Dermal Roller Collagen Induction Therapy
For those in search of smoother, brighter, healthier and younger-looking skin, we recommend Dermal Roller Collagen Induction Therapy.
With minimal down time and costing a fraction of other resurfacing procedures, it is one of the most popular advanced procedures. This treatment provides advanced micro-medical skin-needling, a procedure that stimulates the skin to regenerate and repair itself naturally and safely by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin cells.
It can be used on any part of the body and any skin types to significantly improve the appearance of:
• Acne scars
• Facial, décolleté lines or wrinkles
• Skin tightening and pore reduction
• Stretch marks
• Aged and sun damaged skin
• Hands rejuvenation
How does the Dermal Roller treatment work?
Skin Needling with a dermaroller produces hundreds of tiny dermal injuries, each one triggering the normal healing response within the skin. Successive treatments build new collagen progressively, filling in depressed scars and deep lines.
What can I expect from the Dermal Roller treatment?
The needle length and needle diameter are important to determine the best combination for treating scars and rejuvenating the skin. We advise to use dermaroller in conjunction with Obagi Tretinoin to enhance product penetration and stimulate dermal renewal.
Creating dermal damage without removing the healthy epidermis, as with other resurfacing techniques, means that healing time is rapid and does not cause comparable pain. Results are quick and will last.
What will happen in my treatment?
Following the application of a topical anaesthetic to numb the skin, treatment with dermaroller normally takes around 20-30 minutes. The skin in the treated area turns a pinkish/red colour immediately after treatment which can last for an average of 12 to 24 hours. Within hours your skin will begin to regenerate and start to repair.
During micro-needling procedure we simply utilise the body self-healing mechanisms. The roller is moved across the treatment area and creates a great deal of the little nicks, which then become the focal point for the body to produce its own collagen.
The intrusion of tiny surgical needles is sensed by skin nerve receptors as an injury stimulus. The needles are very fine and thin so no post-op pain or side-effects have been reported, and patient can return to work the day after the treatment wearing light make-up.
How many treatments will I need?
All patients will require multiple treatments to achieve satisfactory results, usually three to six treatments. In our experience, results vary between patients with some patients achieving 90%+ improvement in scarring and wrinkles, others, less than 50%. All patients however, achieve some improvement and there is a high level of patient satisfaction.