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Can I use a derma roller if I scar easily?

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 suggestion would be to test the roller on a small area that is inconspicuous first, just to be sure (especially if you tend to keloid, etc) Read more...

Derma roller is painful is there any alternative? Can scars get reduced by medicines?

Scars. Scars may sometime be reduced with interlesional injections of steroids. Read more...
Few options. Consider topical anesthetics, shorter needle length dermaroller, or ice prior to treatment.Other options include silicone gel sheeting, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, steroid injection, massage or pressure therapy as well as a variety of surgical options. Read more...

Does the derma roller that removes surgical scars really work?

Yes and no. Once a scar has been made, there is currently no technology that can create a scarless area but there are several including the derma roller which can help. Techniques are dependent on the experience and skill of the practitioner as well as the response of the individual, all a which are highly variable. For best results, seek someone with a lot of experience with your particular problem. Read more...

How effective is the derma roller device on open pores and surgical scars?

It is effective. Every individual has very unique responses to treatment. Some respond better than others and it may be difficult to know how well someone will respond. In addition, there are treatment operator effects- derma roller devices come in different lengths. Obviously, the deeper the device penetrates, the more reaction, either positive or negative. Your best bet- find an experienced practitioner. Read more...

Please tell me, could I use the derma roller on my 2nd degree burn scar?

Yes, needling helps. There is good evidence to show that micro-needling such as with the derma-roller is beneficial in reducing the appearance of scars. Keep in mind the word reduce, not eliminate. This is not a miracle cure but it is very low risk and there is little chance it will make it worse. Read more...

Hi my arm is covered with self harm scars, they are mostly white, and some have left indents in my skin. Would a derma roller help me?

Scars & VitaminE. Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. Peace and good health. Scars symbolize overcoming a wound. Read more...