What is dermapen?
Dermapen is a form of microneedling with pen like device. This pen has needles at the tip to create microchannels to the surface of the skin. The body responds by creating new collagen and elastin fibers.
Benefits: As the skin responds its plumps and thickens. It reduces pore size, the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, mild to moderate acne scarring, and stretch marks. It stimulates collagen and improves skin texture.
What to expect?
Side effects and complications are usually minimal. Occasionally you may experience redness, bleeding, temporary scarring, dryness and or discomfort. Swelling usually resolves within 12 hours.
Any bruising that may occur generally resolves within 7-14 days and may be covered with makeup as needed.
Itching is not common, but if occurs, it is temporary and may be treated with over the counter anti-histamines, if needed.