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Microneedling for Scars

Microneedling for Scars

It is possible to treat a variety of different scar types through microneedling. Most commonly, microneedling is used to treat acne scars, but, it also works well for other atrophic scars and hypertrophic scars. What Are Scars? A scar is an area of fibrous tissue which forms after an injury and replaces what was previously healthy tissue. Scars can range in appearance from pitted to raised, and everything in between. Can Microneedling...

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Microneedling for Stretch Marks

Microneedling for Stretch Marks

It's possible to treat both the colour and texture of stretch marks (striae distensae) by using a microneedling device.  What Are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are caused by the tearing of the dermis layer of your skin. They'll be most noticeable immediately after forming and often be a deep red or purple colour, before fading away to white over time. Once they have faded you'll be left with a type of scar tissue, made...

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Microneedling for Younger Looking Skin

Microneedling for Younger Looking Skin

Microneedling through the use of a derma roller or other microneedling device helps to create a more youthful appearance. It does this by inducing collagen and elastin production, and this results in firmer, smoother and more elastic skin. Skin which has these attributes is, in essence, more youthful. Is This Backed Up by Science? Yes, a number of research papers have been done on microneedling for younger-looking skin. For instance,...

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What Is Microneedling?

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling (also often referred to as dermarolling) is a form of collagen induction therapy, in which the skin is deliberately punctured with many tiny needles to encourage a healing response from the human body. It's often used as a method of producing smoother and firmer skin, however, it can also be used to treat more serious issues such as scarring and stretch marks. How Exactly Does Microneedling Help My Skin? When your skin...

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