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DermaPen Micro-Needle Skin Therapy is a multi-function skin therapy that uses multiple thin needles to gently penetrate the skin to leave it looking firmer, smoother and younger. This treatment is most commonly used to combat scarring, enlarged pores, lines and wrinkles, loose and non-elastic skin, eye-bags and sun damage and age spots.

This treatment is based on the natural rejuvenating power of the skin. Shortly after any injury to the human skin, old and damaged skin tissue dissolves and is replaced by new cells. The gentle, controlled needling method used in the DermaPen Micro-Needle Skin Therapy induces this organic self-repair mechanism on a microcosmic scale. The thin needles are used to gently penetrate the skin and create micro-injuries that trigger the synthesis of new collagen. This method is extremely effective and is hugely popular with clients who prefer a rejuvenation method involving significantly less epidermal damage than alternative treatments.

Whatever your personal requirements, the Cadogan Clinic will provide the leading UK consultants and techniques for your treatment at our state-of-the-art, purpose-built, central London facility.


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Skin needling is effective in treating age concerns such as lines, wrinkles and pigmentation, scars stretch marks and pitted acne scarring, and improving skin texture and tone. This treatment is not suitable for those who are pregnant or lactating, those with skin concerns such as Rosacea, Psoriasis or Eczema or those who have recently had facial fillers. Your experienced aesthetic practitioner will assess your suitability for this treatment at your initial consultation.

After your treatment your skin will be red and flushed with an appearance similar to moderate sunburn. It may be that you also experience skin tightness and sensitivity to the area but this will diminish within a few hours following treatment and after 24 hours the skin will be completely healed. Your aesthetician will give you after care instructions following your treatment.

You will see visible results for skin rejuvenation at between 6-8 weeks after your procedure and the results continue to improve over time. Your skin naturally heals itself every 45 days so with micro-needling stimulation changes will be fast. At Cadogan Cosmetics we recommend a course of DermaPen sessions for optimum results though improvement is noticeable after just one treatment.

This treatment at Cadogan Cosmetics is very safe and effective. Any side effects experienced with the DermaPen usually subside within 24-48 hours and may include erythema, stinging, itching, skin tightness. It is minimally invasive with minimal downtime and requires only simple after care.

Micro needling can be safely performed on all skin colours and types and there is no risk hyperpigmentation as the melanocytes and epidermis stay intact during skin needling.

You may experience minor discomfort during the skin needling treatment but a numbing cream can be applied beforehand to reduce this. Depending on the aggressiveness of treatment, you may experience pin-point bleeding during the treatment but not ongoing. You may find temporary redness of the skin for a couple of hours or a day depending on the treatment type.

DermaPen stamps over your skin creating tiny punctures in the skin, the majority of which are simply pushing open the pores. The body sees this as damage to the skin which then stimulates collagen and elastin production and initiates the healing process, therefore tricking the body into repairing scars, stretch marks and wrinkles.

DermaPen is a skin micro-needling treatment with minimum downtime which promotes scarless healing and natural collagen production in the skin to improve the appearance of scars, acne scarring, stretch marks, wrinkles, pigmentation and rejuvenate the skin.

We use a variant of the general anaesthesia technique called TIVA (Total Intravenous Anaesthesia) that is delivered by our team of top anaesthetists. Intravenous delivery enables our anaesthetist team to monitor anaesthetic depth more closely via specialized computers to maintain an optimal level of anaesthesia. This means you will wake up feeling much better than with traditional alternatives and ready to go home shortly after.

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