Dermapen is basically a fractional electronic device used during microneedling to lift, tighten and rejuvenate the skin. It can noticeably reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne, scars, pigmentation, and stretch marks. The Dermapen device contains sterile, sealed, disposable needles that penetrate the skin and deliver almost 1300 micro-punctures per second. As a result, micro-channels are created which stimulate collagen production and the skin’s natural ability to heal.
Table of Contents
- 1 How Does Dermapen Microneedling Work?
- 2 Dermapen Microneedling Treatments
- 3 Dermapen Aftercare
- 4 Benefits of Dermapen Microneedling
- 5 Side effects of Dermapen
- 6 Recovery
- 7 Dermapen Microneedling FAQs
- 8 Get a Consultation
How Does Dermapen Microneedling Work?
Dermapen microneedling is a skin resurfacing treatment used to correct various skin conditions. During the procedure, the dermapen device is moved over the skin, creating micro-punctures into the skin, stimulating collagen and elastin production. As the needles on the dermapen only prick the dermis and epidermis, you will not experience severe pain. However, for people with high sensitivity, a numbing cream is applied to the targeted area that reduces discomfort. Also, Dermapen is considered medically safer due to its highly controlled nature.
Dermapen Microneedling Treatments
Dermapen microneedling can be combined with two other procedures for enhanced results. These procedures include PRP and Mesotherapy.
Dermapen Microneedling with Mesotherapy
Dermapen microneedling with mesotherapy is also known as Dermapen Mesofacial. It involves creating tiny punctures into the skin with dermapen, into which mesotherapy cocktail is infused. This cocktail contains antioxidants that easily penetrate the skin through these tiny punctures created by microneedling. Dermapen mesofacial treats pigmentation effectively, hydrates the skin, and promotes skin tightening. On the other hand, the micro-punctures also replace the lost collagen and elastin, giving an instant tightening effect.
Dermapen Microneedling with PRP
Dermapen micro-needling, when combined with PRP therapy, produces extraordinary outcomes. The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a serum obtained from your own blood rich in growth factors. It can address skin concerns, including fine lines and wrinkles, surgical scars, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, sun-damaged skin, and pores.
In this technique, a topical anesthetic cream is applied to the skin. After that, PRP is prepared and applied to the skin as topical serum or injected as per the patient’s preference. The dermapen device is then moved gently over the skin, creating controlled punctures that stimulate healing and collagen production.
- Keep your skin hydrated after the procedure to facilitate healing.
- Avoid makeup for two to three days after the treatment.
- Excess sun exposure is harmful to you; therefore, use sunscreen when going out.
- Refrain from excessive cardio work, chemical peels, dermal fillers, and cosmetic tattooing.
Benefits of Dermapen Microneedling
Some major benefits of Dermapen microneedling are listed below:
- It improves the quality of your skin drastically.
- You experience minimal discomfort with no downtime virtually.
- It is a suitable technique for all skin types and tones.
- The results are natural-looking and long-lasting.
- With Dermapen microneedling, you can easily target the hard-to-reach areas such as under the eyes, sides of the nose, and across the upper lip.
Side effects of Dermapen
There are some temporary side effects of Dermapen skin treatment that include the following:
- Skin flaking
Downtime and recovery depend on the size of micro-needles used during the procedure. Generally, it is uneventful. Many patients return to their daily routine soon after getting the treatment. Redness and swelling can last up to one day, whereas mild skin peeling can take two days to subside.
Dermapen Microneedling FAQs
Is dermapen microneedling safe?
Yes, dermapen microneedling is a safe procedure if performed by a certified practitioner. The needles of the dermapen device are sterile and used only once.
Does dermapen microneedling hurt?
The treatment is minimally invasive, so you do not feel severe pain. However, you will experience some discomfort that can be minimized by topical anesthetic cream.
How long does the procedure take?
Dermapen microneedling can take around 45 minutes to complete.
How often should you dermapen?
Generally, you can get dermapen microneedling once a month or every 4 to 6 weeks.
Get a Consultation
Dermapen microneedling is an effective treatment that treats numerous skin conditions. If you are interested in getting Dermapen Skin Rejuvenation in Dubai, get in touch with our experts at Euromed Clinic Center. They will guide you and help you throughout the procedure. So, please schedule an appointment by giving us a call or visiting our clinic. You can also fill out the online form below, and our staff representatives will guide you further.
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