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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 7(1); 2009 > Article
Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2009;7(1): 69-79.
미세 다륜침(MTS)과 AHA필링이 남성피부의 모공과 색소침착에 미치는 영향
김연경, 장경자, 리순화, 안성관, 최태부
The Effect of Microneedle Therapy System and Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peeling on the Pores and the Hyperpigmentation of Men's Skin
Yeon-Kyung Kim, Kyung-ja Jang, Shun-hua Li, Sung-kwan An, Tae-boo Choe
ABSTRACT
The aim of this study is to prove the effect of MTS on acne scars and large pores and propose the data on men's skin care which has been in the blind spot. MTS is the abbreviation of Microneedle Therapy Syetem and has a roller with 200 microneedle. It induces the natural regeneration of collagen by making the artificial wounds by microneedle roller. In aesthetic salons, AHA treatment has been mainly applied to large pores and acne scars. Recently, MTS arose a new treatment for them. Therefore, this study compared the effect of MTS and AHA. The study objects were 24 men with age of 20's with acne scars and large pores. The first experimental group was treatd by MTS. The second experimental group was treated by AHA. The control group was not treated. The study objects were treated once a week for 6 weeks. The experimental variables were the number of visible pores, the number of large pores among visible pores, the number of black head, the number of wrinkle, the area of hyperpigmentation and the brightness of complexion. They were measured before and after the experiment. As for the control group, there was no significant decrease in all of experimental variables. As for the experimental groups, all of experimental variables except the brightness of complexion decreased significantly. The experimental group treated by MTS was decreased in all of significant experimental variables more than the experimental group treated by AHA. Conclusively, this study proved that MTS treatment was effective to men's skin with acne scars and large pores.
Key words: men's skin care, MTS, AHA peeling, pores, hyperpigmentation
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