Derma Roller is a gentle treatment for rejuvenating skin. Though it has become popular recently but the technique of dermaroller has been in use since 1990s for promoting collagen production stimulating skin repair. It is also referred to as ‘micro- needling’ which more accurately gives a description of the procedure.

Dermaroller treatment is a clinically proven treatment that stimulates natural and safe skin regeneration and repair and gives a smooth, bright, healthy and young looking skin. It is a kind of natural skin regeneration and Scar repairing therapy.

Micro- needling or DermaRoller treatment works by creating thousands of tiny punctures in the dermis of the skin which stimulates skin to produce collagen, elastin and new skin cells.


Skin Concerns Treated through Derma Roller Treatment

  • Skin pigmentation
  • Acne scars
  • Scarring
  • Facial line and wrinkles
  • Stretch marks on body skin
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Rough skin
  • Enlarged pores
  • Hands

DermaRoller is easy to administer on any part of the bosy due to its size and manual application. Even the difficult to treat areas of the body like under eyes and hands are easy to treat with dermaroller treatment. It is also good for treating even larger areas like tummy and thighs having stretch marks.

Benefits of Derma Roller treatment

  • The dermaroller treatment helps in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, hyperpigmentation, scarring, sun damaged skin and stretch marks.
  • Treat the enlarged pores in skin formed due to ageing.
  • There is no downtime of the dermaroller treatment.
  • The treatment helps to naturally stimulate skin repair that helps in creating a thicker and healthy skin.
  • Acne scarring as well as chicken pox scars can also be improved.
  • It is suitable to treat all skin types and different body areas with ease.
  • It is more cost effective as compared to other treatment methods as larger body areas can be treated due without the use of expensive machinery.

Those who cannot undertake chemical skin peel treatment or laser treatment, Dermaroller treatment gives effective results.

Dermaroller Device

DermaRoller device has thousands of needles which is applied and moved in the skin. It creates thousands of punctures into the skin dermis. The body perceive these punctures as damage that helps in stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. The human body possess natural tendency of responding to an injury by starting a healing process. But this process heals up to the level to keep the skin healthy. The dermaroller treatment persistently triggers the process of healing by encouraging the body to continue the healing process until the desired results are achieved. By creating miniature opening sin the skin, the penetration of the topical skin products increase dramatically. This not only helps in increasing their effectiveness but also promotes the healing mechanism of skin that stimulates the production of natural skin factors important for healthy skin.

Titanium Dermaroller Treatment

Before initiating the dermaroller treatment a topical anaesthetic cream is applied to the treatment area. When the areas become considerably numb, the dermaroller device is moved quickly over the skin. The roller direction is quickly changed during the dermaroller treatment procedure in order to cover the maximum area. Specific concerns like scarring or wrinkles can be focused during the treatment. Instantly after the treatment, the skin will be red, slightly swollen and inflamed along with some bleeding in the puncture marks but this condition is normal. After the dermaroller treatment, a soothing cream combined with SPF is applied on the skin to sooth and calm the skin.

Care after Dermaroller treatment

  • Avoid exposure to sun
  • Continue the use of recommended post treatment cream including SPF
  • Cleanse your skin using tepid water and dry gently
  • Avoid make-up application for at least 12 hours
  • Avoid exposure to heat such as taking hot baths or saunas

Required follow-up treatments

Usually, 3 dermaroller treatments are recommended with a gap of 6 weeks. The number of treatments can vary according to the specific concerns and treatment areas.

Results

The results of the dermaroller treatment can take up to 6 weeks to show up because the skin’s natural repair system starts working underneath the skin taking almost 6 weeks for the new collagen and elastin to form. The new skin cells starts to form and blood supply to the skin increases improving the underlying skin conditions. Repeat treatments may be needed to obtain optimal results.

Acne Treatment with Dermaroller

Downtime

There is no downtime of the treatment. Instantly after the dermaroller treatment, skin may look red just like sun burn. This condition will return back to normal in 1-2 days.

Possible Side Effects

The skin may also feel warmer and tighter after the dermaroller treatment but this will recover in few hours. It’s highly recommended that you should wear SPF 50+ for protecting your skin following the treatment.

Cost

The cost of dermaroller treatment starts from £200 per treatment sessions. This can vary with the number of treatment sessions required to improve the skin condition. For more information you can check our price tab or can contact us directly.

Is dermaroller treatment applicable on any skin colour?

Yes it can be used for any skin colour as it does not involve any heat there is no possibility of skin pigmentation.

What are the possible side effects of dermaroller treatment?

The side effects of the treatment involve slight redness, skin tightness, mild swelling and light bleeding may also occur at some of the punctures but these are temporary conditions and subside in 1-2 days.

Does dermaroller treatment cause pain?

A topical anaesthetic cream is usually applied on the skin before starting the treatment. This numbs the skin making it an almost painless procedure.

Which areas can be treated with dermaroller treatment?

The treatment can be applied on the face, hands, neck and any other part of the body such as tummy.

How long the dermaroller treatment takes?

The treatment takes about 45 minutes – 1 hour to complete.

How many dermaroller treatments are required for my condition?

This depends on the skin problem that requires treatment. Usually, 3-5 treatments are given depending on the skin condition.

Can I wear the makeup after the treatment?

It is highly recommended not to wear the makeup for 24 hours and it is advisable to wear a very strong SPF.

How long the results of dermaroller treatment will lasts?

The results of dermaroller treatment are permanent as it repairs the skin and regenerate new cells and collagen. However, it cannot prevent the signs of ageing.