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Microneedling in aesthetic dermatology

Microneedling in aesthetic dermatology



Time to Complete

1 hour


April 30, 2015


April 30, 2015

Programme Description

In this article Professor Richard White provides an overview of microneedling, a promising technique to induce natural connective tissue growth. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include the use of micro needling to improve scarring, including hypertrophic and keloid scarring, and its safety and efficacy.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Explain the rationale and science behind microneedling
  • Outline the possible applications of microneedling in aesthetic medicine.
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Professor Richard White
    Professor of tissue viability
    University of Worcester
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Haymarket Medical Education
    United Kingdom


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