and early #acnescars
including very shallow box car scars and mixed rolling and tethered scars. Studies have shown microneedling can improve #skinpigmentation
- however only in combination with medical treatments. If used as a standalone treatment, microneedling usually leads to worsening of melasma, as it can convert epidermal melasma to dermal melasma.
☂️ Skin needling can be an umbrella term to describe #dermaroller
, Dermastamping as well as microneedling. In the past decade RF or radio frequency energy has been added to this treatment.
can be non-insulated such as #secretRf
or insulated devices such as Intracel, #infiniRF
, ProfoundRF and many other devices. In general insulated RF is more powerful however the end result is not solely based upon power. The settings and depth of #skinneedling
plays a crucial role in the outcomes.
📚 Micro needling can also be combined with #prp #growthfactormicroneedling #HAmicroneedling
and many others. The science of these treatments are complex and controversial.
📣Tag a friend if you find this useful. As always a tag for a RELEVANT & SENSIBLE question. #aesthetics #dermatology #skincare #beauty #facia #antiaging #skintightening #vampirefacial