Needling & Mixto

Derma-needling and Fractionated CO2 for skin care

Acne scars, wrinkles, and stretch marks can represent skin issues that are very bothering because they do not have a pleasing aesthetic appearance, so it is normal for women to wish to get rid of them. In the following lines, you are about to find out details about two skin care methods that are designed to help you get rid of these skin problems. The derma-needling and fractionated CO2 are both used for treating the previously mentioned skin affections. The method is usually chosen for its efficiency on the type of skin and severity of the problem.

Derma-needling

Even though it sounds like a painful procedure, it is not, because it uses minuscule and thin needles, which are sufficient to penetrate the deeper layer of the skin. The purpose of the technique is to stimulate the production of collagen below the skin’s surface, which is the secret of making it look plumper and rejuvenated, filling wrinkles, reducing scars and stretch marks. It can be safely done on darker skin or ethnic skin as it won’t produce depigmentation or hyperpigmentation, but several sessions will be needed for optimum results to start showing.

Pros:

  • The results are visible after a couple of sessions, with 4-5 weeks between sessions.
  • After a derma-needling session, you can walk out of the clinic, with a feel of slight burning sensation similar to a sun burn.
  • it does not involve any chemicals or products dangerous to your health.
  • Can be use on face neck and any part of the body.

Cons:

  • In some rare cases, the procedure can produce depigmentation or increase in skin’s pigmentation;
  • The skin can get infected, so it is mandatory that you don’t pick at the skin
  • The treated areas can get inflamed and red for a couple of days.
  • Blood can appear in the punctured zones and some thin skin patients can get minor bruising.

Fractionated CO2

It is a technique that also stimulates the production of collagen in the skin, by using laser and heat to puncture the skin so a slight wound is produced. As a reaction to that, the surrounding skin, which is not treated, will start the healing process thereby increasing the production of collagen. Thus, wrinkles, scars, pigment issues are visibly improved. Practically, this technique can erase a couple of years from the skin’s surface, improving its appearance. Still, it is more recommended to be done in the case of persons with a lighter skin complexion, as it can produce hyperpigmentation in darker skin type.

Pros:

  • Wrinkles are diminished, the skin looks much younger;
  • Scars are reduced, and the skin gets a fairer and uniform complexion;
  • The treatment is done in a single session using topical anesthesia.
  • The skin is also tightened after the procedure, reducing some sagging appearance;

Cons:

  • It in an efficient method, but recommended only on light skin. Not suitable for darker complexion or ethnic skin.
  • The recovery period can be quite long, ie at least a week or more. The skin need to be covered with ointment to keep the skin moist to help the crust flake off.
  • The area can be swollen for a few days.
  • The skin will be pink and rather sensitive at first and the redness can linger for a few months.

 

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