I just heard I should not Derma Roll at home with 1.5 needle more than once per month. However , I can not find consistent information regarding the use of Retin A after Derma rolling. Can I apply it directly after?
Can Retin A be 0.05% be used the same week as Dermarolling with 1.5 Needle?
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Combining Retin-A with micro-needling
Retin A and Dermarolling
Hi Anna. Retin A and dermal rollers are performing different functions for the skin. Retin A is exfoliating the skin (removing dead cells from the surface) and the dermaroller is just unnecessarily traumatizing your skin (we are not fans at all). With that said, you should be able to do both at once.
We have recently seen dermarollers explode in popularity, but we are concerned because, although they are cheap, we do not see any benefit. For some patients, we feel it is actually making their patients skin worse.