Acne is a increasingly common skin condition that affects around 8 in 10 people between the ages of 11 and 30. In some cases, acne can lead to permanent scarring of the skin. This naturally leads to many people suffering from low self-esteem.
Thankfully, there are several treatments that can quickly and successfully reduce the appearance of acne scars. Laser resurfacing, chemical peels and microdermabrasion are already some of the well-established treatments that that can effectively treat acne scarring. So why are doctors becoming increasingly excited about the role of Dermaroller therapy for acne scarring?
Dermaroller therapy works by puncturing the skin with tiny micro medical needles. The small perforations stimulate the skin to regenerate and create new tissue that fills the scar. The body does all the work itself when it comes to reducing the signs of scarring, making it a powerful and natural treatment. It’s also effective: in clinical studies 86% of patients with grade 1-3 scars had marked improvements after undergoing the treatment.
While some clients might be put off by dermaroller therapy as it sounds painful, it’s actually a fairly pleasant experience. A topical anaesthetic is applied to the area being treated, meaning that the tiny micro medical needles that pierce through the outermost layer of skin are rarely felt.
The side-effects of the treatment are also minimal. While immediately after treatment the skin will feel a little sensitive, tight and red this will subside within a few hours. Within two days the skin will have healed itself and you will begin to see how the treatment has diminished the signs of acne scarring.
At Skyn Doctor, we use the award winning Genuine Dermaroller to carry out microneedling of the skin. All treatments are carried out by our highly trained doctors and all clients benefit from a comprehensive aftercare program that is completely free of charge.
Dr Aneesha’s recommended treatment
Genuine Dermaroller from £200.00
Microdermabrasion from £60.00