Needling (or rolling) is quickly becoming the skin rejuvenation modality
of choice for many aware aesthetic skin care practitioners around the
the face of so many high profile modalities, such as lasers and other
micro-injury techniques that can deliver less than optimal results,
dermal needling is providing, in many cases, equal or better results
with less cost and effort.
key to needling is the healing response that the process stimulates.
Until recently, the keratinocyte, which was considered less important
than the fibroblast in creating healthy skin, was abused shamelessly
with a variety of ablative treatments.
New research, however, suggests the humble keratinocyte is
responsible for releasing several key growth factors that conduct the
orchestra of cells beneath it to facilitate ideal skin rejuvenation.
out why Dermal
is the only rejuvenation treatment that maximizes
essential cell nutrients and maximizes release of growth factors
associated with the positive aspects of wound healing simultaneously.
Discover why Dermal
Needling eliminates the risk of melanocyte heat injury and actually optimizes
cell function, making it the ideal treatment for all skin types.
book provides a concise guide to this exceptional modality, explaining
everything a practitioner needs to know about the how’s, why’s, and
of dermal needling.
Lance Setterfield, Medical Director of Acacia
Dermacare in Victoria, Canada, was one of the early adopters of this treatment
modality and consequently has many years of experience to share. He has vast
experience with all forms of skin rejuvenation modalities and conducted
many years of research and clinical trials to evaluate the effectiveness
of these modalities in specific situations.
Dr Setterfield believes optimizing
skin health through regulating cell function is an attainable goal.
in "ideal" skin rejuvenation treatment programs that
protect the epidermis, preserve the dermal papillae, optimize cell
function, break down scar tissue and rebuild the extracellular matrix
with normal collagen, as opposed to scar tissue.