POS­SI­BLE SIDE EF­FECTS

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Mi­croneedling has be­come very pop­u­lar as there are vir­tu­ally no side ef­fects or down­time. Mi­cro needling side ef­fects are very rare if the treat­ment is done prop­erly. Mi­croneedling is gen­er­ally well-tol­er­ated but ery­thema may be seen af­ter treat­ment, last­ing for 2-3 days. Skin may also feel warm, tight and itchy for a short while, this nor­mally re­solves in 12–48 hours. Pho­to­pro­tec­tion is ad­vised for a week and lo­cal an­tibi­otic creams may be pre­scribed. The prick­ing chan­nels close within 60 to 90 min­utes and there­fore in­fec­tions are un­likely. The pro­ce­dure is well-tol­er­ated and ac­cepted by the pa­tients, is cost ef­fec­tive, can be done on all skin types and on ar­eas not suit­able for peel­ing or laser resur­fac­ing, such as near eyes.

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