What to expect

  • Discomfort or minimal pain may be experienced during the micro-needling procedure some medications cause a burning section over the affected area such as bruising, redness, swelling, inflammation and infection. Medical micro-needling may result in swelling and bruising of the treated areas which may require one week to heal.
  • Mild residual redness or mild burning may occur but should resolve over the next 24-72 hours. You will notice your skin may be slightly reddened and swollen if blisters please call us.
  • You will notice your skin will start to flake and peel, it is crucial you do NOT pick or “help” remove the skin as this could lead to scarring and/or pigmentary changes. Apply recommended cream to dry areas.

Post-Treatment Instructions

  • Do not take any anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, Motrin or Advil. These agents will interfere with the natural inflammatory process that is critical for your skin rejuvenation. 
  • Treat skin gently, use your hands only, wash with a gentle cleanser, cool water, and pat dry but no earlier than 4 hours after the procedure.
  • You may use mineral makeup after 24 hours.
  • Restart a regular skincare regimen in 48 hours and Retin A in 72 hours.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise or sweating for 24 hours due to open pores.
  • Avoid sun tanning and prolonged exposure to direct sunlight for 3 days and if possible 10 days. When exposed to the sun, always use sunscreen SPF30 or above.   
  • Redness or sensitivity might occur and last up to a few days after the procedure. if so use Paracetamol only as needed for any soreness.
  • Peeling may start 3-5 days after the procedure, Do not pick or scratch the treated skin but instead keep it moisturized.
  • Eat fresh pineapple to optimize healing.
  • Use cool compresses if excessive discomfort, burning, redness, or swelling after the procedure.
  • It is recommended that you follow up and repeat treatments in 4 weeks and for best results, a series of 3 – 5 sessions are recommended.

Estelaza Clinic is the brainchild of Dr. Nouf Al Raeesi who has gained her experience as an expert skin specialist working with some of the top Skin specialists in the medical field for over 7 years.

Nouf’s passion and dedication to providing life-changing skin revision treatment programs using some of the best skincare and medical technology on the market has gained an ever growing reputation amongst current and new patients.

Nouf has a certified degree of Bachelor of Medicine from Dubai Medical College for girls, with highest measure of educational brilliance she has obtained an Arab Board of Family Medicine, with all the Arsenals and valuable clinical experiences.

She has been a member of Royal College of General Practitioners, she has been undertaking fellowship program at American Academy of anti-aging Medicine (A4M) in advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease.

She has undergone and finished derma-medical foundation and advanced courses, in addition teaching and training aesthetic medicine are a part of her passion.

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