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Microneedle Derma Roller use for NeuroMuscular Facial Conditions

MIchelle Gellis AP LAc MAc DiplAc Using a microneedle derma roller can provide several potential benefits for patients with neuropathy or neuromuscular deficiencies on their face, assuming they have been properly trained on how to use the device. Here are some ways in which a microneedle derma roller may assist in their recovery: Enhanced blood …

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What to look for in a microneedle device

By Michelle Gellis AP LAc MAc DiplAc Microneedling is a cosmetic treatment growing in popularity amongst acupuncturists. It involves puncturing the skin with tiny needles to stimulate collagen production and rejuvenate the skin. It’s a safe and effective procedure that can be performed using a variety of microneedling devices. With so many options available, it …

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Microneedling Concerns for Darker Skin Tones

By Michelle Gellis AP, LAc, DiplAc Microneedling has become an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure for improving skin, texture, tone and firmness. However, for individuals with darker skin tones (4-6 on the Fitzpatrick scale), there are certain safety concerns that need to be considered before undergoing the treatment. One of the primary safety concerns for individuals …

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Microneedling and Chinese Medicine

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Microneedling & Chinese Medicine Michelle Gellis AP LAc MAc DiplAc Microneedling has become very popular in our profession as a form of treating skin level concerns. As an educator of facial and cosmetic acupuncture I am frequently asked how it fits within our scope of practice. The use of needles to beautify the skin has …

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