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Microneedling in Dermatology

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Microneedling (MN) also known as percutaneous collagen induction(PCI), In 1995, Orentreich and Orentreich coined the term “subcision” to describe manual needling for the treatment of scars.Microneedling is a safe, minimally invasive, and effective esthetic treatment for several different dermatologic conditions,The applications for microneedling have expanded decades to include the treatment of skin rejuvenation, acne scarring, rhytides, surgical scars, dyschromia,melasma, enlarged pores, and transdermal drug delivery. This review make a summary of the application of MN in dermatology.

Microneedling is a simple, safe, effective and minimally invasive treatment technique. It was originally used for skin rejuvenation, however, it is now used for a very wide range of indications including acne scarring, acne, post-traumatic/burn scarring, hair loss, skin rejuvenation, drug delivery, hyperhidrosis, stretch marks, and more. In addition, over the past 10 years, many new innovations have been made to the instruments originally used for microneedling. This technology can be combined with other surgical techniques to achieve better results.


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