Skin Needling (Dermapen)

Invigorate your skin with collagen regeneration skin needling in Melbourne with Dermapen™ that boasts the same results as fractional lasers without the cost, downtime and long term side effects.

Skin needling has the ability to stimulate the body’s own natural healing and regenerative response for long term nourishment of the skin. This treatment stimulates collagen and elastin that are essential properties to help fight common skin concerns, including ageing.

Dermapen treatments are fast, effective, comfortable and offer results after just one treatment. Using an advanced pen like device that gently glides smoothly over the skin, microscopic wounds are formed by the sterile needles to stimulate collagen by activating a wound like repair process. Based on your areas of concern, your Clinican may recommend a series of treatments for optimal results.

Your treatment is performed by a Dermapen trained qualified Nurse Clinician.

What can be treated? 

  • Dry skin
  • Dull complexion
  • Aging                                    
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Hyperpigmention        
  • Photo Damage              
  • Uneven skin one

Why Dermaphen? 

  • Improves acne scarring
  • Increases natural collagen production
  • Improves Hyper-pigmentation/hypo-pigmentation
  • Fades surgical scars and promotes wound healing
  • Fades stretch marks
  • Minimise pore size
  • Tightens , Lifts and Rejuvenates Skin

Treatments Required? 

During the consultation with your Nurse, we will discuss your skin concerns and outline the procedure in detail, including the number of sessions required to improve your skin. Most conditions require up to 6 sessions, usually at 4-6 week intervals.

Contradictions 

Dermapen treatments are not suitable for patients experiencing the following;

  • Pustular rosacea
  • Acne vulgaris stage III-IV
  • Herpes simplex
  • Warts
  • Scleroderma
  • Bacterial/fungal infections
  • Open lesions
  • Solar keratosis
  • Skin cancer
  • Haemophilia

If you are prone to herpes simplex (cold sores), it is recommended to take or apply targeted prophylaxis, such as acyclovir, to prevent a possible outbreak.

Treatment duration? 

Please allow 45-90 minutes for your treatment, this includes preparation of a numbing agent (topical local anesthetic) if required and post- treatment care.

'Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.'

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Fiona NormanDivision 1 Nurse and Dermal Therapist With an eye for fine detail, Fiona is an excellent, results-driven dermal therapist. Graduating from La Trobe University and experienced in plastic surgery from her time working in London, Fiona has been at Melbourne...

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