Medik8 Dermaroller treatment (also known as Skin needling or Collagen induction Therapy) has revolutionised anti-aging treatments and delivers outstanding results with minimum trauma to the skin and a short recovery time. This treatment boosts collagen and elastin production, which is vital to healthy toned skin. Medik8 Dermaroller is effective on a wide variety of skin conditions. It can be used on the face and in the body, as a variety of needle sizes enable the therapist to choose the most appropriate one for the area being treated. Skin conditions that respond well to this treatment include:
- Fine lines and wrinkles (e.g. crows feet)
- Sun damaged skin
- Scars/ acne scarring
- Stretch marks
The Medik8 Dermaroller delivers a visible reduction on the appearance of these issues after the first treatment, although a course or treatments is recommended for best results. Skin appears firmer, smoother, brighter and healthier with more even skin tone.
Four Simple Steps
1Arrive: The clinic will give you innstructions on how to prepare for arrival at the treatment location inclusing instructions on cleansing and make-up.
Anaesthetise: Before the procedure commences a topical anaesthetic or local block will be applied to your skin to make it a virtually pain-free experience. It normally takes 45 minutes for the anaesthetic to numb the skin.
Application: The practitioner will then gently roll the Titanium Microneedle Roller or carefully press the Titanium Microneedle Stamp into the skin to puncture the outermost layers to create thousands of miniscule sub-cutaneous injuries. You will not feel any appreciable pain. The procedure usually lasts 20 minutes.
Depart: The clinic will give you post-treatment instructions.