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During this time, we continue to offer targeted treatments to our patients who have a medical indication, such as scarring or hair loss. As well as Microneedling - see video above - we are treating patients with IPL, Photofractional Rejuvenation, ResuFX Fractionated Laser and PRP Hair.

Microneedling works by stimulating the production of new collagen in the skin. This is achieved by controlled micro-injuries to the dermis with microscopic needles that stimulate your body’s natural wound healing process, while minimising cellular damage. The result is effective collagen production and remodelling of scar tissue, while keeping the overall structure of the skin intact.

We use SkinPen by Bellus Medical, which is the World's First FDA-Approved Microneedling Device, clinically proven to safely and effectively treat facial acne scars. In addition to treating acne scarring, it improves the appearance of large pores, fine wrinkles, loss of elasticity, sun damage, and allow deeper penetration of topical products, increasing their effectiveness.
Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure , which takes approximately 30 minutes and has very little downtime. It can be used at any time of year and is appropriate for all skin colours and types. It can be used on the face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen, and back.

The treatment typically causes mild swelling and redness in the first couple of days following the procedure. It is similar to a mild sunburn with most of the redness and swelling gone within 2-3 days of your treatment. On average, it takes 3-6 sessions for optimal results.

If you would like to discuss your skin concerns with the team please call us on (01) 912 3030 or email info@instituteofdermatologists.ie.