Does Dermarolling Work for Melasma
Of the many treatments available for Melasma, Dermarolling is the only guaranteed, proven and cost effective way to fade it gradually. Read along the following article to learn how Dermarollers work for Melasma.
Melasma, commonly referred to as the “the mask of pregnancy” affects 90%of pregnant women. It is a hypermelanotic disorder, which results due to hormonal influences such as pregnancy and birth control pills, hormone replacement therapy or internal hormonal changes. Although it is also possible in men, it not reported very often.
Occurrence of Melasma
Melasma is characterized as dark and irregular patches on the face including forehead, lower lip, chin &upper cheeks and on the arm area. It is often noticed in women between 20-50 years of age group.
Dermaroller Treatment for Melasma
Melasma responds quite well to the Dermarolling treatment.
Dermarolling is a kind of collagen induction therapy where a small roller comprising of hundreds of tiny needles is rolled over small sections of affected skin area, creating lots of tiny punctures. This in turn induces the collagen production in the skin to heal these punctures.
This enhances the skin’s natural blood supply, reviving the natural glow, and thereby improving fine lines and wrinkles, depressed acne scars and Melasma.
How the Treatment Feels
Dermarolling treatment, for most patients, is a little uncomfortable experience, but is not very painful. The treatment can be made comfortable by making use of a topical anesthetic cream.
Possible Side Effects
You can experience mild inflammation and redness on the skin that will last only for a few hours.
Post Treatment Precautions
Melasma patients who undergo for Dermarolling treatments should:
- Avoid exposure to direct sunlight after the treatment
- Avoid saunas for next 7 days post treatment
- Moisturize your face every 6 hours for next 3 days.