Updated: Jul 3
To get rid of persistent acne scars, people use a variety of home cures or gels. The benefits of these gels, however, are just transitory. It may aggravate the skin problems. Acne damages the pores as well as the surrounding tissues. Excess oil, debris, and bacteria build up in the pore, causing harm to the underlying skin tissues and tearing down the follicular wall. The skin becomes irritated, and the acne leaves behind scars that do not dissolve without adequate treatment.
Does micro needling help with acne scars?
Most doctors recommend micro needling or derma roller to treat acne scars and enhance overall skin health. Micro-needling is a cosmetic procedure that involves the fast insertion of sets of tiny needles into the skin. These needles stimulate collagen production and aid in the formation of skin tissues. Dermatologists utilize high-intensity radio frequency to stimulate collagen formation while injecting needles into the skin.
Micro-needling is an excellent treatment for scars since it goes deep into the skin to address the underlying issues rather than just the surface. It is used to treat not just acne scars, but also burn scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. It lowers pigmentation and dark patches while shrinking enlarged pores.
Derma rolling and micro-needling cost
Derma rollers in diameters ranging from 0.25mm to 1.5mm are used by cosmetologists. It is determined by the severity of the acne scars. The optimum derma roller size for acne scars is 1-1.5mm needles. 0.25-0.5 mm needles are the optimal size of derma roller for acne scars for enlarged pores and pigmentation. Derma rolling and micro-needling treatments are more costly than other acne scar treatments because they require specialized equipment.
It depends on the dermatologist. However, the typical cost of derma rolling treatment is between 4,000 and 8,000 each session. Depending on the form of acne scars, you will need at least 2-3 treatments. It might take up to a year to detect a visible difference between derma roller before and after acne scars for severe scars.
Risks and side effects
Drink lots of water before your treatment to help lessen the likelihood of bruising and swelling, and avoid wearing makeup before your session. Avoid extensive sun exposure and vigorous physical activity after your treatment. This might irritate your skin and cause it to swell. Otherwise, you can resume your normal schedule.
Minor side effects are prevalent and might include the following:
Bruising and swelling
Irritation of the skin
Exfoliants and skin creams containing alcohol may exacerbate side effects, so avoid them. The symptoms should go away in a few days. Contact us as soon as possible if you have more serious side effects such as infection, skin color changes, an allergic response, or bleeding.
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