MCA Scar Treatment / Dry Needling old

MCA Scar Treatment (Multi-trepannic Collagen Actuation) is also known as dry needling or micro needling.

MCA Scar Treatment/dry needling is carried out with the use of a specialist medical tattooing machine, using a dry needle technique (no pigment/colour used). The treatment consists of a needle that enters the surface layers of the skin, just enough to cause a minor trauma and stimulate blood flow to the area.

The process causes minute punctures, which create channels that trigger the body to produce collagen, melanin and elastin in order to fill the wounds – therefore promoting further healing.

While this isn’t a scar removal treatment (no such thing exists unfortunately), it can improve the look, feel, firmness and appearance of scars considerably.

So what happens after an MCA Scar Treatment?

  • New tissue grows into the damaged skin and collagen, elastin and melanin production is stimulated as part of this new healing process.
  • Loose and sunken stretch marks fill out and appear smoother and firmer.
  • Discoloured scars start to normalise and skin tone/colour evens out.
  • Scars that are raised and bumpy flatten out and become less visible
  • Tight scars relax and become less restricted.
  • Areas of scar numbness begin to have returned feeling.

This treatment is fantastic for anyone that would like to improve the appearance and feel of a scars, burns and stretch marks. While there is no guarantee as to the exact results, most patients will notice a marked improvement after just one treatment.  Typically a course of treatment is 3-4 treatments to be carried out 4-6 weeks apart.

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Scar Reduction Treatment for Scars and Burns


This is a testimonial from one of my clients, who had multiple scars treatments with the MCA treatment. She was so pleased with the results, that she decided not to go on to have the areola tattooing.

I found Nikki online. I was looking for help with scarring after a breast reduction / lift & tummy tuck, and from the moment of Nikki getting back in touch after my email, I felt confident I was finally going to get the help I needed. Nikki has been respectful at all times and I felt completely comfortable with her even under the sensitive circumstances.  Treatments took place in a clean and very private room and was comfortable at all times, the results are great!! I feel MUCH happier & more confident now that the scarring has been drastically reduced, I am so glad I chose this course of treatments rather than scar revision.

Nikki is a lovely friendly person, who has helped me feel better about myself, her advice along the way has been great. I would definitely recommend trying Nikki’s treatment before any revision surgery.”




best for

Best For

All fully healed white scarring.  Including; 

* Post surgical or injury scars.

* Burn scarring, including healed grafts.

* Stretch marks



From 1 hour

recovery time

Recovery Time

10-14 days care required. Minimal


Comfort Level

Numbing cream used.



Price on assessment



LED healing light therapy £35 per area

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