What are the differences between Microneedling and Laser Treatments?

The difference between Microneedling and Laser treatments is as follows: -
  • Laser treatments cannot be done on skin of colour, while skin is tanned, while wearing false tan or if the skin is going to be exposed to the sun (hypersensitivity to the sun). Microneedling is safe on all skin types.
  • Laser treatments burn the epidermus, therefore they cause thinning of the skin; which makes it more susceptible to lines & wrinkles. Microneedling thickens the outer layer of skin.

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How soon will my customer notice a difference?

How soon will my customer notice a difference?
You will see an immediate difference in the skin. Once the erethymea subsides there will be a lovely healthy glow from the skin. There will be an immediate tightening and plumping of the skin, however, this will be most noticeable from around 2 weeks after the treatment.

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Are there any Contraindications to Microneedling?

Yes there are. A full list of contraindications is provided in training. Some of which include: -
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • HIV/ AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Keloid Scaring
  • Current Cancer treatment
  • Scleroderma

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What can be treated with the Dermica Pen?

The following imperfections can be treated with the Dermica Pen
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Open Pores
  • Aging and Sagging Skin
  • Sun Damage & Pigmentation
  • Small Pockets of Cellulite
  • Stretch Marks
  • Acne & Chicken Pox Scarring
  • Suitable for Face, Neck, Decolletage & Body

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Advantages of Microneedling as a treatment?

The advantages of Microneedling include the following: -
  • Visual and noticeable improvement in a few days from the first treatment
  • Cost effective – there’s no expensive investment needed unlike equipments such as laser.
  • Short healing time (1/2 ~ 1 day) - No permanent damage or injury
  • No bruising, infection, discolouration or other complications
  • Extremely high absorption of any active ingredients
  • Almost all skin types can be treated
  • Thickens the dermis without damaging or removing epidermis

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How does Microneedling work?

Microneedling is also referred to as Skin Needling, Collagen Induction Therapy and Micro-Needle Therapy. Micro-Needling is the ultimate non-surgical and non-ablative treatment
As the very fine microneedles puncture the skin, they trigger the body's healing response. This “minor trauma” that is caused in the lower levels of the dermis stimulates the body to start naturally producing protiens and collagen. Microneedling leads to increased production of Elastin, Collagen and Improved Circulation in the area. Through the process of neovascularization and neocollagenesis, there is improvement in skin texture and firmness, as well as reduction in scars, pore size, and stretch marks.

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