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Author Topic: Can dermarolling help with Melasma?  (Read 2676 times)

sachalynxx

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Can dermarolling help with Melasma?
« on: February 15, 2013, 04:04:17 PM »
hi,
i have what doctors call mask of pregnancy and natural health people have said it is from candida....

i am not sure which but, i despise the discoloration on my face.   can derma rolling help me with this?
« Last Edit: February 15, 2013, 05:16:15 PM by SarahVaughter »

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Re: Can dermarolling help with Melasma?
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2013, 02:17:25 PM »
In 2011, there has been a study about enhancing the penetration of skin depigmenting products by dermaneedling (needle length of 0.5 mm and 0.13 mm) with successful results:
Skin Needling to Enhance Depigmenting Serum Penetration in the Treatment of Melasma:

http://forums.owndoc.com/dermarolling-microneedling/dermaroller-for-melasma/

You can try a 0.5 mm regular dermaroller (up to three times a week) to enhance the penetration of a Hydroquinone cream. The best protocol is 3 month on, 1 month off and so on.

Related subject:
http://forums.owndoc.com/dermarolling-microneedling/melasma-cure-and-dermarolling/

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