The microneedling device is primarily for the following indications
1. Mild to moderate acne scars
2. Facial rejuventation – with or without the vampire lift (Platelet rich plasma)
3. Hair growth
The dermaroller technique involves the use of fine needles on a roller (the dermaoller device) being used to induce collagen remodeling / stimulation for the skin. Further of late the device has been successfully used to stimulate hair growth on the scalp as well, in the form of an add on treatment to normal medical therapy.
What to expect – You would be required to sign a consent form prior to the procedure. Prior to the procedure topical anesthesia (numbing cream) will be applied, followed by the procedure. Post the procedure one can expect reness and mild swelling. The swelling typically settles in a day although the redness may persist for up to 2 days.