Medical Derma roller is a treatment was by a device with small micro-needles is passed over the skin penetrating deep into the dermis.
The body will regenerate and repair the skin, new collagen is formed and new skin cells are generated; this continues over the following months. It, however, takes 6 weeks before visible signs of this regeneration are noticed. You may need up to 4 treatment s 6 weeks between them.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The nurse uses a Genuine Derma roller™ which comes in different sizes approximately 0.1mm in width. The column will close rapidly enabling the skin to recover quickly – often on the same day. A topical anaesthetic is used to numb the skin as this helps make the procedure comfortable; it will normally take up to 30 minutes for the anaesthetic to work and 20 minutes for the Genuine Derma roller™ Therapy procedure.
Immediately after your Therapy, you will look as though you have moderate sunburn and your skin may feel warm and tight. This will start to subside after a couple of hours and will normally recover the same day. An antibacterial cream will be used following treatment to help soothe and calm the skin if wanted a little mineral make up. Home treatment would be to use a moisturiser and high factor SPF sunscreen.
WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?
The treatment can be used to repair scarring, stretch miles, fine lines and wrinkles, pockmarks caused by acne, help pigmentation, it Improves the skin texture and can reduce large pores.