Derma Pen
What is the Dermapen treatment?

DERMA PEN is a device that resembles a pen and is generally used for micro needling on people with skin issues. This treatment helps in collagen induction, improves blood circulation and can be used to improve the penetration of some anti ageing and depigmenting serums into the skin. And the best part of the treatment is that it has got almost no downtime.

Why do we need this treatment?

Lifestyle of people in today’s world is quite hectic, people want a perfect life and have no time to take care of one self, so the one who has skin problems and wants a quick solution can opt for this treatment.

How frequently should it be done?

Dermapen can be done once in a month and usually 3-4 sessions the gap can be increased to 4-5 months.

Things to Know

Derma pen is used mostly for:-

  • Open pores
  • Dull skin
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Fine lines
  • Acne scars
  • Anti-ageing &
  • Stretch marks.

Derma pen can be done in both male and female, age is not specified, depending on the condition but again one can get treated at the age of 13 years and above.

If there is any injury/ cut on your skin, it heals by forming new collagen tissue in the skin on its own.

We follow the same mechanism in Derma pen. We numb a particular area and give you a controlled injury on that area. This injury heals by forming new collagen tissues and new blood vessels are also laid down in the same area. Because of which blood circulation improves in that region leading to skin rejuvenation

Derma pen is quite a safe procedure. There is hardly any risk involved in it, all depends in the hands of an experienced dermatologist. We would recommend you to get this treatment done under supervision of a dermatologist.

This is a very safe procedure with practically no side effects. However in some cases a person can see PIH “ POST INFLAMMATORY HYPER PIGMENTATION” Which is temporary and responds to medicines easily.

If one stops taking this treatment there are no side effects. A person does not depend on the treatment. However ageing is an ongoing process so, we recommend you to continue this treatment as and when recommended by the dermatologist.

As derma pen is a very safe procedure but one must keep few important precautions in mind:-

  • one should use sunscreen daily. specially while going out in the sun.
  • one should keep the hydration level of the skin good by drinking good amount of water and apply moisturisers
Dr Shail Gupta, MD (renowned dermatologist) with almost 2 decades of experience in the field of dermatology says that this is one of his favourite treatments. According to Dr. Gupta this treatment is very safe has practically no side effects with very dependable results and the best part is that this procedure has minimal downtime.
Yes, this treatment can be combined with other treatments.
One must avoid make up soon after the treatment. Use mild makeup after applying protective moisturiser only if its required.
There are many myths related to this treatment. This treatment does not make your skin sensitive but one should get the treatment done only by an expert dermatologist.
There is hardly any downtime. Skin may become red for couple of hours and redness subsides after few hours gradually.
Dermapen is a painless procedure. As anaesthetic cream is applied before the procedure to numb the area. Thus causing minimal or no pain.
The duration of one session is 10-15 min maximum.
Derma pen can be done on scalp and face. It can also be done on other body parts for different indications like stretch marks, however this can also be used to treat pigmented areas on skin and neck etc.
Derma pen is a very scientific treatment which require skills, to rejuvenate the skin from deep within. Parlour treatments are generally very superficial and whatever benefits you see because of parlour facials is because of usage of bleach, which is a very harmful chemical. Thus making the treatment different and safe from parlour.

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