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What is Skin Needling and is it for me?

by Nicole Schaerer on February 28, 2018

What is Skin Needling and is it for me?

Over time, the skin develops fine lines, wrinkles and scars on the face and body as part of the natural skin ageing process and various environmental and lifestyle factors. There are lots of skin treatments available to address these concerns.

Skin Needling also referred to at times as Dermal Rolling, is one of the most effective dermal therapies for optimising skin regeneration. It’s a minimally invasive treatment designed to improve the appearance of acne scarring, stretch marks, fine lines, pigmentation, enlarged pores, and blackheads, to deliver overall skin rejuvenation.

How does Skin Needling work?

Skin Needling uses micro needles on a medical grade roller or pen that is moved over the skin to create tiny, evenly-spaced punctures on the skin. These micro-punctures go through the skin with minimal damage to the upper epidermal layer, but creates a microscopic, generally painless injury to the deeper dermal layer. The minor injury and bleeding triggers a “wound-healing” response in the skin. This results in increased collagen and elastin production.

Is Skin Needling right for me?

Each person’s skin is different. That’s why we recommend having a consultation before treatment to determine suitability. Our highly trained therapist will tailor a treatment plan to help you achieve glowing skin.

Skin Needling can help:

  • Reduce fine lines and wrinkles
  • Smooth uneven skin tone and pigment
  • Reduce the appearance of scar tissue and stretch marks; and
  • Increase the skin’s natural production of collagen

 

How long does the Skin Needling treatment take?

Treatment time can range between 30-60 minutes.

What is the recovery time for Skin Needling?

There is minimal down time following Skin Needling treatment. You may experience some redness for a short time after treatment.

You should avoid swimming or strenuous exercises at least for the next 24-48 hours. In addition, you should also avoid using active/exfoliating skincare products for the next 5-7 days after the treatment.

How often should I get Skin Needling treatments?

Each person will vary slightly. Your Laser Clinics Australia therapist will recommend a tailored treatment plan for you during your complimentary consultation.

At Laser Clinics Australia, we understand that every individual has unique skin concerns and goals. That’s why our Skin Needling treatment is suitable for all areas of the body, including the face, neck, back, breasts, decolletage, hips, stomach and hands. We will discuss the preparation and after-care procedures to achieve optimal results.

Book a consultation today for a treatment plan tailored to you.