Microneedling Reduces Smoking- and Aging-Related Skin Wrinkles
6 monthes ago - By Surgical Aesthetics Magazine
Multiple treatments with an automated microneedling device significantly reduces wrinkles resulting from both skin aging and smoking, according to a recent study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology .
Amer Mohamed, MD, et al, treated 40 patients with facial wrinkles. The patients were divided into 2 groups: cigarette smokers and skin aging. Each underwent six Dermapen treatments spaced two weeks apart with a needle depth of 1mm depth and six passes per area treated. Each pass was delivered in eight directions-vertical, up and down, horizontal, to the right and left, and in both diagonal...
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