"> Microneedling | Dr. Dominic Bray | Facelift Plastic Surgeon in Harley Street, London

Microneedling

At a glance

Appointment Time

1 hour

Anaesthesia

No

Contraindications

History of hypertrophic scarring, Eczema, Psoriasis, actinic keratosis, cold sores, uncontrolled diabetes, moles and raised lesions in treatment area.

Downtime

Redness post treatment. May be a little red the following day. Make up can be used to conceal.

Final Result

1 week for more radiant smoother skin. Skin continues to improve as new collagen is produced.

Brands Used

Dermapen

Microneedling
What does it treat?

What does it treat?

Improves skin quality, lines, wrinkles and pore size. Can also help with some kinds of scarring.

How does it work?

How does it work?

A needling pen is passed over the skin. Multiple needle insertions create a controlled trauma that generates the wound healing cascade and new collagen is formed.

Who will perform the treatment?

Who will perform the treatment?

Aesthetic nurse

Frequently Asked Questions


A procedure the uses multiple small needles to generate a medically induced injury. The purpose of the treatment is to generate new collagen for a smoother, firmer, more toned skin. Dermapen is a safer more precise method of needling than a dermaroller. Needle penetration is perpendicular and depth of needle can be adjusted to treat different areas of the face.


Suitable for most skin types and ages to improve and maintain skin quality unless contraindicated.


Skin will appear plumper after treatment, however it takes many months for collagen to develop. This is a treatment for long term rather than immediate results.


It is advisable to plan treatment around your work and social calendar as skin can be a little red and can be marked if deeper needling is required in some areas.


From £250 per session.


Results are cumulative and regular treatments are recommended.


Skin will be red immediately after treatment and redness may persist for 24 hours. Make up can be worn the following day to conceal.


Face, neck, décolleté and hands are usual areas of treatment.


No make up until the following day and use SPF 30 or above.

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