When properly used neither side effects nor risks are known. Micro needling represents a safe treatment method in general. Small hematoma and swellings can occur 24-48 hours after treatment. Remaining sensitivity disorders, pain or wounds healing disorders are extremely rare, since the micro perforations are sealed spontaneously minutes after treatment. A tendency for increased scar formation warrants strict indication. It is recommended to use sun protection factor 30 to minimize the risk for hyperpigmentation for 1 week after treatment. Sun bathing and solarium visits have to be avoided during this time.
- Acute skin infections (acne, herpes)
- Blood thinning medication
- Skin cancer
- Untreated diabetes
- Allergies to local anesthetics