Skin needling refers to a minimally invasive procedure that involves puncturing of the skin with small needles present on a cylindrical roller or a pen-like device to induce growth of fresh collagen.
The needle penetration can be adjusted according to the area being treated, resulting in tiny puncture wounds that produce the following affects:
Although skin needling is most commonly used for facial treatment, it can also be used on the hands, back and chest.
You may need a few treatments and the results of the skin needling may take a few months to become evident, depending on the desired effects and severity of the skin condition. The production of the new collagen may continue for up to a year after the procedure.
This technique helps in the management of several skin conditions such as:
The basic steps involved in the skin needling are as follows:
Risks and complications
Skin needling is a safe procedure. All efforts are made by your doctor and his team to minimise any risk or complications associated with the procedure.
The possible risks associated with skin needling include:
American Academy of
Cosmetic Surgery Hospital,
Building 73, 26th Street,
Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, UAE
Tel: (971) 52 655 7933