MicroNeedling – Healing damaged skin

Reasons to consider Microneedling

  • Any inflammatory reaction usually resolves the day after treatment.
  • There is a reduced incidence of keloid (over scaring) creation
  • Lightens sunspots
  • Scar repair from acne and burns. [1],[2],[3],[4],[5],[6]
  • Supports hair re-growth, especially if when added to drug therapy such as Rogaine / Minoxidil.[7],[8],[9]
  • Creates tighter, firmer, more radiant skin

Reduced Acne Scaring.

Hair re-growth. 40 year old man who was not satisfied with conventional treatment. Images below follow progress with addition of Microneedling at 1 month (a), 3 months (b), and 6 months (c).

References: Acne Scars

[1] https://www.dermatologytimes.com/view/microneedling-may-provide-alternative-lasers

[2] Gozali MV, Zhou B. Effective treatments of atrophic acne scars. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2015;8(5):33-40.

[3] El-Domyati M, Barakat M, Awad S, Medhat W, El-Fakahany H, Farag H. Microneedling Therapy for Atrophic Acne Scars: An Objective Evaluation. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2015;8(7):36-42.

[4] Chilicka K, Rusztowicz M, Szygu?a R, Nowicka D. Methods for the Improvement of Acne Scars Used in Dermatology and Cosmetology: A Review. J Clin Med. 2022;11(10):2744. Published 2022 May 12. doi:10.3390/jcm11102744

[5] Tirmizi SS, Iqbal T, Mansoor M, et al. Role of Microneedling in Atrophic Post-Acne Scars: An Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital. Cureus. 2021;13(1):e12578. Published 2021 Jan 8. doi:10.7759/cureus.12578

[6] Busch KH, Aliu A, Walezko N, Aust M. Medical Needling: Effect on Skin Erythema of Hypertrophic Burn Scars. Cureus. 2018;10(9):e3260. Published 2018 Sep 6. doi:10.7759/cureus.3260

References: Hair Loss

[7] Dhurat R, Mathapati S. Response to Microneedling Treatment in Men with Androgenetic Alopecia Who Failed to Respond to Conventional Therapy. Indian J Dermatol. 2015;60(3):260-263. doi:10.4103/0019-5154.156361

[8] Kumar MK, Inamadar AC, Palit A. A Randomized Controlled, Single-Observer Blinded Study to Determine the Efficacy of Topical Minoxidil plus Microneedling versus Topical Minoxidil Alone in the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2018;11(4):211-216. doi:10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_130_17

[9] Wall D, Meah N, Fagan N, York K, Sinclair R. Advances in hair growth. Fac Rev. 2022;11:1. Published 2022 Jan 12. doi:10.12703/r/11-1