Dermapen skin needling is a treatment that stimulates your bodies own natural healing ability to remodel collagen to reduce the appearance of acne scars.
What Is Involved In Reducing Acne Scars With Needling?
Skin needling is performed with a specialised dermapen to penetrate through the surface layers of skin and stimulate the collagen remodelling in the deeper dermal layers. It is a little like a tattoo gun however with topical anaesthetic and the precise nature of the dermapen the procedure is well tolerated.
Dermapen vs Dermal Rollers
Skin needling was first introduced using dermal rollers when it was observed that needling of scar tissue reduced the scar to give a healthier skin surface. Skin needling with dermal rollers revolutionised acne scar treatment however it was painful and created skin surface tearing.
The new dermapen gives a precise depth of penetration without excessive skin damage providing superior results for acne scar treatment and is considerably more comfortable than the older dermal rollers.
Who Has Skin Needling For Acne Scars?
A series of 6 treatments is recommended. Treatments are performed by our Doctors.
Is Dermapen Skin Needling Right For You?
Dr Csilla Novak is available for consultation on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The cost of the consultation is $70 – $100 which is partially claimable on Medicare and can be deducted from treatments if you proceed that day.
Dr Csilla has many years experience in treating acne scars with peels, laser, PRP and skin needling.
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