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legolas123

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What happens when you needle healthy skin?
« on: June 23, 2011, 08:39:32 PM »
When I single-needle healthy skin, what will happen?

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What happens when you needle healthy skin?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2011, 10:43:35 AM »
There is no problem with needling healthy skin. You will trigger collagen production.

   Skin with scars is really not unhealthy skin, it has the same properties as normal skin but usually the quantity and placement of collagen is different in scar tissue.

   Concerning wrinkles, the difference between wrinkly and non-wrinkly skin is described here:

   

  http://forums.owndoc.com/dermarolling-microneedling/Wrinkles-between-the-eyebrowsu/a>

   

The technique called needle abrasion -as explained in our instructions should be used only on scar/stretch marks tissue. There is no problem if you hit the non-scar skin often when treating the scar but you should concentrate on the scar and its edges, needling slightly over the edges into the healthy skin., to facilitate the migration of melanocytes from the surrounding tissue into the scar. Needle abrasion crushes the hardened collagen bundles and this will soften the scar.

legolas123

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What happens when you needle healthy skin?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2011, 09:11:43 AM »
SarahVaughter;1733 wrote: There is no problem with needling healthy skin. You will trigger collagen production.

   Skin with scars is really not unhealthy skin, it has the same properties as normal skin but usually the quantity and placement of collagen is different in scar tissue.

   Concerning wrinkles, the difference between wrinkly and non-wrinkly skin is described here:

   

  http://forums.owndoc.com/dermarolling-microneedling/Wrinkles-between-the-eyebrowsu/a>

   

The technique called needle abrasion -as explained in our instructions should be used only on scar/stretch marks tissue. There is no problem if you hit the non-scar skin often when treating the scar but you should concentrate on the scar and its edges, needling slightly over the edges into the healthy skin., to facilitate the migration of melanocytes from the surrounding tissue into the scar. Needle abrasion crushes the hardened collagen bundles and this will soften the scar.

 

i found this on "dermaroller instruction:

"Use the single needle only on scar tissue, not on the surrounding skin"(WHY?)  and " Some people have a very rare condition that causes even tiny skin injuries to heal inthe form of a scar. You should first test on one single scar only and see how it heals." (cheloids?) what it means?thank's

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What happens when you needle healthy skin?
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2011, 02:39:55 PM »
The single needle can be used on any type of skin skin but because single needling is a method to treat scars, you should concentrate on the scars and not on the surrounding skin. You want to trigger collagen in the scar or crush the hardened scar collagen so your main concern is the scar tissue. I merely wanted to explain that when you needle your stretch marks or acne scars for example, you needle the scar and its edges but you do not have to needle the scar-free skin around it because it would take you forever and it is not necessary. Perhaps I should rephrase the instructions.

   Being prone to keloids is extremely rare but I ask our customers to do a test patch just to be on the safe side. If you were prone to keloids, you would most likely already know that from past experiences.  Here I explain the difference between an ordinary scar and a keloid:

   

  http://forums.owndoc.com/dermarolling-microneedling/burn-scars-and-hyperthropic-scars/