Stratum Dermatology Clinics are able to offer microneedling treatment through the use of the SkinPen. Microneedling is the use of tiny needles to penetrate through the skin to induce a wound healing reaction. This results in hundreds of microchannels created in the skin which increases the delivery of the specialist product and stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin fibres. This increased production of natural fibres within the skin means the treatment works very well at treating scars such as for treating acne scarring, stretch marks as well as fine lines and wrinkles, and smoother, firmer, more toned skin.
SkinPen has revolutionised micro skin needling, making it easier, safer and less painful to get maximum results by using skin precision. It produces significantly more microchannels with one pass (98,000 channels per minute).
Microneedling is mostly used on the face and may treat various scars, wrinkles, and large pores, but also could be used on the neck, decollete, and scalp. A series of treatments is usually recommended 4-6 weeks apart, although 1-2 sessions works well as a general skin refreshment. It is suitable for all skin types.
This treatment is led by our team of highly qualified dermatology specialist nurses and physicians assistant with many years of cumulative experience in providing treatment to skin patients.
WHAT DOES MICRONEEDLING TREATMENT DO?
Microneedling is mostly used on the face and may treat various scars, wrinkles, and large pores, but also could be used on the neck, décolleté, and scalp.
Increased production of natural fibres within the skin means the treatment works very well at treating scars such as post acne scarring, stretch marks as well as fine lines and wrinkles, and smoother, firmer, more toned skin.
A series of microneedling treatments is usually recommended 4-6 weeks apart, although 1-2 sessions works well as a general skin refreshment. It is suitable for all skin types. This treatment is led by our team of highly qualified dermatology specialist nurses and physician’s assistant with many years of cumulative experience in providing treatment to skin patients.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
After the procedure, the skin will be red and flushed, similar in appearance to moderate sunburn. There will also be some skin tightness and mild sensitivity. This will diminish greatly after a few hours and usually within the next 48 hours your skin will be completely healed. After 5 days there is barely any evidence that the procedure has taken place.
Visible signs of rejuvenation are seen after just 6-8 weeks following procedure and continue for up to a year. A course of 3 to 5 sessions at 6-8 week intervals is usually recommended to achieve optimum results; however most will notice skin improvement after just 1 session
No, microneedling is minimally invasive and there is no downtime following treatment. You may experience minor redness and irritation for a few days after the procedure.
Microneedling is commonly used to treat
- acne scars
- age spots
- fine lines and wrinkles
- large pores
- reduced skin elasticity
- uneven skin tone
- Pain free (due to topical anaesthetic use pre treatment) treatment with little downtime
- Increased collagen production, for natural skin rejuvenation
- Effectively repairs scars. Acne scars, pock marks and stretch marks are eliminated. Instant results, that actually improve over time
- Reduces discolouration
- Renews tired looking skin. Lines and wrinkles are reduced
- Instant results, that actually improve over time
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WHY CHOOSE MICROneedling TREATMENT FROM STRATUM DERMATOLOGY CLINICS?
Stratum Clinics are part of The Dermatology Partnership, a national network of state-of-the-art dermatology facilities. As trusted experts in dermatology, the ethos is simple, to offer care under the direct supervision of fully accredited specialists and to provide cutting edge dermatological treatment.
We work with leading experts in the field of dermatology to ensure you have the best experience and treatment. Stratum Dermatology Clinics are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, are part of the British Association of Dermatologists and are top rated by patients on Doctify, so you can be assured of safe and effective acne treatment with us. Both Stratum Dermatology Clinics and the consultants who work here are recognised by the main healthcare insurance providers.
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