Microneedling for scars
Micro hair pigmentation on a totally bald head: on the left the finished pigmentation, but here the correction of the FUT scar has not yet been completed - on the right the picture shows the head after complete treatment and completed scar correction: pigmentation and needling
Microneedling scar treatment
Scars are often a not insignificant aesthetic problem. Not only scars after hair transplants, for example the FUT scars that run in the back of the head from one ear to the other, also acne scars, especially in the facial area, are a not uncommon complication with the affected group of people. Unfortunately, transplant scars and acne scars usually remain extremely visible for a lifetime, even if the tissue has healed for a long time. A scar tissue is a type of replacement tissue that has a significantly lower blood supply and, depending on the severity, can be from soft to severely hardened. By stimulating the skin during needling, the collagen fiber bundles are loosened and reformed at these points in the tissue. So far, the success of all methods against scars and acne scars has not been really satisfactory or has been associated with high risks and side effects. Microneedling provides amazing results in the treatment of scars and acne scars with minimal side effects. This treatment is complete with the correction through a micro-hair pigmentation in the hair area or a camouflage treatment in all other areas such as face and body. The color adjustment takes place either in advance of the microneedling or afterwards - this must be decided individually.
What exactly happens when needling against scars?
Microneedling is considered a real revolution among methods against scars and acne scars, because it delivers very effective results and the treatment puts minimal stress on the skin, is not painful and there is almost no downtime. Microneedling is a very successful procedure to achieve significantly more even and smoother skin for scars and acne scars without surgery.
How does a microneedling work for scars and acne scars?
With microneedling for scars or acne scars, the skin is treated with an electronically controlled derma pen. The treatment head contains very fine needles, sterile and in different formations. On the treatment head of the Derma-Pen there are micro-fine and sterile needles that extend up to 1000 times per minute. As a result, thousands of controlled micro-injuries can be created during treatment. This in turn creates the collagen and elastin stimulation so necessary for the skin to reduce the scars or acne scars.
When the approximately 0.3 mm thin needles penetrate the top layer of skin (epidermis) during microneedling, these fine, sterile needles irritate certain receptors and also growth factors in the skin. Growth factors stimulate the new production of collagen and elastic fibers as well as hyaluronic acid in the skin and are responsible for the elasticity and firmness of the connective tissue in the area of scars or acne scars. In order to repair the skin at this point as quickly as possible, more collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid are then released, which are essential for the elasticity and firmness of the connective tissue in scars and acne scars.
The final result in the form of less visible scars or acne scars can only be seen a few weeks or even months after the entire treatment, as the stimulated renewal of the tissue continues over a longer period of time.