Derma Roller

Professional Derma Roller Treatments

Get healthier looking skin through our non-intrusive derma roller treatments which are clinically proven to provide results for a number of reasons. Whether you have scarring from acne, loose skin or stretch marks, our derma roller treatments will help reduce the visibility and make your skin look healthier than ever. These treatments are carried out by experienced professionals who are fully qualified to carry out these treatments to our patients.

For The Following Treatments

  • Surface anaesthesia – topical 45 minute to 1 hour
  • Multiple needle penetrations into the dermis – 15-20 times in a star shaped manner
  • Application of hyaluronic acid
  • 250 holes cm²
  • Clinical end points – pin point bleeding, time 15-20 minutes

Post Treatment

  • Saline or cold compress cream

Pre Treatment

  • Patient suitability and contraindications
  • Treatment goals
  • Purpose explained
    • Collagen stimulation and regeneration
    • Angiogenesis – arterial and venous
    • Extracellular matrix regeneration
  • Suitably trained / qualified and experienced practitioner
  • Multiple sessions may be needed, up to 3-4 sessions
  • 6-8 week intervals needed for new collagen formation
  • Pre and post treatment photographs

Significant Contribution to Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics

  • Convenient system
  • Easily accessible
  • Cost effective – covers whole face/dècolletè
  • User friendly / minimal downtime
  • Used on all skin types Fitzpatrick I to IV
  • Less side effects
  • Recent update – application of hyaluronic aid during the procedure enhances collagen formation and improves the rejuvenation


  • Scars – new scars respond better
  • Acne scars, burn scars
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Aging skin and wrinkles
  • Revascularisation
  • Reduced pigmentation
  • Large pores
  • Stretch marks
  • Hair loss
  • Transepidermal delivery of substances like lipoproteins and anti-aging products
  • Vitiligo


  • Active acne
  • Active bacterial or viral infection of the treatment area
  • Keloid formation
  • Photosensitive disorders
  • Pregnancy and lactation

Product Development

2006 – Fernandez. Collagen induction therapy (CIT) with the derma roller.


  • Micro needles are embedded or glued to the roller.
  • Material used; High quality medical grade stainless steel (alloying elements of chromium, nickel, molybdenum and titanium)
  • The plastic brand Lexan (poly carbonate sheet and resin)
  • Sterile – single use pre sterilised by gamma radiation

Technical Aspects

  • Drum shaped instrument
  • Fine needles
  • Shaft diameter between 0.1µm – 0.25µm
  • Tip radius 2-3µm (0.003mm) V Range 0.16µm
  • Grinding and construction (Genuine Derma roller) V Stamping or cutting (Spikes) DTS/GENUSLYS
  • The needle length 0.8 to 3mm
  • Angle of the needle 15-20 degrees V 6 degrees
  • Number of needles 192 in 8 rows


  • Device classification and general product safety
  • European union medical devices directive (class II b)
  • UK competent authority – MHRA
  • CE marking
  • Falls under general product safety regulations 2005


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