How do you feel about micro needling rollers. I have been told they help to form collogeon. My main question is do you think they can wear down any fillers a person might have. Don't want to keep using the Derma Roller treatment if it's just a scam:(
Dermaroller/Microneedling on the skin?
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Does micro-needling really work?
There are many good scientific studies showing that medical micro-needling really works. However, I am not a fan of rollers as they create a more erratic pattern of "tears" through the skin rather than the clean, more evenly distributed punctures seen with the motorized micro-needling machines. Micro-needling has been proven to stimulate the epidermis and dermis to release growth factors and cytokines that promote scarless healing and deposition of normal collagen. In a recent study, medical micro-needling increased epidermal thickness by 140%. The collagen bundles in the skin were increased and thickened as well.
Micro-needling also creates micro-channels in the skin which enhance penetration of topical serums and medications, dramatically increasing their effectiveness. Up to 80% of product can penetrate the skin compared to 7 to 10% with normal topical application.
In my office, we combine motorized micro-needling using the RejuvaStamp micro-needling machine with a growth factor serum made from human stem cells and we have been getting excellent results for facial skin rejuvenation. I often combine this treatment with filler injections as I believe they complement each other very nicely due to the different depths of penetration.
Microneedling Works And Can Be Combined Safely With Other Treatments
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