Micro needling is a procedure where very fine needles pierce the outermost layer of the skin, creating transient channels (pores )in the skin. This minute injury to the skin stimulates the repair • • mechanisms of the skin resulting in minimizing skin imperfections such as acne scars, surgical scars, fine lines and wrinkles and stretch marks. In addition to improving.skin texture, firmness and ▪ hydration, microscopic analysis has shown that micro needling increases collagen production up to 400%. It leads to reorganization of old collagen fibers and lays down new collagen, elastin and capillaries. Micro needling can be used on different parts of the body for everything from under-eye bags, skin rejuvenation, stretch marks on the stomach and scarring from heat to toe.
Micro needling also increases product absorption when applied in conjunction with the procedure With rare exception protein based compounds do not permeate across the skin. With micro needling creating thousands of tiny pores, compounds containing hyalurohic add or platelets rich plasma (PRP) now haw entry into the derrnis, further enhancing the effects of micro needling. The Dermatology Review report that micro needling is proven to increase chemical absorption up to 1000 times. . Downtime is minimal. The needle induced pores usually close in 1E hours after the procedure. The erytherma lasts 1-2 days. Best results are achieved with 3 treatments, spaced 1 month apart.