Dermapen

 

Dermapen (Fractional Microneedling):
  • The DermaPen or Fractional Microneedling, originally known as percutaneous collagen induction (PCI), is now a well-documented treatment option in atrophic acne scars, stretch marks and for skin rejuvenation
  • Recently, it takes the idea of controlled needling of the skin in an automatic device that is able to produce over 1300 micro holes in the skin per second.
  • At the top of Dermapen there is a tip of 12 microneedles that is exchangeable.
  • Some bleeding is evident, which is what you’d expect.
  • Dermapen technique increases the effectiveness of treatments by increasing the absorption of products through the created microchannels in the epidermis.
  • Dermapen’s
  1. multi-speed,
  2. the automatic vibration function and
  3. adjustable needle depths allow the needles to pierce the skin’s layers in and out in a vertical manner (90 degrees), this movement eliminating the pain, epidermal tearing and the longer down time associated with Dermarollers or Fractional Laser (Fraxel). Because of vertical delivery of Dermapen, needles easily penetrate scar tissue without risk of bending
Indications:
  • Fine wrinkles, skin tightening, stretch marks.
  • Acne and acne scars, atrophic and hypertrophic scars, minimize pore size, commedons and milia.
  • Pigmentary disorders (Melasma, Freckles).
  • Vitiligo.
  • Hair disorders ex., Androgenitic Alopecia.
  • It helps with Acne Rosacea.
  • Tattoo removal, new as well as old stubborn tattoos of all colors.
Mechanism:
  • Increased the local blood circulation.
  • Stimulate Mild inflammatory reaction.
  • In case of scar and fibrotic tissue break and fragment the fibrosis.
  • Increase in absorption of topical agents (up to 200 times more substances can be delivered through the stratum corneum).

Side effects experienced with Dermapen will usually subside within (48) hours. They include pinpoint bleeding, erythema, stinging, itching, tightness of the skin

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