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Microneedling and melasma: delivering successful patient solution

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Microneedling and melasma: delivering successful patient solution


We are pleased to announce the Published Double Peer Reviewed Article by Dr Andrew R. Christie in "Journal of Aesthetic Nursing" (JOAN) Magazine on the subject "Microneedling and melasma: delivering successful patient solutions"


What’s It About?


This innovative paper explores the aetiology and pathophysiology of melasma. Learn about the melanogenesis process and how micro needling can promote re-balance and regulation. This in-depth article further assesses why micro needling is so effective for this recalcitrant condition and how the application of topical pigment blockers can further enhance treatment outcomes. Clinical studies from Brazil, Italy and Australia prove treatment success and patient satisfaction.
Why It Is Important?


Recalcitrant melasma is arguably one of the most challenging indications for treatment by aesthetic practitioners. This innovative paper looks to micro needling as an uncommon, but highly successful patient solution. By contrast with many other modalities, micro needling offers safe and effective treatment parameters and protocols without thermolysis or ablation of the skin. This enables safe treatment on all Fitzpatrick skin types and heritages. Micro needling furthermore offers a longer term management of the condition via the release of regulatory growth factors to treat the very source of the issue. Treatment is fast, affordable and comfortable for the patient with no major downtime.


As a micro needling expert, I have seen phenomenal success with the treatment and long term management of melasma. All of my patients report visual correction of this condition upon completion of a treatment programme. Because there is no heat produced during a micro needling procedure and the epidermis remains in-tact, this is a risk-free procedure suitable for all ethnicities. There is no skin I have come across which has not been eligible for such treatment. I encourage patients to enahnce and maintain results with the daily application of topical pigment blockers and sunscreen.


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7 Reasons Why DPDermaceuticals are NON NEGOTIABLES when skin needling

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

7 Reasons Why DPDermaceuticals are NON NEGOTIABLES when skin needling

Infusion Of Active Substances With Micro-Needling

Creating Procedural Safety By Dr. Andrew R. Christie

Here is a snippet from the article:

Whilst the moral of these stories may appear to be “watch what you inject into the skin”, the reality is much more complex with far greater consequences to be considered.

When Things Go Wrong

All too frequently we come across industry ‘disaster stories’ where a patient’s face or body has been injected with some product which quite simply was not designed for that purpose. Consider Rajee Narinesingh, whose face was injected with cement and tyre sealant. What resulted from a black market ‘plumping party’ she had attended in 2005 were heavy, rock-hard, dried cement nodules permanently embedded in her cheeks.


Monique Allen had over 12 litres of liquid plastic and silicone injected into her body in around 75 backstreet operations. Allen claimed, “the doctor would numb you then attach a funnel to whichever part of your body you wanted, then screw a vial of silicone on and pump it in”. Over the years, the silicone has migrated around her body, rendering her permanently disabled, with patches of disfiguring skin necrosis and ongoing infections.


Such scenarios, however, are not just limited to the lower socio-economic or blackmarkets, consider Daniel Tomas Fuente, an unlicensed medical practitioner in the USA (though a doctor in his native Argentina) who was operating an injectables clinic out of the bathroom of Lionel Richie’s then wife. His injection of unapproved “anti-wrinkle” cocktails into his celebrity clientele, resulted in a bevy of complications, including nodules affecting facial movement and what one patient described as permanent “holes” in their face around the site of injection. Dr Daniel’s patient’s included Diane Richie, Priscilla Presley and Shawn King (the wife of Larry King).


The relationship between injections and micro-needling substances into the skin is far closer than many of us may think....



Don't miss out on this educational article by Dr Andrew R. Christie, about the Infusion of Active Substances and Creating Procedural Saftey when Micro-Needling. Learn what you NEED to know about creating procedural saftey, the RISKS with Micro-Needling & Infusions of Active ingredients and 7 Reasons WHY DP Dermaceuticals are NON-NEGOTIABLES when skin needling.

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About the Author: 

Paris based, Dr. Andrew R. Christie is an industry specialist with over 20 years’ experience. Andrew graduated from Macquarie University (Sydney) and obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from the University Of Southampton (U.K.). Having lectured as a skin and micro-needling expert in over 47 countries, Andrew has been invited as a key speaker at the AMWC (Monte Carlo), CCR / FACE / ACE (London), NCD (Bucharest), AMEC (Paris), SEME (Malaga), MBC (Zagreb), Cosmetic News (Opartja), ILM (Helsinki), AMCSA (Pretoria), AMME (Arachon), FACDC (Johannesburg), MES (Lausanne), ACEDSSA (Cape Town), AesTech (Auckland), Cosmetex (Gold Coast), ASAPs (Hobart), BEA and the Paramedical Conference (Sydney). Andrew has also been a guest lecturer at the Royal Society Of Medicine (London), University Of Tehran (Tehran), VIC University (Melbourne) and the Royal Hayat Hospital (Kuwait City). Andrew has appeared on television, including Aesthetic TV (USA), Fashion TV (Australia), Cosmetic News (Croatia) and in dozens of interviews across the world as a master-needler and authority on medical aesthetics. As the Global Medical Trainer for Dermapenworld, Andrew is the author of Advanced Innovations With Dermapen. Andrew has also authored three other books on skin needling and written hundreds of articles for industry publications and journals. Andrew is a regular judge for the ABIAs in Australia and was awarded the prestigious Educator Of The Year. Andrew has trained over 50,000 practitioners globally.

Meet DermapenWorld at IMCAS World Congress in Paris at Stand #F11.

Monday, January 02, 2017

Meet DermapenWorld at IMCAS World Congress in Paris at Stand #F11.


IMCAS World Congress 2017: For the 19th edition, IMCAS Annual World Congress returns to the magnificent "City of Lights", Paris, France from January 26th to 29th, 2017 at Palais des Congrès.

Redefine Beauty at IMCAS: Start the New Year with DermapenWorld in Paris, along with thousands of edical and Aesthetic Practitioners from around the world. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn about the innovative Dermapen range of products and be part of one of the largest multi-specialty conferences dedicated toaesthetic medicine in the world.

DermapenWorld™ will be at Stand #F11 at IMCAS 2017, showcasing our latest offerings to the Medical and Aesthetic Professional Industry. Along with Dermapen 3™, we are proud to present the newest members of our growing DermapenWorld Family. You'll have the opportunity to see our latest innovations, our Dermapen TattOff™, Dermapen Infuse™, DPLux810™, and our own expanded skincare product line of DP Dermaceuticals™.

Can't make it to Paris? DermapenWorld invites you to peruse our website for more information about the ground-breaking technologies behind these products, and to see how our expanding line can benefit your practice, and your patients.

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ABOUT IMCAS: Building on the success of previous years, this year IMCAS will present hundreds of hours of sessions of high scientific quality, covering all of the major procedures in aesthetic medicine.

Whether you are a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, otorhinolaryngologist, maxillo-facial surgeon, gynecologist, or other aesthetic practitioner, IMCAS will give you the tools you need to improve your practice, increase your arsenal of procedures and offer more to your patients.