METHODS OF SKIN REJUVENATION
4.8 MEDICAL NEEDLING/ MICRO NEEDLING
A) DERMAROLLER:COSMETIC ROLLER
It is done to make skin smoother and to reduce scars, this is less effective than Ultrapulse fractional laser skin rejuvenation. It is a miniature instrument with much smaller needles. Tiny needles create micro channels in the skin and so product penetrates deeper on the skin. On the skin, vitamin A and C and anti oxidants are applied before procedure. Under anaesthesia, hundreds of pin prick into the out layer of the skin. Collagen tones up and nourishing formulation dips down. After surgery, skin remains pink for 2-3 weeks. Thus, old collagen strands are broken up without destroying epidermis. One need 4- 6 sitting at gap of 4 to 6 weeks. Ultra-Plus®fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing is more effective than thin procedure. However person can additionally undergo this procedure to improve results of CO2 laser skin resurfacing.
B) Radio frequency (ablative) micro-needling skin tightening:
This is latest invasive cosmetic treatment technique to improve tightness of the skin, & scars on the skin. Multiple insulated needles are injected in the skin & through these needle, radio frequency energy is passed. There is short down time in this procedure. One needs to repeat this procedure 4 to 5 times for better results.