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Is it safe to use derma roller while pregnant

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Derm roller : They do work to improve skin appearance and promote collagen synthesis .

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery 36 years experience
DermaPen: Many needling devices are available. We personally prefer the DermaPen device.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Probably fine: You are correct to be concerned. However, the pins/needles used in rollers are very small and not likely to lead to significant scarring. My suggest... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Scars: Scars may sometime be reduced with interlesional injections of steroids.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
At home Dermaroll: Any at home treatments has many downsides. Best to be preformed by expert in skin care or doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
No very different: Microdermabrasion completely removes the to player of your skin (poor analogy = mowing your lawn) an may be greater superficial irregularities. Dermar... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Try a fade cream: There are several fade or scar creams that can be used with varying degrees of success. One that we frequently use for pregnancy stretch marks is ca... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Derma rolling: The idea behind dermarolling is that small needles puncture the skin thereby enabling better penetration of a serum. The trauma of pricking the skin w... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Self Dermal Roller?: NEVER! Very risky to cause issue with self treating derma roller, especially at 1.5 mm depth. See you Derm of Plastics for proper treatments...
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 ways: It is for home use and can be used either of 2 ways. You can use it once a week with a numbing gel or up to 5 out of 7 days very lightly with out. Be ... Read More

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